Narragansett, RI is renowned for its chic dining, shopping, and natural ocean beauty. Known for its great beaches, the city is home to some of the best fishing, surfing, and boarding spots along the East Coast. In addition to plenty of outdoor activities, visitors can take in historic sites and beautiful marinas as well as arts, entertainment, and plenty of culture. Narragansett Towers weddings are a big draw for those headed down the aisle, while water lovers will fall for Narragansett Bay sailing or a Narragansett Bay cruise. For golf enthusiasts, a Narragansett driving range is a great place to get your game on.
Some of the sights you will not want to miss include:
-South County Museum: This museum depicts the rural village life that was present in the city before the suburban communities began to surface.
-Point Judith Lighthouse: Located in the heart of the city, this is one of the state's most beautiful lighthouses. The structure marks the entrance to Narragansett Bay to the north and Block Island Sound to the south. A beacon of light to sailors, the lighthouse has warned travelers during dangerous weather and frequent fog since before the American Revolution. Today it remains an active U.S. Coast Guard navigation aid.
-Block Island: Narragansett's neighboring island is known for its natural beauty and enticing surroundings. While a significant amount of the area is reserved for conservation, visitors are permitted to enjoy a good portion of the surroundings.
-Narragansett Beach: Narragansett, Rhode Island is known for its beautiful lighthouses that project the area's true New England aura. This mile-long beach features fine sands and some of the best lighthouse views around.
-Southern Rhode Island Green Trail: This bike trail brings guests through South County's parks, beaches, ponds, and wildlife refuges. It is an enjoyable ride through some breathtaking scenery.
-The Towers: This spot is popular for modern-day weddings and events, yet it is also full of historical significance. It is the only remaining piece of the original 1880's Narragansett Pier Casino.
With a summer rental like a beach house located on the shores of the Atlantic, guests can meander down sandy paths to the water where they will have easy access to swimming, sailing, and kayaking. In the late afternoon, watch the sunset from the back porch of your vacation rental and then take a stroll along the rocky coastline of Rhode Island.
As featured in USA TODAY and recommended by Travel + Leisure in its annual Villa Guide:
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