Return to Content

Rhode Island Attractions 2009

Rhode Island Attractions 2009
0 votes, 0.00 avg. rating (0% score)
by in May 2009

Best Souvenir Shops:
ONLY IN RHODE ISLAND, Newport/Warwick
There’s the expected locally made stuff, from jams to chutneys to soup mixes. And then there are the very Rhody products, such as cornmeal for jonnycakes, coffee syrup to make coffee milk (the official state drink), and cans of clam chowder that are (sorry, New Yorkers) cream-based. Nonfood items also abound: local photographers’ prints, books, calendars, soaps, lotions, candles, and jewelry. The Shops at Long Wharf Mall, Newport, 401-846-5006; T.F. Green International Airport, Warwick; 866-466-5974, 401-608-2382; onlyinrhodeisland.com

Best Quirky Gift Shop:
CURATORIUM, Providence
Curatorium is the brainchild of owner Matt Bird, whose motto is “Everything Deserves Curation.” And he doesn’t disappoint, with an inventory lineup that includes a keyring with miniature pliers, locally made frog-mouthed bottle openers, and for the environmentally conscious, baskets made from recycled chopsticks. 197 Wickenden St. 401-453-4080; thecuratorium.com

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.

Tags: ,

Bring New England Home

Get a 1 year of Yankee Magazine for only $10!

In this issue: 

  • 65 Best Summer Events
  • The Elusive Promise of the Maine Tides
  • The Easiest Clambake You'll Ever Make

Subscribe Today

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

We reserve the right to remove or edit comments that are offensive or disrespectful to our readers and/or writers, cannot be verified, lack clarity, or contain profanity. Your comments may be republished by Yankee Magazine across multiple platforms.

Register Sign In

©2015, Yankee Publishing Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Yankee Publishing Inc., | P.O. Box 520, Dublin, NH 03444 | (603) 563-8111