Tag Archive: Rhode Island

Rocks and Waves at Beavertail State Park

After spending a few weeks in New York and New Jersey we headed east to Connecticut to catch up with friends I’d made during my 10 years of living (just over the border)… Continue reading

Evening Swim at the Breachway, Charlestown, Rhode Island

On my way back from the afternoon of rock scrambling and exploring at Beavertail State Park I decided a dip in the ocean would be just the ticket. As I was driving along… Continue reading

Beavertail State Park, Rhode Island

Beavertail State Park is my favorite place in Rhode Island though it is just edged out by Bluff Point State Park in Groton, Connecticut for my favorite place in the area. The park… Continue reading

Gilbert Stuart Museum, Rhode Island

The Gilbert Stuart Museum is famous for being the birthplace of American painter Gilbert Stuart (whom you may be familiar with from his portrait of George Washington that graces our dollar bills), but… Continue reading

Stonyledge Farm, North Stonington, Connecticut

Stonyledge Farm is where I had my CSA subscription when I lived in Rhode Island. The 103-acre farm is located right along the Rhode Island – Connecticut border with the land located entirely… Continue reading

Ninigret Wildlife Refuge, Rhode Island

Another of my favorite spots is Ninigret Wildlife Refuge, located in the town next to where I used to live in Rhode Island. The refuge is located on a reclaimed WWII airstrip that… Continue reading

Slater Mill Historic Site, Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Slater Mill was another place I had always meant to visit while living in Rhode Island but never did. The mill is part of a historical complex that includes the Wilkinson Mill and… Continue reading

Newport Mansions: The Breakers and Marble House

One of the places I most wanted to visit on my trip back to Rhode Island were the mansions of Newport. I very much wanted to do the Cliff Walk because it’s a… Continue reading

Newport Cliff Walk

The Newport Cliff Walk is a 3 1/2 mile path along the coast that offer wonderful view of some of the Gilded Age mansions as well as the wild and rocky Atlantic coast.… Continue reading

Block Island Celebration

One of the first things I did when I got to New England was call my friend Mary to see if she had plans for that Friday night since I wanted to do… Continue reading