South County offers lovely scenic drives especially along beaches and villages
Route 4 Southbound to the Rhode Island Beaches – 29 miles
inland route from East Greenwich to Charlestown beaches East Greenwich, Exeter, Carolina, Kingston, RI Phone:
Following this inland route, you escape heavy seasonal beach-bound traffic on the more-northern stretches of Route 1 and see some beautiful, low-traffic towns. You pass close to Kingston and University of Rhode Island. From Route 1, you can visit the beaches, an inland salt pond, and two wildlife refuges.
Nearby Points of Interest:
♦ Schartner Farms in Exeter. Stop in for fresh produce, plants, and bakery goods.
♦ Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge.
♦ Misquamicut Beach. Lots of long, sandy beaches and plenty of services like bathhouses and food.
♦ Charlestown Beach. Walk to the Breachway, where a giant break in the shoreline connects a giant salt pond to the ocean.
♦ Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge.
Route 112 to Route 2 Richmond to Charlestown, RI Phone: