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We put the "ocean" in "the ocean state"

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Aerial Beach

5 Safe Ways to Ensure the Best Possible South County Beach Experience

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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.


Coming this October! An international sand sculpture competition right here in South County!

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Atlantis Rising

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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Sips & Wickets at Ocean House

What better way to spend a summer evening than sipping rose wine and playing croquet at the Ocean House. Read more.

New England has the best historic small town in America, according to USA Today readers

See which South County, RI town was named the best historic small town in America Read more

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