- The list below includes 197 free or cheap things to do in or near Watch Hill, Rhode Island, including 104 different types of inexpensive activities like Beaches, Lighthouses, Monuments and Parks.
- From East Beach to Watch Hill Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Watch Hill and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Groton, Narragansett, Montauk and Mystic.
Built in1808, Watch Hill Lighthouse, sits atop a bluff near the entrance to Fishers Island Sound in southern Rhode Island. The site, while the building is closed to the public, features breathtaking ocean views and a glimpse at the incredible ocean-front homes.
The southern most point in Rhode Island, Napatree Point, is a 1.5 mile stretch of sand that now serves as a public beach and nature preserve. Visitors to the point enjoy strolling its length to see ospreys and the federally endangered piping plover.
Watch Hill Light is a lighthouse which was originally constructed by order of President Thomas Jefferson. The lighthouse is 45 feet tall, and was automated in 1986. A small museum can be found on the lighthouse grounds.
Featuring an antique carousel, Watch Hill Carousel & Beach offers visitors scenic views of the Atlantic Ocean. The beach is within walking distance of the downtown, which has shops and a lighthouse for visitors to see.
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Misquamicut State Beach is a public clear water beach very popular among local residents and visitors alike. Visitors to the beach commonly enjoy activities like jogging, swimming, having picnics, or fishing in the ocean.