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WHEN YOU GO : South County, RI


SALTY BRINE (GALILEE) & ROGER WHEELER (SAND HILL COVE) STATE BEACHES. Fine sand, gentle surf, great views, picnicking.,

SCARBOROUGH NORTH & SOUTH STATE BEACHES. A long, popular stretch with moderate surf, picnic tables, boardwalk, and pavilions.

NARRAGANSETT TOWN BEACH. Surfing paradise (sign up for lessons), with a sand, concerts, and a kite festival.

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CAMP CRONIN FISHING AREA. Great angling along the rocky shoreline and breakwater, plus hiking and birdwatching.

POINT JUDITH. A stoic old lighthouse looms over one of New England’s own “graveyards of the Atlantic” and a wild, stony shore, home to surfers and fishermen.

BLACK POINT CLIFF WALK. Hugs the coast off Ocean Road, with paths to boulders by the water, a top fishing area.

Champlin’s Seafood, George’s, Aunt Carrie’s, Iggy’s. In Galilee and Point Judith, the big-cahuna seafood shacks; don’t miss the “stuffies” (stuffed clams).,,,

THE RICHARDS B&B. A romantic stone house, built in 1884, with meandering garden paths. 401-789-7746;

CRAZY BURGER. A hint of Key West, with tropical outdoor seating. 401-783-1810;

(a village of North Kingstown)

“Ten Best Main Streets USA” designation;

the Kayak Centre of Rhode Island. Flagship store and paddling instruction; head out into Wickford Harbor. 888-732-5292, 401-295-4400;

TAVERN BY THE SEA. Dine indoors or on the deck, overlooking Wickford Cove. 401-294-5771;

Please Note: This information was accurate at the time of publication. When planning a trip, please confirm details by directly contacting any company or establishment you intend to visit.

Updated Monday, June 20th, 2011

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