Is there anything fun to do in RI? Great Things to Do in Rhode Island — find fun activities year-round. Art and children’s and cooking museums; historic houses; nature trails; boat cruises; historic Newport tours; unusual shopping, and more fun activities on land and water, year-round.
What is the number one tourist attraction in Rhode Island? 1. The Breakers, Newport. Newport’s most celebrated — and showiest — Gilded Age mansion was built by Cornelius Vanderbilt in 1895 and reflects the unimaginable wealth of the Vanderbilt family.
What is Rhode Island best known for? Rhode Island is known for making silverware and fine jewelry. The world’s largest bug is on the roof of New England Pest Control in Providence. It’s a big blue termite, 58 feet long and 928 times actual termite size.
Is Rhode Island worth visiting? Rhode Island is the hidden gem of the northeast and possibly the world. RI has an incredible amount of coastline, and each of its little beach towns has its own unique vibe. There are plenty of beautiful spots to go surfing, sailing, fishing, hiking, and even Waboba-ing.