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Rhode Island Tours & Activities

Find the best things to do in Rhode Island.

Featured Rhode Island Activities

Fun Tours & Activities from Newport to Providence

The smallest state in the U.S., Rhode Island is nicknamed the Ocean State and is known for its sandy beaches and seaside attractions. The state is actually made up of several small islands, like Aquidneck Island, home to the famed city of Newport, “the sailing capital of the world.” The RI capital, Providence, boasts several world-class colleges, like the Ivy League Brown University, as well as historic sites like the nation’s first Baptist church and Roger Williams Park. Popular activities in Rhode Island are water sports, food tours, and sightseeing in the state’s many seaside colonial towns. Explore all of the best things to do in Rhode Island!

Rhode Island is a great family vacation destination. Unique food options, dozens of beaches, and the city amenities offered in Providence make the Ocean State a popular New England destination year-round. Whether you’re craving authentic Italian food or interested in picking your own apples or berries, Rhode Island has something for everyone. Enjoy shopping in Providence’s mall and boutiques, drive country roads and stop for fresh farm produce, or grab a beach chair and soak up the sun at Newport’s relaxing beaches.

Rhode Island tours offer a glimpse at the state’s fascinating history and fun facts. Learn about Providence’s role in the Revolution, visit a 200-year-old library, or go inside the church where JFK married Jackie. This little state is even home to the summer house of Taylor Swift, as well as dozens of historic mansions like the Breakers, in Newport.

Check out our selection of things to do in Rhode Island and start planning your visit today.