Narragansett, Rhode Island
Do you long to spend your summer days in the great outdoors, and enjoy romantic summer nights beside the sea?
Consider summering in Narragansett.
A picture-perfect town on the shore of Rhode Island, Narragansett is the ideal home base from which to explore sandy shores, and seaside Colonial towns of the Ocean State. With a vast offering of activities, from the Pier Marketplace, to clamming, or relaxing on a ferry boat, you will be sure to enjoy an adventure-filled season.
Narragansett has long been a favorite summer destination of Rhode Island residents. Locals recommend spending your summer days at the Narragansett Town Beach. With soft sand, and picturesque waves, this beach offers views of “The Towers.” A now notorious architectural landmark, The Towers were once the renowned Narragansett Pier Casino.
If you enjoy new experiences, visit Judith Pond between September 15th and May 15thto go clamming. Or perhaps consider taking a surfing lesson at Narragansett Town Beach with Peter Pan Surfing Academy. Search for crabs and other small sea life in tidal pools at Black Point, attainable by a three-mile hike through rolling hills.
With refreshing winter temperatures, and the warm of the summer sun, Rhode Island is enjoyable year-round. For an unforgettable sunset, travel to the grounds of Narragansett’s famous lighthouse, Point Judith Light. Due to the fact that it is still an active Coast Guard station, it is recommended that you arrive an hour before sunset to catch a glimpse of the colored skies.
To experience the sites of iconic lighthouses, hiking trails, fishing charters, and Victorian- styled homes, take a ferry boat ride to Block Island. Ferry services connect Narragansett to this island. For fresh, coastal seafood, visit Coast Guard House or George’s of Galilee.
Offering endless pleasures, this historic community can be enjoyed by young and old alike. Whether you picture your summer nights on the balcony of a turn-of-the-century-style mansion, or on the front porch of a rustic beach cottage, Narragansett is home for you.