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Babcock-Smith House image
Westerly, RI
(range: < 1 mile)
The Georgian Mansion (circa 1734) is the former home of the Babcocks and Smiths. The mansion is elegantly furnished with pieces reflecting the Colonial Babcock years, the Victorian Smith years, and colonial restoration of 1928. Historians and antique-lovers alike will enjoy all the museum has to offer! (This excerpt taken from the Babcock-Smith House website)
Misquamicut State Beach image
Westerly, RI
(range: 3 miles)
Misquamicut has always enjoyed a summer population balanced by Westerly area locals and large influxes of Connecticut residents. One of the state's most popular beaches with over a half mile of beach front, there are also many local attractions for children. This modern pavilion includes many new features including rails, outside showers, and composting toilets. This beach does fill to capacity during sunny summer weekends. (This excerpt taken from the Misquamicut State Beach website)
Atlantic Beach Park image
Westerly, RI
(range: 3 miles)
Located on the south shore of Rhode Island in Misquamicut, overlooking Block Island and the tip of Long Island, Atlantic Beach Park has been a charming landmark in this area dating back to 1921.  It is still owned and operated by the Trefes family. The original name was "Atlantic Beach Casino", meaning a place to enjoy the beautiful surf, where, in days gone past, families and friends would sit in rocking chairs on the boardwalk, enjoying the sun and swimming in the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean.  (This excerpt taken from the Atlantic Beach Park website)
Bonita II Sportsfishing Charters image
Westerly, RI
(range: 4 miles)
We offer many types of trips for all types of anglers - from beginner to pro. We customize our trips to suit your group for an action packed experience you'll never forget! (This excerpt taken from the Bonita II Sportsfishing Charters website)
Watch Hill Lighthouse Keepers image
Westerly, RI
(range: 4 miles)
The Watch Hill Lighthouse, located on a peninsula in southwestern Rhode Island, is managed by the Watch Hill Lighthouse Keepers Association under a mandate from the United States Coast Guard. The mission of the association is to preserve and protect this historical landmark. (This excerpt taken from the Watch Hill Lighthouse Keepers website)
Napatree Point Conservation Area image
Westerly, RI
(range: 4 miles)
The Napatree Point Conservation Area is 86 pristine acres of some of the rarest habitats in Rhode Island. It is owned and managed by the Watch Hill Fire District and the Watch Hill Conservancy. Napatree is a community resource and is open to the public year-round. Napatree Point extends 1.3 miles west into Little Narragansett Bay from Watch Hill, Westerly, RI and has been formally designated a “Globally Important Bird Area” by the National Audubon Society and a Climate Response Demonstration Site by the University of Rhode Island Coastal Institute. It is home to many species of federally and state-listed endangered species, including Piping Plovers, Least Terns, Osprey, and American Oystercatchers. (This excerpt taken from the Napatree Point Conservation Area website)
Watch Hill Merry-Go-Round image
Westerly, RI
(range: 4 miles)
It is believed that the Watch Hill Carousel was made in 1867 by Andrew Christian and the Charles W.F. Dare Co. of New York City. Legend has it that a traveling carnival brought the carousel to Watch Hill in 1883 and for some unknown reason abandoned it. It is said to be the oldest continuously operating carousel in the United States! This treasure has survived disasters for over 135 years including the 1938 Hurricane’s devastating affects on Watch Hill, Rhode Island. Today, it carries on and thrives as a much loved summer tradition for children and their families. (This excerpt taken from the Watch Hill Merry-Go-Round website)
Step into the lives of two sea captains, their families, and ancestors when you pass through the grand front entrance of the Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House. There, you will want to rush to the top floor and observe Stonington Harbor from our magnificent cupola. (This excerpt taken from the Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer House website)
Stonington Vineyards is one of the first CT wineries on the CT Wine Trail, located mid-way between New York and Boston. Soak in the beauty, stroll through the vineyards, savor our wines and share the memories! This is Connecticut Wine Country! (This excerpt taken from the Stonington Vineyards website)
This very popular state recreation area offers 50 fireplaces, toilets, drinking water, a swimming beach and a nearby DEM boat launch for boating and fishing. The campground is 3,100 acres of rocky woodland that surrounds Watchaug Pond in Charlestown. (This excerpt taken from the Burlingame State Park website)
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