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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.


It's happening again

ATLANTIS RISING is coming back to Misquamicut State Beach Columbus Day Weekend 2023!

This International Sand Sculpture Competition returns October 6-9 at Misaquamicut State Beach in Westerly, RI. Come watch artists from around the world compete for first place. Enjoy live music, food trucks, and a spectacular drone show! 

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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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Ninigret Park to Become a Haven for Trolls?

South County Tourism Council to bring renowned Danish artist, Thomas Dambo's, trolls to Rhode Island. Read more

Best Places To Visit During Spring In New England lists several South County, Rhode Island locations to visit this spring. Read more.

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