- Our list of the best things to do in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, features the top 249 nearby activities — including 107 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Watch Hill, RI has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 4 things to do within the city of Watch Hill, RI , followed by 245 popular activities in nearby cities, including Westerly, Groton, Narragansett, Montauk, New London, Mystic, Charlestown, Waterford, Norwich, Wakefield, Niantic, Mashantucket, Stonington, Old Lyme, Uncasville, East Lyme, Misquamicut, North Kingstown and Exeter
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90% 154 votes
A spacious, sandy shorefront in full view of the Watch Hill Lighthouse, East Beach, is one of Rhode Island's best kept secrets. With clean, ample bath and changing rooms, bring your kids out for sun, swim, and surf.
84% 199 votes
Lighthouse Rd., Watch Hill, RI MoreLess Info
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.
85% 61 votes
Beautiful and serene, Watch Hill Beach is favorited by locals and travelers to the Watch Hill area. The beach features rock paths, a lighthouse, vintage carousel and nearby ice cream shops.
88% 16 votes
Ninigret is a location that attracts a number of visitors throughout the year. Visitors commonly enjoy spending time on the nearby beaches or viewing the bronze statue of Indian chief Ninigret, the 'Guardian of Watch Hill'.
99% 95 votes
Westerly, RI MoreLess Info
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.
100% 5 votes
2 Everett Avenue, Westerly, RI 02891 MoreLess Info
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.
83% 12 votes
153 Bay Street, Westerly, RI 02891 MoreLess Info
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.
93% 89 votes
Bay Street, Westerly, RI 02891 MoreLess Info
Built in 1876 and on the National Register of Historic Landmarks, Flying Horse Carousel, has been delighting children for decades. The carousel, whose name was derived from the unique suspension design, is available to ride during non-winter months.
100% 5 votes
99 Fort Road, Westerly, RI 02891 MoreLess Info
Napatree Point / Beach is a sandy spit that was created by a geologic process called the long shore drift. The beach stretches 1.5-miles in length along the Block Island Sound.
93% 15 votes
Misquamicut, RI 2891 MoreLess Info
Located across Winnapaug Pond at the Weekapaug Beachway, Dunes Park is a private, sandy beach with access to water for swimming and playing. The park provides on-duty lifeguards, restroom and shower facilities and a concession stand.