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6 Under-the-Radar Beach Towns that Aren't Touristy

Read about how South County's Narragansett Beach is a great under-the-radar beach town to visit.

The Charming Rhode Island Village You Should Visit This Summer

Read what Vogue has to say about South County, RI.

A Hidden Gem of Rhode Island - The New York Times

Read the New York Times article on why South County is a better choice for a summer vacation over Cape Cod or the Hamptons.

South County Tourism Council Wins Silver in the 2018 NATJA Awards

Charlestown, R.I. – The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) announced that South County Tourism Council (SCTC) won Silver (2nd place) and an honorable mention in the 2018 Annual

Five RI Restaurants Earn AAA Four Diamond Awards

Ocean House's new restaurant COAST received a AAA Four Diamond Award recently, one of only 5 restaurants in the state to be awarded and the only one in South County. Read the article.

Business Round-up: SK native seeks to revitalize site as Tavern on Main

The business round-up column mentions that South County Tourism Council won the silver in the annual NATJA awards competition for Destination Video. Read the article.

Ocean House #1 in Best Rhode Island Hotels

Ocean House in South County, RI was just named the #1 Hotel in Rhode Island by U.S. News & World Report. Read the article.

Forbes Travel Guide Unveils Its 2018 Star Award Winners

Ocean House in South County, RI once again received a triple 5 star rating from Forbes. Read the article.

Blink And You'll Miss These 12 Teeny Tiny Towns In Rhode Island

7 out of the 12 of these teeny tiny towns in Rhode Island that you shouldn't miss visiting are located in South County. Find out which ones.

New England hotels bring home the gold

This Boston Globe article mentions how Ocean House in South County, RI is one of the 12 hotels in New England to be awarded Gold badge by U.S. News & World Report for appearing in the top 10 percent

50 states: 50 craft chocolate makers

South County's Hauser Chocolates was the craft chocolate maker for the state of RI featured in USA Today. Read the article.

Go on a beer "Rhode" trip through 6 Rhode Island cities

Two of South County's premier breweries are featured in this Boston.com article on RI beer. Find out who they are. Read the article.

Cars, jewelry part of pricey Valentine's Day package at Rhode Island hotel

Indianapolis NBC affiliate, WTHR covered the special luxury Valentine's Day packages offered by South County properties such as Ocean House and Weekapaug Inn. Read the article.

9 Breathtaking Beach Hotels from U.S. News' Best Hotels List

SmartMeetings.com ranked South County's Ocean House at #7 in the 9 Breathtaking Beach Hotels list. Read the article.

Travel Journalists Association Gives Silver Award To South County

RI Patch reports on South County Tourism Council winning the Silver in the Destination Video category of the 2017 NATJA Awards competition. Read the article.

Neighborhood of the Week: Arcadia is a slice of the rural life

The Providence Journal highlights the Arcadia area of Exeter in South County, RI and the Tomaquag Museum. Read the article.

The Best 5 Indoor Adventures

Photo by Kim Knox Beckius Yankee Magazine lists Rock Spot Climbing in South County, RI as one of the 5 best indoor activities. Read the article.

South County Tourism Council Awarded Silver in the 2017 NATJA Awards

Wakefield, R.I. – The North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) announced that South County Tourism Council (SCTC) won Silver (2nd place) in the 2017 Annual NATJA Awards Competition in the

14 Sweet Valentine's Day Deals That You Can Still Book

AFAR lists South County's Weekapaug Inn as one of the 14 Sweet Valentine's Day Deals. Read the article.