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Rhode Island

The smallest state in the United States, Rhode Island, offers miles of coastline and many activities for families. Thanks to its location next to New York City, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, it’s a convenient place to visit for a day trip or weekend when visiting other cities and states.

 

An Insider Guide to the Newport Mansions with Kids

Disclosure: I received complimentary admission to two of the Newport Mansions. I also worked at the Newport Rhode Island mansions for several years in college, so I spent lots of time in them throughout the years. All opinions are my own. Affiliate links are included. When a purchase is made and/or a link is clicked, …

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Things to Do in Newport RI With Kids

Things to do in Newport Rhode Island with kids, including the mansions, Cliff Walk, beach, sailing, and restaurant ideas. Newport Rhode Island is often known for sailing, picturesque restaurants, beautiful Mansions, and an active late-night scene. But there is so much more to this seaside city, including lots of things to do in Newport RI …

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Stay at the Norman Bird Sanctuary Farmhouse in Rhode Island

My home state of Rhode Island is absolutely beautiful, and there are so many wonderful places to explore throughout the small state. Last week, I had the unique opportunity to join several other New England travel writers on a fabulous retreat in Middletown, RI (part of Newport County, RI). Our home base was the historic …

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Review of the Hotel Viking Newport

I spent many summers working in Newport, RI at the Newport Mansions, but surprisingly, had never traveled there with my kids. This spring, we had the opportunity spend two nights at the Hotel Viking, located just a short walk from the downtown shopping/waterfront area of Newport. After driving the hour and a half from our home in …

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