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Rhode Island With Kids

I have a natural fondness for my home state of Rhode Island. While it's the smallest state in the United States, it boasts an impressive amount of coastline. The views from most parts of the state are simply magnificent.

Rhode Island is typically known for its capital city of Providence, and the popular summer destination of Newport. Both offer great activities for families, as well as hotels and restaurants.

If you are thinking of visiting Rhode Island with kids, check out our posts below. They include activities with kids in Rhode Island, including the Newport Mansions and other things to do in Newport.

Note that we've experienced some of the destinations/attractions below at no cost for purposes for review in the past.

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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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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