- Our list of the best things to do in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, features the top 403 nearby activities — including 183 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Portsmouth, RI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
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Green Animals Topiary Garden is the oldest in the United States having been started in 1912. Today there are more than 80 pieces of topiary, vegetable and herb gardens, orchards, and a Victorian house overlooking the bay.
Located on a family farm that was founded in 1863 and is on the National Register of Historic Places, Greenvale Vineyards is a small producer of exceptional wines. Come in for a tasting, tour the vineyards, or enjoy a picnic on the grounds.
Escobar's Highland Farm is a working farm open to the public. Its highlight is an 8 acre corn maze, which has a unique design each year, and visitors can also go on hayrides and explore a large pumpkin patch.
Built on Sandy Point in the 1850s, the Prudence Island Lighthouse is valued both as an historic place and a still-active signal light. Owned by the US Coast Guard, the building is open to visitors only by special arrangement.
Located in a placid setting on north Aquidneck Island, the Brewers Sakonnet Marina offers a full range of boat-related services. The marina offers maintenance, repair, and storage for boats, as well as slips for boats in summer.
The Beach House is closed and its liquor license was surrendered. In the hearing, the police chief highlighted three incidents involving staff either drinking while on duty, driving drunk after work or drinking with patrons at the bar long past closing time.
Guests can enjoy a play center that features the Eyeplay gaming platform that projects graphics and sounds onto floors and walls at Kidventure Play & Party Center. The center is also available to host birthday parties.
At the Newport Children's Theatre, guests can watch dramatic performances. The theatre company, which offers auditions for those who wish to get involved, also provides teen repertory and budding actor programs as well as Shakespeare and musical theatre summer camps.
Located on 50 acres of wooded area, the Emilie Ruecker Wildlife Refuge is a location that offers views of nature to its visitors. Visitors commonly enjoy photographing the many species of birds and trees that call the area home.