EXPLORE NEW ENGLAND: RHODE ISLAND
You can find great pizza just steps away from Boston. Here are a few picks around the region.
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Chanler racks up more awards
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A Tank Away
If most people have heard of Lincoln, they generally know it as home of the Twin River Casino, but this town just north of Providence offers much more than slots and virtual blackjack machines.
It only takes about an hour to drive across Rhode Island, which is wedged between Massachusetts and Connecticut and straddles picturesque Narragansett Bay, but its pleasures are many.
A wild sliver of land 12 miles south of the mainland, Block Island's remoteness and strict zoning laws have helped preserve its natural beauty.
We went on the Providence Riverwalk culinary tour, offered by Newport Gourmet Tours, to experience one of the country's culinary hot spots.
The Weekapaug reopened in October after a $15 million renovation that preserved many of the features and some furnishings of the seaside inn that first welcomed guests in 1899.
This 3½-mile public walk on the coast provides some of the most wondrous views in all of New England, with natural beauty, history, and opulence all for the taking.
The animated sitcom Family Guy frequently references the unique attractions of the Ocean State.Here are several of the sites that play a prominent role in the show and in the culture of Rhode Island.
Bostons North End and Providences Federal Hill have been the Little Italies of their respective cities for well over a century, yet the two neighborhoods could not look more different.
Providence by night is a city alive with places to learn, taste, see, and hear, an urban center with a fiercely independent spirit left over from free-thinking founder Roger Williams.
With its dramatic coastal setting and old world charm, it is one of the oldest communities in the state but there is very much new in Newport these days.
The event can draw tens of thousands of people a night in a season when 14 or more installations are held, spring to fall. And it wouldnt be possible without the help of upward of 100 volunteers.