About South County, RI


South County, RI
Photo by Donald Cameron

 

In Rhode Island, “The Ocean State,” you get the best of both worlds — a growing metropolitan setting alongside the quintessential seaside of New England. South County, Rhode Island offers numerous beaches, bays and inlets for boating and fishing as well as restaurants, theaters and festivals for entertainment. Its history is rich in tradition and has a diverse culture that is second to none

The Ocean State

With ample beaches, bays, and inlets for boating, fishing, surfing, swimming, or even just scenic drives along the shoreline, living in The Ocean State can feel like a dream. South County’s reputation for coastal beauty comes from the 100 miles of coastline, consisting of blue oceans that will bring you peace of mind. Explore our waters >

South County's History

South County has plenty of wonderful attractions to satisfy anyone’s needs. From visiting historical museums and landmarks, to exploring nature in state parks, to even visiting a quaint farmers market at an original plantation, the area holds a lot of history for such a small state. When you visit these captivating spots, you’ll begin to understand the fascination behind South County’s past. Discover South County's history and culture >

What to Do

With Rhode Island’s diverse culture, there is an abundance of events and places to visit. Trying a new restaurant is always an option with the plethora of cuisines offered from Italian to Spanish to Asian menus, and, of course, the locally caught fresh seafood. The area also is known for its diverse music and art festivals, entertaining theaters, lighthouse cruises, clambakes, movie nights, concert series, and more. Find out what you can do in South County >