Find Your Way Back

Find Your Way Back

Watch Hill

Watch Hill Beach

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Sunny Days Ahead

Welcome to South County

Our state is currently in Phase Three of re-opening. While the beaches are open, visitors are urged to visit responsibly. You must follow the rules and wear a mask and practice socially distancing while visiting our beaches. The only time you don't need to wear a mask is at your spot and in the water. Governor Gina Raimondo is cracking down on the two beaches where rules weren't being followed by reducing the parking capacity to 25% as of July 16, 2020 and increasing fines for parking illegally. Read more.


Welcome to South County, Rhode Island where the inviting landscape and sensational coastline provides visitors with real life peacefulness and relaxation. You are invited to smell the salt air, feel the sand beneath your feet, wander moonlight trails, float on a gentle wave, or simply discover the sights and sounds of our natural beauty.

Lobsters & Lighthouse Tour - Self Guided

Take a 90-minute narrated Rhode Island Bay Cruises tour on a luxury high-speed catamaran past 10 lighthouses and 10 islands in Narragansett Bay. 

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Arts & Culture Tour

Arts and culture play an important role in South County.  From art galleries to mansions, landscape and architecture, South County has long been recognized as a cultural center of the state.

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South County Heroes & Settlers

South County is abundant in history. Buildings from the seventeenth century and beyond still stand and tell the stories of South County’s Narragansett Indians, war heroes, America’s...

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South County Rhode Island Lighthouse Cruise

The Rhode Island Lighthouse Cruise gives you a first class seat to see 9 lighthouses, 2 bridges, and 10 islands along the east and west passages of Narragansett Bay.

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Treasures & Keepsakes

South County encompasses miles of pristine coastline, thousands of acres of woodlands and nature preserves, ocean beaches, freshwater ponds and meandering rivers. From scenic coastal communities along...

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Finding Mrs. Ford Itinerary

Bring a bit of Bali Style to Your Closet

Three Islands Brings Bali Island Style to South County, RI Read More

Camp on the Beach and Under the Stars in South County, RI

South County's East Beach Ranked in Outside Magazine's "The 7 Best Uncrowded Beach Campsites" Read more.

South County Restaurants Open for Outdoor Dining

Find out which ones are open and contact them to make your reservations! Reservations are required at most restaurants to ensure social distancing guidelines are followed. Masks are required as well... Reserve Now!