Rhode Island Top 10 Attractions

6: The Providence Athenaeum

The Providence Athenaeum

Satisfy the bookworm in you as you explore this unique library and cultural center that embraces the Rhode Island community. Spend hours going through books, join the library's fun and informative programs for kids and adults, participate in story-telling activities, and more. Providence Athenaeum gives you the most unforgettable tourist experience that you can ever ask for.

Address: 251 Benefit St, Providence, RI 02903

7: The Elms

The Elms
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Mr. and Mrs. Edward Julius Berwind of Philadelphia and New York used to spend summer vacations with his family at The Elms. Explore this gorgeous summer house and have a taste of high society. Marvel at unique furniture and art collections and enjoy the beautifully landscaped gardens featuring marble pavilions, fountains, a bronze sculpture and a carriage house.

Address: 367 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840

8: Blithewold Mansion & Gardens

Blithewold Mansion & Gardens
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Ranked as one of the five best public gardens in New England, you and your family will enjoy touring through the most exquisitely manicured gardens of Blithewold. Here you can check out the garden's conservation programs, explore rows and rows of the most beautiful flowers and plants in bloom, and even have afternoon high tea by the garden.

Address: 101 Ferry Rd, Bristol, RI 02809

9: Roger Williams Park Zoo

Roger Williams Park Zoo
Photo Courtesy: Flickr/Eric Kilby

The Roger Williams Park Zoo in Rhode Island is a fabulous place to enjoy an exciting, fascinating and educational family day out. This is one of the country’s oldest zoos and you can look forward to spending your time in over forty acres of park as you take in the wonderful sights and attractions here. There are some great exhibits and animals where you can take in some unique wildlife and displays. You will also be able to take in some great features and activities such as the Alex and Ani Farmyard, Marco Polo’s Adventure Trek and many others.

Address: Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907
Website: www.rwpzoo.org

10: Providence Children's Museum

Providence Children's Museum

Take your children to this unique museum where they will have hours of exploration, discovery and learning coupled with fun and excitement. They can check out the museum's exhibits like the Play Power, Water Ways, The Children's Garden and the Climber. They can also visit the Discovery Studio where a new and vibrant science and art exploration program is held each week.

Address: 100 South St, Providence, RI 02903

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