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South County, Rhode Island

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Welcome to South County, Rhode Island.....A great place to vacation for the whole family

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South County, Rhode Island, offers a wide variety of activities, events, and attractions to its guests. From beaches, water sports, and hiking to antique stores, museums, and the arts, there are a multitude of exciting ways to spend your time. Whether on the water, in the peaceful countryside, or exploring our many unique historic sites, South County provides fun and enjoyment for the whole family in a quiet, relaxed atmosphere.

Adventureland of Narragansett
(401) 789-0030

Point Judith Rd. Unique miniature golf course, go-kart track, bumper boats and batting cages. Activities for family fun.
Open weekends April 15-October 15. Daily June 15 to Labor Day.
Bayview Fun Park
Weekends - May - June 15, and Sept. Daily - June 15 - Labor Day. Award winning Mini-Golf, Go-Karts, Batter's Cages, Bumper Boats.
330 Atlantic Avenue, Misquamicut Beach, Westerly
401 322-0180
Biomes Marine Biology Center
(401) 295-4690
221 Shady Lea Road
Rhode Island's only privately owned Marine Education center!
Block Island Ferry
(401) 783-7328
Approximately a one hour ferry ride to beautiful Block Island, a wonderful day trip.
Galilee, Narragansett
Boss Ice Arena
The Boss Arena offers Public Programs year-round at the University of Rhode Island campus.
Breezy Acres Miniature Golf
(401) 322-1856
5677 Post Road (Route 1), Charlestown
The Enchanted Forest
(401) 539-7711
Failyland theme amusement park designed especially for children ages 2 to 11. Carousel, rollercoaster, scrambler, Jump-castle, baseball hitting, gift shop, snack bar. All-day picnic area and miniature golf.
Environmental Education Center
(401) 397-3361
URI's W. Alton Jones Campus
Nature workshops for children and adults in a rural setting, located at Whispering Pines Conference Center.
(401) 295-1519
South County's premier family fun center. Conveniently located at Exit 5 off Route 4 in North Kingstown. Lighted golf driving range. 36 holes championship miniature golf. Baseball and softball batting cages. Open April-October.
Flying Horse Carousel
(401) 596-7761
Another National Historic landmark, the merry-go-round was built in 1867, making it one of the country's oldest carousel. Each horse is hand-carved from a single piece of wood and is embellished with real tails and manes children only)
Located in the village of Watch Hill, off Route 1A, Westerly.
Frosty Drew Observatory
(401) 364-9508
Located in Ninigret Park. Provides hands-on experience in observational astronomy to people of all ages with different levels of experience and knowledge.
Kidz 'n the Kitchen Cooking School & Party Center
(401) 596-3663
Merchants Square, 55 Beach Street
Mini Golf and Long Shot Driving Range
(401) 539-8763
60 Kingstown Road, Richmond.
Open March-November.
Narragansett Ocean Club
360 South Pier Road: (401) 783-1711
Rollerblading for all ages, rainy day specials, group rates, well supervised. Parties, special summer events.
Ocean House Marina
(401) 364-6040
On Ninigret Pond, the largest salt pond in Rhode Island Boat and motor sales, rental boats.
Old Coach Farm
410 Old Coach Road
Riding lessons in indoor & outdoor riding rings.
Old Mountain Lanes
(401) 783-5511
10-pin bowling, restaurant, cafe, and pool tables. Kingstown Rd., Wakefield.
Stepping Stone Ranch & Stables
(401) 397-3725
201 Eschoheag Hill Road
1-2 hour trail rides Tues. - Sun. by appointment. Overnight rides, pony rides.
Quonset Aviation Museum
(401) 294-9540
New in 1993. Located in the only brick hangar on the East Coast, this working museum will house a growing collection of aircraft and New England aviation memorabilia. R.I. Aviation exhibits focus on both commercial and military history.
488 Ecclecston Ave., Quonset Naval Air Base (off Rte.1), North Kingstown.
Snug Harbor Marina
(401) 789-7766
Charter fishing, sea kayak rentals and tours. 419 Gooseberry Road, South Kingstown.

Stepping Stone Ranch and Stables
(401) 397-8789
201 Escoheag Hill Road, W. Greenwich. Trail riding. (horses)
The Fantastic Umbrella Factory
Charlestown, RI
(401) 364-6616
Treasures from around the world, natural foods restaurant, art gallery, handcrafted goods, gardens, small animals and more.
The Golf Pavilion
Main Street (Off I-95 exit 1), Hopkinton, RI
(401) 377-9900
Awesome mini-golf! Kids, families, and the young-at-heart can enjoy mini-golf at "Around the World in 18 Holes," and just about anyone will love the great food and drink at the Golf Pavilion Restaurant & Sports Bar, which features a casual menu, great prices, indoor and outdoor dining, and a stunning view.
The Towers of Narragansett
35 Ocean Road
401 782-2597
Enjoy the 1885 ambiance and spectacular view of the ocean!
Tower Hill Equestrian Center
2145 Tower Hill Road
(401) 294-8190
Trail rides.
Umbrella Factory
Ninigret Park/Tourist Center exit off Rte 1. Charlestown
Treasures from around the world, natural foods restaurant, art gallery, handcrafted goods, gardens, small animals and more.
Water Wizz
(401) 322-0520
Located on beautiful Misquamicut Beach. 3 Serpentine slides, 1 kiddies' slide and 2 speed slides. Open weekends Memorial Day to June 15, then daily through Labor Day.
Yawgoo Valley Ski & Recreation Area
(401) 295-5366
Year-round activities: skiing & snowboarding in winter and volleyball, waterslide in summer. Canoeing and Kayaking Wood River: Exeter. 295-0855.
Golf Courses and Driving Ranges Click here!

For more information contact
South County
Tourism Council
(401) 789-4422
(800) 548-4662
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