Watch Hill, a nearby community with shops and restaurants, also has quaint Misquamicut State Beach cabins perfect for your family holiday. The carousel is the oldest continuously operating carousel in the nation, with old-fashioned "flying horses." Kids can grab for the traditional brass rings and win prizes. Don't miss this living piece of New England history.
Check out this family water park near the town of Westerly, close to Misquamicut State Beach. Of course, you can swim in the ocean, but if the kids want a bit more excitement, Water Wizz will fill the bill. Giant water slides, super speed slides, and a play area for the little ones combine to create a summer water adventure.
Nearby Mystic, Connecticut boasts a seafaring history dating back centuries. The Seaport Museum will give your family a taste of maritime history, including restored vessels, figureheads, ship carvings, and vintage photography.