There’s so much to see and do when visiting Rhode Island! To experience as much of this beautiful and historic region as possible, savvy tourists and business travelers stay in the ideal destination: Warwick, Rhode Island! Located in the heart of the Ocean State with convenient access to Interstates 95 and 295, Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport and the InterLink intermodal MBTA commuter train station, it’s never been easier to visit and stay for a while! Here, you’ll find a variety of affordable lodging options in our 16 hotels. We’re only 10 minutes from Providence, and a half-hour drive to historic Newport and the beautiful beaches in South County, so, when you’re planning your trip, remember to Stay in Warwick and See Rhode Island!
If you want to shop until you drop, you’ve come to the right place. Visit bustling Route 2 in Warwick and you’ll see why our city is known as “The Retail Capital of Rhode Island.” We have two large malls offering numerous stores, plus plenty of other shops and restaurants along Route 2. Or travel throughout the City to find all kinds of unique offerings and services from the many small businesses that can be found in Warwick’s more than 30 villages, each with their own place in our history. No matter where you go in Warwick, you’ll find a retail location where you can treat yourself to something special!
And, after a long day of retail therapy, you’ll find no place better to relax than in Warwick! Why not take in a movie at the Showcase Cinemas, or a performance at the Gamm Theater? Or maybe you’d like unwind with a signature cocktail and delicious food at one of our terrific restaurants, many of which offer tremendous views of our breathtaking Narragansett Bay. No matter what type of dish you’re craving, you’ll find it right here.
Does your perfect day include a lot of rest and relaxation? Or would you prefer to be outdoors exploring your surroundings? Either way, you’re in luck when you stay here in Warwick. There are several golf courses, as well as bicycle and walking paths and bridle trails for those who like to be on the move. If you’re in the mood to relax, take a leisurely stroll through gorgeous Goddard, City, or Rocky Point Parks, which offer walkers, bikers and runners scenic wooded and waterfront paths to enjoy and ample grassy areas for picnics. Like to cast your line and wait for the fish to bite? Gorton’s Pond and Rocky Point Park both offer handicapped-accessible fishing piers. Playgrounds at City Park, the Oakland Beach seawall, and Salter’s Grove offer plenty of opportunity for the little ones to enjoy the great outdoors, too. Coming soon: a splash park at the seawall!
If you love the water, we invite you to visit our 39 miles of coastline, complete with relaxing beaches and historic lighthouses. Warwick, which sits on gorgeous Narragansett Bay, is home to more boat slips, moorings, and marine services than any other community in the Ocean State. We’re just minutes from the beaches of Newport and South County, or you can stay local and enjoy one of our three smaller saltwater beaches or numerous freshwater ponds. Our seasonal seaside festivals, including classic car cruise nights, concerts, and food truck nights, offer family-friendly, free events for locals and out-of-town guests alike. Go to VisitWarwickRI.com for a full schedule of seasonal and annual events.