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This Is South County, Rhode Island

Thomas Dambo Trolls

Thomas Dambo Trolls

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Welcome to South County

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.

Erik Rock Thomas Dambo

Meet South County's New Residents: Erik Rock and Greta Granite by Danish Recycle Artist Thomas Dambo!

"Wow what a great project. We felt really welcomed in Rhode Island and managed to make two great recycled sculptures in Ninigret Park. I know they can be a little bit hard to find, but that is on purpose so you can have a fun time searching for them. There are clues you will see that feel trolly, and that's how you know you are on the right path." - Thomas Dambo

Read more and check out our Troll itinerary for where to stay and what else to do while visiting the trolls.

Stay in South County this spring for less with great deals from some of our best hotels. Whether you're looking for a spring escape, a romantic hideaway or a rejuvenating retreat, there's something here for you. Explore the deals below. 

South County Heroes & Settlers - Self Guided

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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Treasures & Keepsakes - Self Guided

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 - Self Guided

South County Rhode Island Lighthouse Cruise - Self Guided

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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Arts & Culture Tour - Self Guided

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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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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Troll Itinerary

Where to stay, where to eat and what else to do while you visit South County and the Thomas Dambo trolls. Read more.

It Takes a Village to Raise a Troll

Over 100 volunteers helped build the Thomas Dambo trolls in Ninigret Park. Read about the process. Read more.

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