- The list below includes 282 free or cheap things to do in or near Newport, Rhode Island, including 102 different types of inexpensive activities like Historic Homes, History Museums, Art Museum and Beaches.
- From Ocean Drive to Cliff Walk, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Newport and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Providence, Fall River, Narragansett and Warwick.
Slater Memorial Park is the jewel of Pawtucket's park system with its abundant picnic areas, walking and biking trails, tennis courts, and sports fields. Also found here is a historic Loof Carousel that was installed in the park in 1910.
The Westerly Town Forest is a wooded area that is very popular among visiting hikers and outdoor enthusiasts. Numerous hiking trails are available for visitors to enjoy the scenery and wildlife along the paths during their hike.
At Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, visitors can speak with a local staff member to learn about the attractions in the area. In addition to providing brochures and travel recommendations, the center has a gift shop with locally produced goods.
Dedicated to commemorating the American Industrial Revolution, Slater Mill Museum, brings history to life for visitors of all ages. Featuring walking tours through historic buildings, exhibits, hands-on demonstrations, and more, plan your visit today.
Once active in the Industrial Revolution era of American history, Slater Mill Historic Site offers guided tours so visitors can see the machines used during this time. It also runs arts and crafts programs for the community.
An off-leash dog park with separate sections for large and small dogs, the Pawtucket Dog Park offers generous open spaces for dogs to play, run, and socialize. The park offers water supplies and materials for cleaning up after dogs.