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Yes, Rhode Island Has a Desert

November 13, 2020

Photo of West Greenwich Desert

Rhode Island is one of the last places in the country you'd expect to find a desert, but an abandoned rock quarry has created one in West Greenwich that you can explore easily from I-95.

A Look at South County's Dog Parks

October 19, 2020

photo of a dog park

South County is home to numerous dog parks that provide an excellent place to let your dog roam without having to stress about it getting lost or play with other dogs.

Checking Out Woodland BMX in West Greenwich, Rhode Island

September 29, 2020

Logo for woodland BMX

Rhode Island is loaded with outstanding activities for the entire family, including BMXing. Woodland BMX is one of the state's top tracks and has programs for riders of all skill levels, making it an excellent venue to visit after buying a home here.

Looking to Fly Somewhere? You Have Options Near South County

September 18, 2020

Image of the baggage claim in T.F. Green Airport

Despite not having a major international airport nearby, it's easy enough to connect to countless global destinations through the airports near South Country, Rhode Island.

Activities at Worden Pond in South Kingstown, RI

September 14, 2020

Image of a boat motor in the sunset on the pond

South County has numerous ponds, lakes, and oceanfront beaches, all of which have a different environment for you to enjoy. Worden Pond in South Kingstown is one such location that offers boating, fishing, camping, and hiking for the entire family.

Boat Launches in Westerly, Rhode Island

September 3, 2020

Those who live in Westerly, RI, love spending time on the water, and thanks to the abundance of boat launches in town, you can easily take your boat for a spin whenever you wish.

The Hiking and Natural Areas of Coventry, Rhode Island

August 12, 2020

Image of Maxwell Mays Wildlife Refuge

Coventry, Rhode Island, is an outdoor enthusiast's dream thanks to its abundance of ponds, trails, and dense woods. Living in this town of about 35,000 gives you access to big-city amenities and the wilderness without leaving its borders, making it a very diverse place to buy a home. 

Where to Find a Great Lobster Roll in Watch Hill, Rhode Island

July 15, 2020

Watch Hill, Rhode Island, has plenty to offer its residents, including some world-class cuisine at a variety of restaurants. Lobster rolls are on the menu at many of these venues, giving locals all kinds of opportunity to sample this local delicacy.

Where North Kingstown Residents Go to Spend a Day in the Sun

July 10, 2020

Although North Kingstown doesn't have massively popular beaches like the neighboring Charlestown and Narragansett, the community has enough sunny waterfront areas to keep most residents happy.

What Charlestown, Rhode Island Residents Need to Know About Beach Parking Passes

June 24, 2020

Charlestown, Rhode Island's shoreline is one of its top features, as the town has miles of beach overlooking Block Island Sound. Living in Charlestown gives you as much access to these beaches as you can handle, particularly with the right parking passes.

What Makes Narragansett New England's Best Beach Town?

June 17, 2020

Multiple aspects go into creating a beach town, and Narragansett has numerous places that bring all of these elements together, which is perhaps why people believe it's the best beach town in New England.

Visiting Manfredi Farms in Westerly, Rhode Island

June 12, 2020

Westerly, Rhode Island, has plenty going for it, and Manfredi Farms is yet another item to add to the list. This farm has a fresh produce stand and petting zoo, which makes it a destination for adults and families starting in late May all the way through October.

The Restaurants of the Ocean House in Watch Hill, Rhode Island

May 13, 2020

The Ocean House in Watch Hill, Rhode Island is one of New England's oldest luxury hotels and offers some of the country's most notable oceanfront dining options. Westerly residents are sure to visit this iconic property multiple times after moving to the area because of the outstanding available options.

The Biomes Marine Biology Center in North Kingstown, Rhode Island

May 6, 2020

Located in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, the Biomes Marine Biology Center is one of New England's leading marine biology facilities and an aquarium that provides enjoyment for the entire family. The venue is a must-visit for residents of South County because it offers the chance to get up close with sea life in an interactive environment.

Places to Put Your Boat in the Water in Charlestown, Rhode Island

May 1, 2020

Living in Charlestown, Rhode Island, means having easy access to both Ninigret Pond and Block Island Sound. As a result, residents should know where all of the boat ramps and launch services are located to make it simpler to put a boat in the water.

Taking the Kids For a Day at Adventureland Family Fun Park in Narragansett, Rhode Island

April 21, 2020

As one of Rhode Island's top amusement centers, Adventureland Family Fun Park is a must-visit once you buy a home in Narragansett or anywhere in South County. The park provides a full day of entertainment for the entire family, while allowing to spend most of your visit outdoors.

Exploring Atlantic Avenue in Westerly, RI

April 15, 2020

Atlantic Avenue in Westerly's Misquamicut neighborhood is the place to be in South County, Rhode Island in the summer. The beaches, restaurants, and entertainment venues make this a one of a kind location that isn't to be missed and one of the most sought-after places to buy a home in the state.

Exploring the Boutiques of Watch Hill

March 13, 2020

Bay Street in Westerly's Watch Hill village has some of the best high-end shopping in South County. When living in this part of Rhode Island, visiting the boutiques of Watch Hill is a must.

A Breakdown of Washington County, Rhode Island's Property Taxes for 2019/2020

March 11, 2020

Property tax in Washington County, RI costs residents about 4.61% of their annual income, an amount that is in-line with many other desirable places to live on the East Coast. This tax funds local schools, projects, and infrastructure, helping to keep the quality of life in South County among the highest in the nation.

The Story Behind North Kingstown's Plum Beach Light

March 6, 2020

Plum Beach Light is a landmark lighthouse off the coast of North Kingstown that has an interesting history and will remain part of the region's seascape for years to come.

Five Great Places to Eat in Charlestown, Rhode Island

February 27, 2020

Charlestown, Rhode Island, is full of outstanding outdoor activities, and once it's time to stop for a meal, you'll find plenty of great options throughout the town.

Aunt Carrie's: Celebrating 100 Years in Narragansett

February 17, 2020

Aunt Carrie's seafood shack has operated from the same location since 1920 and is home to the world's first clamcake. The original recipe is used today, making this Rhode Island institution worth a visit.

Some Historic Sites in Westerly, Rhode Island

February 10, 2020

Westerly, Rhode Island, is full of history, and walking through the downtown area is like stepping back in time. Many of the old buildings in Westerly remain functional, so you can visit whenever you wish to have a look, while others are now museums that are worth checking out.

Where to Find Fishing Supplies in South County, RI

February 3, 2020

South County has some of the country's best fishing and, luckily, also features numerous fishing gear supply shops where you can pick up the products you need for your day on the water.

What You Should Know About the Kinney Azalea Gardens in South Kingstown

January 17, 2020

There are many places throughout South County where you can buy flowers to plant in your yard, but none have the history, selection, or beauty of the Kinney Azalea Gardens in South Kingstown.

The Top 5 Ice Cream Shops in Narragansett, Rhode Island

December 30, 2019

Narragansett is full of great beaches and plenty of activities for the whole family. At the end of the long day at the beach, cooling off with an ice cream cone is always a great idea, and, luckily, the town has plenty of parlors to accommodate you.

Checking Out a Providence Bruins' Game

December 20, 2019

While there are plenty of professional sports teams in New England, Rhode Island only has the Providence Bruins. Luckily, their games are easily accessible from South County and affordable, too.

Where to Go Public Skating in South County

December 6, 2019

South County, Rhode Island might not be known for its abundance of ice skating rinks, but you'll find enough places to hit the ice all year round in South County and its surrounding area.

What Students Do For Fun at the University of Rhode Island

December 2, 2019

Attending the University of Rhode Island means getting an outstanding education in an ideal setting. At the same time, there are plenty of activities to keep students busy when they aren't studying.

Tips For a Weekend Staycation in South County, RI

November 22, 2019

There's no need to take a vacation overseas or to another part of the country because everything you could ever want is right at your fingertips in South County, Rhode Island.

The War Memorials of Washington County, Rhode Island

November 19, 2019

War memorials are located all over South County as a way for us to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice to protect our way of life.

There are Some Great Breweries in South County

November 12, 2019

We are seeing craft beer become more popular all over the country as consumers are becoming more likely to try new things. South County is no different, as the expanding market has opened up the door for local entrepreneurs to open small brewery throughout the region.

As the craft beer industry grows even further, keep your eyes open for new breweries popping up all over Rhode Island's coastline and beyond.

Veterans Day in South and New London County

November 5, 2019

All of these events take place on November 11 and are great ways to show your support for those who have fought for our freedom in wars around the globe. Remembering everything that these individuals went through prevents us from taking their efforts for granted and shows them that we value their sacrifices.

Restaurants in South County That Use Local Ingredients

October 21, 2019

Visiting these restaurants means doing something a little extra for the environment and your own health. Eating whole foods is important because processed items have additives that aren't good for you, while organic foods are free from cancer-causing pesticides.

It's hard to find healthy, sustainable food when eating out, so it's nice to see that these establishments in South County are doing their part and making it slightly more manageable.

Looking at Some of South County's Public Libraries

October 14, 2019

No matter where you live in South County, you'll have plenty of opportunities to borrow some books or join a club meeting at one of the local libraries. In fact, there's likely a library just a few minutes from your home, so get out there and take advantage of these local services that are available to all residents.