What’s so special about the Narragansett area? Well, for one thing its attractions. And fun things to do. And activities. It’s also the proximity of Ocean Rose Inn to whatever piques your interest. And it is those unique points of interest, lots of it free, that have broad tourist appeal.

Attractions & Amusements

  • Adventureland of Narragansett (miniature golf, go-kart track, bumper boats and batting cages)
  • Apple and Peach Picking
  • Atlantic Beach Park at Misquamicut (kiddie amusement park, carousel, miniature golf and more)
  • Breezy Acres Miniature Golf
  • Casino Towers – the only remaining part of the Narragansett Casino
  • The Enchanted Forest (fairyland theme amusement park for children; carousel, rollercoaster, scrambler, baseball hitting, gift shop, snack bar, all day picnic area)
  • Fiddlesticks (lighted golf driving range, miniature golf, baseball and softball batting cages)
  • Flying Horse Carousel (one of the country’s oldest)
  • Living on the Edge – An Interactive Coastal Exhibit
  • Long Shot Drive Range & Mini Golf
  • Old Mountain Lanes (10 pin bowling, restaurant, cafe, pool tables)
  • South County Museum
  • Southland Sightseeing & Sunset Cruises (1 3/4 hour narrated tour visits Pt Judith Lighthouse, the Harbor of Refuge, the 11 islands of the Great Salt Pond and a glimpse of Block Island)
  • Water Wizz (3 serpentine slides, 1 kiddie slide and 2 speed slides)
  • Yawgoo Valley Ski & Recreation Area (year-round activities; skiing, volleyball, waterslide)

Boating & Fishing

  • Allen’s Tidewater Tours (nature cruises, snorkeling and sightseeing)
  • Beach Pond (public beach, fishing, boating and waterskiing)
  • Block Island Ferry (approximately 1 hour ride to Block Island)
  • Brandaris (sailing vessel)
  • Canoeing and Kayaking Wood River
  • Charter Fishing
  • Che Belezza Charters (fishing and pleasure cruises)
  • Galilee Fishing Port
  • Jet Ski & Paddle Boat Rentals
  • The Kayak Centre (tours, instruction, rentals and retail sales)
  • Lafayette Trout Hatchery (fish raised to stock RI streams and ponds)
  • Morning Star (sail cruises)
  • Narragansett Bay Sailing Co. (schooner charters)
  • Narragansett Kayak Co., Inc. (kayak rentals and sales)
  • Narrow River Kayak (rent canoes or kayaks and paddle down the river)
  • Ocean House Marina (largest salt pond in RI, boat & motor sales, rental boats)
  • Perryville State Trout Hatchery
  • Prowler Charters (inshore and offshore sport fishing)
  • Quaker Lane Outfitters
  • RI Yacht Charters
  • Seven B’s (full and half day charter fishing trips)
  • Snug Harbor Marina
  • Southern Yankee (sails)
  • Southland Riverboat (1 hour and forty-five minute tour of Pt Judith Harbor of Refuge, Jerusalem and Great Salt Pond. Sunset cruises and charters also.)
  • Twin Dolphins, Inc. (Half day guided boat snorkeling tours of Ninigret Pond. Equipment included.)
  • The Watershed (Sailboard rentals and lessons)
  • Whale Watching
  • White Rose (custom sail charters and charter fishing, all day and half day)


  • Atlantic Beach
  • Blue Shutters Town Beach
  • Carpenter’s Beach Meadow
  • Charlestown Breachway
  • Charlestown Town Beach
  • Dunes Park Beach
  • East Matunuck State Beach
  • Misquamicut State Beach
  • Napatree Point
  • Narragansett Pier Town Beach
  • North Kingstown Town Beach
  • Quonochontaug Beach
  • Roger W. Wheeler State Beach
  • Roy Carpenter’s Beach
  • Salty Brine State Beach
  • Scarborough Beach
  • South Kingstown Town Beach at Matunuck
  • Watch Hill Beach
  • Westerly Town Beach

Golf Courses – Public

Shopping at the Pier

  • Bagpiper Smoke Shop
  • Christine’s Cards
  • Fantaseas
  • Krystal Shoes
  • Little Ben’s
  • Narragansett Disc
  • Nature of Things
  • Needle Designs
  • RookieMania
  • Sandy Claws
  • Special –T
  • T-Shirt Hut
  • Victorian Lady
  • Whale Rock Coin Company


  • Shopping
  • Visit Newport Mansions
  • Cliff Walk
  • Tennis Hall of Fame
  • Jazz Festival, Blues Festival


For more information about attractions and things to do during your Rhode Island stay visit:

Narragansett Chamber of Commerce
36 Ocean Road
Narragansett, RI 02882
T: 401.783.7121

Southern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce
230 Old Tower Hill Road
Wakefield, RI 02879
T: 401.783.2801
F: 401.789.3120

South County Tourism Council
4808 Tower Hill Road, Suite 101
Wakefield, RI 02879
T: 800.548.4662
F: 401.789.4437

Rhode Island Tourism Division
315 Iron Horse Way, Suite 101
Providence, RI 02908
T: 800.556.2484
F: 401.273.8270