426 Attractions & Things To Do Nearby
Lincoln, Rhode Island
Lincoln Woods State Park

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Located in Lincoln, RI

Nestled between routes 146 and routes 123 , Lincoln Woods State Park is one of Blackstone Valley's great treasures. A short ride from Providence, Pawtucket, and Cumberland, it is a popular get away for northeastern Rhode Islanders. Visitors can enjoy swimming at the fresh water beach, trout fishing, playing ball, hiking, jogging, horseback riding, or just relaxing under a shade tree.

(This excerpt provided by Lincoln Woods State Park representatives)

Park Hiking Horseback Riding Beach Fishing
Pomham Rocks Lighthouse

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Located in East Providence, RI (3 miles from Lincoln)

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)

Smith-Appleby House Museum

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Located in Smithfield, RI (3 miles from Lincoln)

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.

(This excerpt provided by Smith-Appleby House Museum representatives)

Historic Museum
Samuel Slater Canal Boat

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Located in Central Falls, RI (3 miles from Lincoln)

The Samuel Slater is located on the Blackstone River. The river runs 46 miles from Worcester to Providence. During this scenic 2 1/2 mile cruise, you'll observe watchable wildlife, such as swans, deer, great blue herons, turtles and more.

(This excerpt provided by Samuel Slater Canal Boat representatives)

Tour Boating
Slater Mill Historic Site

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Located in Pawtucket, RI (4 miles from Lincoln)

The Slater Mill Historic Site offers visitors a unique opportunity to see how the Blackstone River Valley was transformed from a series of small farming and milling communities into one the nineteenth century's great industrial centers. The site contains three buildings - the Sylvus Brown House (1758), the Slater Mill (1793) and the Wilkinson Mill (1810) - which illustrate the progression of textile manufacturing from a hand craft to large scale industrial enterprise.

(This excerpt provided by Slater Mill Historic Site representatives)

Historic Tour
Slater Mill

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Located in Pawtucket, RI (4 miles from Lincoln)

In the Slater Mill itself, visitors are surrounded by vintage textile machinery bathed in the light of large windows. With expert commentary from costumed interpreters they can imagine the lives of the people, many of them children, who made the early mills come alive.

(This excerpt provided by Slater Mill representatives)

Historic Museum
Diamond Hill Vineyards

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Located in Cumberland, RI (4 miles from Lincoln)

Diamond Hill Vineyards has been growing fine wine grapes since 1976. We produce Estate Pinot Noir, Estate Pinot Noir Rose, River Valley White, Blackstone Blush, Cranberry Apple, Spiced Apple, Blackberry and Blueberry wine.

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