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You Should Be at the Beach

You Should Be at the Beach

Richmond

Frying Pan Pond

Pondside Picnic

Picnic for one

Welcome to South County

Rhode Island has announced that beaches will be open to full capacity this summer. As of May 21, restrictions are being eased greatly for vaccinated individuals. Masks may still be required by certain businesses, so be sure to check and respect their rules. You can read more about Rhode Island's updated guidelines here.   

 

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

Ocean House Unveils New Experiences this Spring and Summer

Cocktails on the terrace, conversations with authors, crepes and champagne in the Secret Garden and more await you in South County! 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!

20 Ways to Shop Local In South County, RI

Support small local businesses by shopping local this holiday season. Read more.