Inquiring minds want to know what to do besides relax. . .
Within easy walks, bike rides and/or drives, there are beautiful beaches, lots of golf courses, fishing, kayaking, surfing, shopping, casinos, birding, National Wildlife refuges, art/craft/food/music festivals, University of Rhode Island campus, theatres, bike paths and hiking trails, and dark skies observatory for Friday night star gazing. Day trips to Newport, Mystic Seaport and Aquarium, Providence, Blackstone River Valley, and Block Island are sure to delight.
Area restaurants proudly serve local caught seafood for delicious and delightful lunches and dinners; many locations offer summer al fresco dining, both casual and more formal. There are a lot of good restaurant choices in the area.
Area shops, boutiques and galleries are filled with gifts, fashions, jewelry, art, home accents and things for children. In addition to our shop, Charlestown Gallery and The Fantastic Umbrella Factory are two of our favorite places to visit for art, fun and shopping.
Brochures, guide books and menus are available at the Inn to help you plan your outings. If you would like, we will be pleased to help you plan your day trips.
One of the best spots for fishing on the Charlestown shore. It is the entrance into the Narragansett Bay from the salt pond.
Contemporary American art: photography, sculpture, and jewelry
Rhode Island is home to some of the finest golf courses in New England. Many are situated on fabulous ocean front properties.
The University of Rhode Island is the State’s public learner-centered research university.
Located on at the end of Charlestown Beach Road on Ninigret Pond at the causeway just prior to Charlestown Beach.
A springtime tour of South Kingstown is well suited to a bicycle tour through several of the inland villages along the South County Bike Path.
Frosty Drew Observatory has numerous telescopes and accessories for viewing the skies above and is open every Friday night year round to the public free of charge.
The resurrected Rathskeller has embraced its history as a speakeasy. It brings that culture and many popular menu items back to the present in the woods of Charlestown.
The official Rhode Island vacation guide for 2016
A 19th century farmyard shopperʼs paradise and international bazaar. A Rhode Island landmark and National Treasure in Charlestown, Rhode Island since 1968. Open year round.
The Mystic Seaport and Aquarium has something for all ages to enjoy.
A day of fun, relaxation and enjoyment is only a short ferry ride away.