- TripBuzz found 267 things to do with kids in or near Charlestown, Rhode Island, including 251 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newport, Westerly, Groton and Narragansett.
- From East Beach to Charlestown Town Beach, the Charlestown area offers 109 different types of family activities, including: Beaches, Hiking Trails, Mini Golf and Observatories & Planetariums.
- Charlestown is situated in the southern part of Rhode Island along the coastline. The Narragansett Indian Tribe is headquartered in the town as is the tribe's reservation. Multiple unspoiled sandy beaches are featured in Charlestown with some owned by the town while others are owned by the state, and annual festivals are held in the beachfront Ninigret Park.
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557 Charlestown Beach Road, Charlestown, RI 02813 MoreLess Info
Featuring a wide expanse of pristine sands, Charlestown Town Beach, is the perfect place to enjoy the surf while avoiding the big crowds. Convenient parking just off the beach, clean changing area and showers are just some of the amenities.
Located off of Yawgunsk Brook, Ocean House Marina provides visitors with fully day to week long rentals of pontoon boats to take out onto the water. The marina hosts annual fishing tournaments for fluke, dogfish, and skate.
A miniature golf course that features an array of varied and distinctive holes, Breezy Acres Mini-Golf offers obstacles like windmills, lighthouses, and other classic structures. The course features discounts for kids and seniors.
With its own 16' Meade LX200 Schmidt Cassegrain telescope, Frosty Drew Observatory lets visitors view the stars and other astronomical, deep space objects. Among these objects, visitors can see planets, galaxies, nebulas, and more.
At Kayak Centre, visitors can enroll in a variety of programs related to the sport of kayaking. The center hosts gentle kayaks trips for novices through the nearby harbor, and a scenic coastal tour with experienced instructors.
Primarily a Christmas tree farm, Riverside Farm was established in 1988. The farm offers a wide variety of sustainably grown Christmas trees, which visitors can select for themselves. All trees are the same price.