Rhode Island Travel Guide

Rhode Island Travel Guide

Rhode Island Travel Guide

Rhode Island Introduction

Rhode Island Official Language(s) De jure: None
De facto: English
Rhode Island Demonym Rhode Islander
Rhode Island Capital Providence
Rhode Island Largest City Providence
Rhode Island Area  Ranked 50th in the US
 - Total 1,214 sq mi
(3,140 km2)
 - Width 37 miles (60 km)
 - Length 48 miles (77 km)
 - % water 32.4
 - Latitude 41° 09' N to 42° 01' N
 - Longitude 71° 07' W to 71° 53' W
Rhode Island Population  Ranked 43rd in the US
 - Total 1,053,209 (2009 est.)
- Density 1,012.3/sq mi  (390.78/km2)
Ranked 2nd in the US
Rhode Island Elevation  
 - Highest Point Jerimoth Hill
812 ft  (247 m)
 - Mean 200 ft  (60 m)
 - Lowest Point Atlantic Ocean
0 ft  (0 m)
Admission to Union  May 29, 1790 (13th)
Rhode Island Governor Donald Carcieri (R)
Rhode Island Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts (D)
Rhode Island Legislature General Assembly
 - Upper house Senate
 - Lower house House of Representatives
U.S. Senators Jack Reed (D)
Sheldon Whitehouse (D)
U.S. House Delegation 1: Patrick J. Kennedy (D)
2: James Langevin (D)
Rhode Island Time Zone Eastern: UTC-5 / -4
Rhode Island Abbreviations RI US-RI
Rhode Island Website http://www.ri.gov
  • If you really want to enjoy everything in your vacations then Rhode Islands are just right destination for you.

  • You can have all types of beach activities.

  • You can take helicopter ride to see the whole city.

  • Rhode Islands are small but they are so much full of fun that you will not feel it small. There are castles and parks to visit. Some of them are really old.

Where to Go in Rhode Island

  • You can go to the historic site in Pawtucket which is known as The Sylvanus Brown House.

  • If you want to see fine examples of architecture of nineteenth century and early Federal then you must visit a section of Benefit Street that is called “Mile of History”.

  • During the time of Festival of Historic Homes many of the private homes are also open to the public.

  • Waterplace Park is a 1.6 hectare park which is set around a tidal basin fed by the Woonasquatucket River.

  • You can buy things there have food and the most attractive part is the Water Fire Spectacle. In this about 41 fires are lit in the middle of the stream.

  • You can go with your family to the Monster Mini Golf. This place is full of fun. The indoor setting is done with different styles of monsters and other ghoulish creatures.

  • You can also see RI which is in the middle of the Newport. It is said that this old stone mill was built by the Governor of Rhode Island.

Rhode Island Shopping

  • Shopping is a fun in Rhode Islands. You can buy cheap to branded goods there.

  • There are different malls. Providence Place Mall is one of the famous Malls which is famous for its architecture. there is a very large wall of glass which allows you to see river and the city.

  • You can also see Waterfires through the glass if they are on at the time you visit there.

  • You can buy things from low rate to high range; you can enjoy delicious food over there. You can watch movie also.

  • Then there is a Dad’s Bread is a south Kingston institution. You can enjoy different kinds of tasty breads.

  • You can move to historic town of Wickford where you buy beautiful pottery, antiques, and many other things.

Rhode Island Food

  • There are many restaurants where you can enjoy different types of food like if you want to enjoy Italian food then you can go to Café Panache.

  • You can have different type of fusion drinks. You can taste different types of coffees and have cold drinks with FUZZ.

  • Christies is one of the oldest restaurants in Newport. It is just in the center of the town and it is surrounded by many boats and water.

  • Want to try something really special then you can choose The Cheeky Monkey which offers you many special dishes but when it comes to pricing it is higher then the average restaurants.

Rhode Island Images and Maps

Rhode Island Counties Map
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Rhode Island Road Map
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Rhode Island Flag
Rhode Island Flag
Rhode Island Map
Rhode Island Map
Rhode Island Seal
Rhode Island Seal
Rhode Island State Map in USA
Rhode Island State Map in USA