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Life in Rhode Island (Rhody)

You'll love Rhody! Explore the miles of beautiful beaches, the city of Providence and the quaint town of Newport. There is lots to do in this small state.

City of Providence        Newport

Visit Rhode Island

A guide to help discover all there is to see and do in Rhode Island.

South County Tourism Council

A list of links to some of the sights and attractions in and around South County, Rhode Island.

Area Restaurants

A listing of restaurants in South County, Rhode Island.


Some of the nicest beaches in New England are just minutes away from the URI campus.

Places to Stay

A list of hotels/motels/B & B's, camping and cottage rentals.

RI Cities and Towns

A directory of the various cities and towns in Rhode Island


A listing of the best shopping malls in Rhode Island.

Visit New England

The best online tourism guide to the New England experience.


How rhody are you?

Rhode Islanders have their fair share of regional quirks — giving driving directions based on long-gone landmarks and calling milkshakes “cabinets.” But these charming eccentricities can be faked by any astute visitor. Here are 36 ways you know you’re a real Rhode Islander.


Federal Hill Providence

Arenas & Theaters