What's Really Great About Rhode Island ?
by Valerie Hill
What's really great about Rhode Island that makes it a sure fire succes with all holiday makers are the ocean beaches which have hundreds of miles of, both salt and fresh water beaches. You also get access to many major cities that are located near to this shoreline. All amenities related to beach area are offered. Colt state park is near route 114 on the eastern side of Narragansett Bay. It is open the year around and has many playing and picnic areas. Third lighthouse to be built in America, Beavertail Lighthouse provides stunning views of Rhode Island's Atlantic shoreline. An aquarium building shows the area's water, marine life and rocks. It is open from 1 May to 31 October and the park opens daily from sunrise to sunset.
Created in 1828 Blackstone River State Park is located on Lower River Road in Quinnville. With usual facilities it opens daily. Second largest defensive strong hold of US from 1799 to 1845, Fort Adams State Park used to be house maximum number of soldiers. It opens daily from early morning to dusk.
Burlingame State Park is located in 2100 acres and on the shoreline of Watchaug Pond. Many Atlantic Bay areas are quite close to it. It opens from 15 April to 31 October and camping facilities can be availed for two weeks only. Charlestown Breachway can be reserved for one week only. It has the common facilities and is open from April 15 to October 31. Next to salt-water beaches is located Fisherman's memorial State Park that closes from 1 April to 15 April and has many modern facilities for its visitors.
In between 430 acres of excellently landscaped lands is Roger Williams Park zoo. It has many species of wildlife (endangered Lemurs too), a tropical rain forest and an open air Volary. This Park also has a Planetarium, a museum of natural history and a rotating village. A century of Tennis History is available at International Tennis Hall of Fame, America's oldest grassy grounds. Located in Newport Casino, it plays host to many great professionals who come every year to participate in New Port Tennis Competetion.
Opens from 18 May to 31 October Fort Getty Recreation Area is always ready with usual facilities. However, the pets should be under control. Bowdish Lake Camping Area is open from April 30 to 10 October only. Many competitions, sports contests, entertainments and art classes are organized during July/August.
All the rivers, ponds and lakes on Rhode Island are a paradise for Fresh Water Fishing seekers. Many different varieties of fish are available in them. The whole area of Rhode Island is famous the world over for huge variety of Salt Water fishing. From amateurs to big anglers looking for creating a world record, Rhode Island has it all. Anglers can find fish in all seasons in its salty waters of this Oceanic State.
Here are some other out-door activities that can be enjoyed at Rhode Islands like Whale Watching, Parasailing, Sleigh Riding, Hay Riding, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Bicycling, Boating, Canoeing etc.
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