Rhode Island’s southern coastal regions comprise scenic and unspoiled waterfront scenery, dotted with charming resort towns and some lovely unspoiled beaches. A Rhode Island Coastal vacation rental would appeal to visitors looking for a beach holiday destination with a difference, where outdoor activities abound.
A great choice for your Rhode Island Coastal vacation accommodation would be the coastal town of Charlestown, in South County. The undoubted highlight here are the beaches, each of which offers a slightly different experience. For instance, Blue Shutters beach is a public stretch of sandy coast offering moderate surf, and handy concessions stand equipped with changing rooms and showers. The largest beach in the area is East Beach, which boasts sand dunes and ideal conditions for windsurfers. Activities are available nearby include kayaking, canoeing and fishing, with a number of bait and tackle stores located in Charlestown.
Another top choice for Rhode Island Coastal holiday rentals is South Kingstown, also in South County. This is where some of the state’s oldest architecture can be found, and there are a number of beaches within a short drive in the town. It’s a destination known for its relaxed and low-key character, and offers a variety of family eateries and attractions like the South County Commons, with its cinema, ice cream parlours and live music.
For a taste of rural life on holiday at Rhode Island Coastal self-catering accommodation, you could make for Little Compton. It’s surrounded by farms just moments from the Atlantic Coast. Sights here include Wilbor House, dating to the early-1800s and outside the town are vineyards and the beautiful South Shore Beach.
From Rhode Island Coastal vacation rentals you could make the drive up to Providence, the state’s capital. It’s a city famed for its distinctive historical architecture, with fascinating museums, beautiful old streets and leafy parks. The Museum of Natural History and Planetarium at Roger Williams Park is housed in a stunning colonial building and offers a wide array of exhibits.
At the height of summer you’ll be able to expect temperatures to peak at around 25 degrees on holiday at Rhode Island Coastal vacation accommodation. The Atlantic makes sure that temperatures are quite mild year round, although sub zero temperatures and snow are not uncommon in winter.
Rhode Island Coastal vacation rentals are at most a 90-minute drive from Logan International Airport (BOS), which sits to the north and can be reached from the UK via London Heathrow (LHR) with British Airways, Delta and American Airlines.