Rhode Island
Seasonal & Holiday Activities

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Our most recommended Rhode Island Seasonal & Holiday Activities

  • Newport, RI: Scenic Narragansett Bay Cruise

    1. Newport, RI: Scenic Narragansett Bay Cruise

    Take in some classic New England scenery aboard the Coastal Queen. Listen as local guides share their knowledge of many of the historic sites that surround Newport Harbor and Jamestown shoreline. See historic church steeples, Bowen’s and Banisters Wharves, the International Yacht Restoration School, four historic lighthouses, two historic forts, offshore lobster and fishing vessels, mega yachts, and so much more. While on the water, cool off with your favorite summer beverage at the Coastal Queen’s grand, teak wood center bar located in the main salon. Equipped with a warm and weatherproof main salon and an open-air upper deck for catching ocean breezes, the Costal Queen ensures that you'll enjoy panoramic views in absolute comfort.

    The boat ride was excellent!!! There was 13 of us and we all had a fantastic time!!!!!!!

  • Newport, RI: Evening Cocktail Cruise of Narragansett Bay

    2. Newport, RI: Evening Cocktail Cruise of Narragansett Bay

    Experience Newport Harbor and Lower Narragansett Bay as the sun goes down while sipping a special complimentary drink. See mega yachts, lighthouses, historic church steeples, the Newport Pell Bridge, Rose Island, the Jamestown shoreline, historic forts, and so much more from aboard the Coastal Queen. Enjoy panoramic views from the warm and weatherproof main salon or from the open-air upper deck. Additional refreshments are available for purchase at the cash-only bar onboard. Coastal Queen staff follow the most current health guidelines to ensure your experience is safe and enjoyable. After the cruise, take a moment to walk around and soak up the vibrancy of this coastal town. Checkout out the shops or enjoy a sweet or savory treat in one of the many cafes lining the port.

    Comfortable cruise around the Bay, with very friendly crew. There is no narration, so you can enjoy the view, but don't expect to be informed about what you are seeing. Recommended

  • From Providence, RI: Full-Day New England Fall Foliage Tour

    3. From Providence, RI: Full-Day New England Fall Foliage Tour

    Take advantage of New England's most popular season on this day trip through the scenic country roads of Rhode Island. Enjoying the gorgeous autumn scenes, you will also make stops at a quaint New England farm for a wagon ride, visit a maple sugar house, a traditional country store, and more amazing photo stops along the way.  Head out on the incredible country roads around Rhode Island. Take a delightful wagon ride through a beautiful New England farm and woodland. Stop for pictures at a covered bridge and stand on Jerimoth Hill, Rhode Island’s tallest point.   Around lunchtime, make a stop at a family-run farm stand cafe. Along the tour, you will also visit Rhode Island’s oldest country store and enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience at a maple sugar house to learn how syrup is made.

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What people are saying about Rhode Island

The boat ride was excellent!!! There was 13 of us and we all had a fantastic time!!!!!!!

Relaxing tour of beautiful Newport. Courteous crew. Smooth sailing. Highly recommended.

Here for a girls weekend and we had a wonderful experience, on the cruise.

Beautiful cruise that was not overcrowded and had friendly staff.

A great smooth cruise with a very knowledgeable guide.