Living in Rhode Island

Rhode Island offers urban excitement, rural tranquility, and of course, 400 miles of winding coastline. Located in the heart of New England, with the mountains of New Hampshire and the lights of Manhattan only three hours away, Rhode Islanders have access to leisure opportunities of every description.

Rhode Island boasts miles of sandy beaches, quaint seaside villages, and 2,300 acres of magnificent parks. Rhode Island's distinctive regions range from the historic Blackstone River Valley and College Hill to world-renowned Newport and coastal resorts in South County and Block Island. All within an hour's drive, these regions converge into a four-season adventure with history, sports, extraordinary scenery, and traditional hospitality.

Providence combines the accessibility and friendliness of a small town with the culture and sophistication of a big city. With a thriving arts community, vibrant and diverse neighborhoods, a renowned restaurant scene and so many things to do, Providence is the perfect place to live. Historic and hip, sophisticated and small-town, Providence packs the best of New England into one convenient and colorful package.

Resources

About Rhode Island

State of Rhode Island

City of Providence

Brown University

Brown Alpert Medical School

Transportation Tourism

T.F. Green Airport

Amtrak

Peter Pan Bus Lines

Greyhound Bus Lines

RI Public Transit Authority

Boston Logan Airport

Boston/RI Commuter Rail

RI Tourism

RI Beaches

RI State Parks

Newport

Waterfire Providence

News Relocating to RI

The Providence Journal

Rhode Island Monthly

Providence Business News

Moving to Rhode Island

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