- TripBuzz found 334 things to do with kids in or near Portsmouth, Rhode Island, including 327 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newport, Fall River, Providence and Narragansett.
- From Kidventure Play & Party Center to Escobar's Highland Farm, the Portsmouth area offers 113 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Children's Play Area, Theaters and Farms & Ranches.
- A sports town, Portsmouth is home to the offices for U.S. Sailing as well as the Newport International Polo Series (now housed at historic Glen Farm). An older town, the city is also home to many historical buildings and landmarks including Greenvale Farm, Mount Hope Bridge, a lighthouse and topiary garden.
The 300-acre Norman Bird Sancuary in Middletown, Rhode Island is criss-crossed by seven hiking trails. Its avian denizens include dozens of migratory species and local waterfowl. The Sanctuary is also heavily involved in community outreach and children's environmental education.
Despite its name, Third Beach in Middletown, Rhode Island is a series of four beaches. These beautiful and scenic strips of coastland are appealing charter launch sites and fishing spots. In clement weather, swimming is also popular.
Conanicut Island Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary and nature preserve on the small and picturesque island of Conanicut. The sanctuary offers excellent opportunities for birdwatching, and offers hiking trails through wetland landscapes.
Located next to Maidford River, Paradise Valley Park features a windmill built in 1810 and is home to local community events. The park provides a walking trail, picnic tables and benches as well as grassy and wooded areas.
A salt marsh with bordering upland field and wooded areas is preserved through the Touisset Marsh Wildlife Refuge. Visitors to the refuge can access hiking along trails through the area, photography opportunities, and bird watching.
Across from the Taunton River, Kennedy Park features sports facilities for baseball, tennis and basketball along with a swimming pool and a skating pond. The park provides open grassy fields, a children's playground, walking paths and picnic areas.
Learn to surf or brush up on existing skills at Rhody Surf in Middletown, Rhode Island. The state's most popular surf school welcomes novices, beginners and advanced surfers. All instructors are experienced surfers with First Aid and CPR certification.
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Middletown, Rhode Island's Sachuest Beach (Second Beach) is a favorite destination for nature lovers, seashell collectors, anglers, surfers and wildlife photographers. It is also a convenient launch site for canoes, kayaks and small motorboats.
Open since 1996, Island Surf & Sport has been voted the #1 surf camp and rental location in Newport. The instructors are experienced and can make every lesson fun, all surfing supplies are available for rental, and windsurfing is also available.