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RHODE ISLAND TRAVEL GUIDE


The Newport Cliff Walk in Rhode Island is a popular tourist attraction

Rhode Island Hotels, Restaurants, Spas and More

The tiny state of Rhode Island — it's a mere 48 miles long and 37 miles wide — offers gorgeous coastline, first-rate water sports, fab food and an abundance of historic and cultural attractions. Take your pick from Newport, the epitome of the New England waterfront resort, "Renaissance City" (and state capital) Providence to the dramatic bluffs of Block Island.



NEWPORT

A view from the Ocean Room at Castle Hill Inn & Resort in Newport, Rhode Island
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The Ocean Room at Castle Hill Inn
Situated on a 40-acre peninsula and offering breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay, Castle Hill Inn & Resort offers guests oceanfront seclusion and fabulous cuisine with a quartet of dining rooms. The resort supports local farmers and fishermen, serving fare created from delectable organic ingredients.

Find out more about dining at Castle Hill Inn & Resort



Enjoy the waterfront location of the Newport Marriott Hotel in Rhode Island
HOTELS
Newport Marriott
The Newport Marriott recently completed a $35 million renovation, and offers guests even more luxury and satisfaction than before. Enjoy the waterfront location, as well as a new restaurant, day and night bar, comfortable guest rooms and more.

Get more details in GAYOT's review

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PROVIDENCE



A guest room at Providence Biltmore in Rhode Island



The skyline of downtown Providence in Rhode Island
HISTORIC MEETS HIP
Providence 72-Hour Vacation
Providence has been many things during its 350-year-plus history — manufacturing center, symbol of urban decay and, most recently, a city on the rise. Today, the Providence Renaissance is largely complete, as the Rhode Island capital combines urban sophistication of its cultural scene with the intimacy of a historic New England burg.

See what to do during your stay in Providence


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The exterior of Ocean House in Watch Hill, Rhode Island
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Ocean House
Set on a bluff overlooking the town of Watch Hill, Ocean House is a meticulous, $149-million recreation of the original 1868 hotel of the same name.

Read more in the GAYOT blog



Backroads of New England, by Kim Knox Beckius, is part picture book and part travel guide
BOOKS
Backroads of New England

Part picture book, part travel guide, Backroads of New Englandcelebrates the beauty and history of this part of the country through stories, photographs and touring suggestions. Author Kim Knox Beckius' appreciation of this part of the country is apparent in the descriptions of the area and careful construction of the book. So grab Backroads of New England, jump in your car and get ready, because her love for New England is infectious.

Visit the Rhode Island Tourism official website

Newport Cliff Walk image courtesy Rhode Island Tourism official website

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