A Perfect Day in Newport, Rhode Island

Last weekend we ventured up to Newport, Rhode Island on a whim! Much to our surprise, the drive from Groton only took us one hour. Newport is a community situated on Aquidneck Island, known for its yacht-filled harbor, delicious seafood scene, Gilded Age mansions, and rich history. The area is known as a summer town,…

7 Great Things To Do in Westerly, Rhode Island

Just over the state line from Connecticut, Westerly, Rhode Island is a quaint, sweet, unassuming town that offers stunning beaches, unique boutiques and a charming downtown district. These days we find ourselves coming out here almost every weekend, if not for the beach for the great restaurants and shops. Westerly is an easy, 20 minute…

Winter Beach Combing at Napatree Point in Rhode Island

For as long as I can remember, I've always loved the beach.ย Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, I feel like it's embedded in me. Some of my fondest memories are beach combing and breathing in that sweet, salty air. From collecting shells outside my grandma's house on Camano Island to escaping quicksand on the beaches…

This Rhode Island Bar Has The Soft Pretzel Menu of Your Dreams

Sometimes heaven is a place on earth. And if you're a fan of soft pretzels, heaven resides in Westerly, Rhode Island. Westerly is a cute, unassuming town that hugs the borders of Connecticut and Rhode Island. Divided by the Pawtucket River, the town was first settled by English colonists in 1661 (because yes, it's the…