Rugged and beautiful coastal landscapes dominate the small state of Rhode Island, the smallest state in the country. Along the coasts, visitors can get their fill of small-town charm in quaint and peaceful towns. In the larger cities, visitors can enjoy cultural spectacles, seasonal events, festivals and more.
- Name of location Providence, RI
Beat the winter doldrums with a visit to the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence in mid-February. A fabulous garden show with a twist, many of the landscaped displays depict various corners of the world. The event also includes a car display featuring vintage and classic automobiles.
- Name of location WESTERLY, RI
Against the backdrop of the beautiful Wilcox Park Arboretum, the Virtu Art Show is a gathering of over 100 artists and artisans from across the country. Visitors browse through the numerous tents set up by these artists who have their best works on display. This event held at the end of May also features a children's area for creating their own artwork.
- Name of location Warwick, RI
Tens of thousands of visitors head to Warwick for three days in late May for this outstanding arts and crafts festival. Organizers gather the best crafters from around the region along with fine artists to offer a very diverse display of products. Musical performances and tasty food offerings make this a great event for all.