Rhode Island holiday information
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The smallest state in the United States, Rhode Island is nevertheless a rich and diverse area, with over 400 miles of coastline, the thriving city of Providence and many historic landmarks. With an array of world class museums, culture centres, and fine restaurants, Rhode Island holidays are likely to be an unforgettable American adventure.
Rhode Island Holidays: Getting Around
Given the size of Rhode Island and its promixity to other states, holidaymakers can arrive by train, bus, car, or plane. The largest airport is just outside of Providence. Once in Rhode Island, a car is the easiest way to get around, but it is possible to use public transport. Summers in Rhode Island can be very humid, so if you're looking for a comfortable outdoor holiday, it's best to visit during the spring months. The time zone is GMT-5.
Rhode Island Holidays: From City to Coast to Forest
Rhode Island has everything from compact urban centres to open countryside and beaches. In the state capital of Providence, visit the Rhode Island State House to marvel at its marble dome, the fourth largest of its kind in the world. Inside is also the original 1663 portrait of George Washington, from which his face on the $1 bill came. Nearby is the The Arcade on Westminster Street, the oldest shopping mall in America. Science buffs should visit the the Museum of Natural History & Planetarium which is in the city´s large green space, the Roger Williams Park.
For nature lovers who are craving for something more than a city park, visit one of Rhode Island´s many ocean and bay beaches. Or, get out onto the water with a boat tour to explore one of the thirty islands located in the famous Narragansett Bay. Travellers looking for more inland and forest explorations can hike or bike the trails of the national state parks, which during the fall foliage season over superb views.