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Newport's dramatic coastline, parks, and historical sites offer great family activities

This beautiful city by the sea offers much in the way of family lodging , entertainment, education and fun. Stay on the harbor and take a harbor cruise, explore a revolutionary fort, have close encounters with real wildlife and sculpted green animals. Find a beach, tour the International Tennis Hall of Fame and walk along the ocean on Cliff Walk. Bountiful local farms offer great food and NE’s “best ice cream.” You’ll find lighthouses you can visit and enough historic landmarks and artifacts to teach your own history class when you get home.
Touch Aquarium Save The Bay Narragansett Bay Rhode Island
Save The Bay

Multiple Centers & Dock Locations Providence, Newport, Westerly, RI and Fall River, MA Phone: 401-272-3540

Enjoy great family fun and help protect an environmental treasure

Get the whole family involved in protecting, restoring and learning about one of the earth’s most diverse ecosystems: Narragansett Bay. Save The Bay offers several hands-on experiences for every age. Kids in grades K-12 can explore the 400+ miles of beautiful Bay shoreline, in and on the water, during Save The Bay’s week-long summer BayCamps. Take a trip to the year-round, beachfront Exploration Center and Aquarium at Easton’s Beach in Newport offering several touch tanks and close-up views of hundreds of local creatures. Climb aboard a vessel for a wintertime tour to see harbor seals in their natural habitat.
Boat tours depart from Newport, Westerly, and Providence RI.
Green Animals Topiary Garden in Portsmouth RI with VisitNewEngland.com
Green Animals Topiary Gardens

380 Cory's Lane off Route 114 Portsmouth, RI, 02871 Phone: 401-847-1000

Fun, fanciful gardens of topiary animal figures. Great for families and kids. See full description of Green Animals Topiary Gardens.