422 Attractions & Things To Do Nearby
Johnston, Rhode Island
Dame Farm & Orchards

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Located in Johnston, RI

Our horse-drawn rides take visitors on a one-of-a kind tour of the farm. The tour passes between planted fields, across a brook, through a stretch of woods, near two lovely ponds, and beside a historic family cemetery. Depending on the season, one is likely to see geese, herons, and an occasional deer or coyote.

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Family Attraction
Button Hole Short Course & Teaching Center

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Located in Providence, RI (3 miles from Johnston)

Button Hole is a non-profit initiative governed by The Golf Foundation of Rhode Island and dedicated to providing a short course and teaching center focused on kids and 'golf, the greatest game.'

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Smith-Appleby House Museum

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Located in Smithfield, RI (4 miles from Johnston)

The Smith-Appleby House Museum began as a one-room stone-ender with a loft above. It was built (circa 1696) by Elisha Smith, the grandson of John Smith The Miller, cartographer of the NE coastline and a member of Roger William's original party of six men who left the Massachusetts Bay Colony to settle in Providence.

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Historic Museum
Governor Sprague Mansion

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Located in Cranston, RI (4 miles from Johnston)

The Sprague Mansion on Cranston Street has seen its share of Rhode Island history. It was the home of William Sprague II who was one of the first men to print calico cotton cloth in abundance at affordable prices.

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Providence Place

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Located in Providence, RI (4 miles from Johnston)

Providence Place is the ideal venue for tour de force shopping excursions, family outings and intimate rendezvous. With more than 170 stores, eight restaurants, and entertainment venues, you'll find something for every age, taste and style.

(This excerpt provided by Providence Place representatives)

Pomham Rocks Lighthouse

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Located in East Providence, RI (5 miles from Johnston)

Pomham Rocks Lighthouse sits on a small island just off the coast of East Providence Rhode Island. It began service December 1, 1871 with a sixth order Fresnel lens showing a fixed white light. A mere ten months later on October 1, 1872 this characteristic was changed to fixed red. A fog siren, installed in 1900, was referred to by a local newspaper as `the greatest nuisance in the state` before it was replaced by a fog bell three years later. The light remained operational until it was decommissioned in 1974 when the US Coast Guard replaced it with one on a newly erected skeleton tower.

(This excerpt provided by Pomham Rocks Lighthouse representatives)

The Stephen Hopkins House

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Located in Providence, RI (5 miles from Johnston)

Guided tours of the 1707 home of Declaration-signer Stephen Hopkins, his family, and their slaves for four decades, on Benefit Street’s “Mile of History”, a block from Brown University, the RISD Museum, and WaterFire. This 8-room house full of antiques and Hopkins heirlooms includes the bedchamber where George Washington slept, as well as a slaves’ room and gallery currently showing a collection of 18th century samplers.

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Historic Tour

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