Accommodations near the University of Rhode Island

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Visiting the University of Rhode Island

Commonly referred to as URI, the University of Rhode Island is a public research university based in Kingston, Rhode Island. Booking one of the many accommodations near the University of Rhode Island is a fantastic idea due to the convenience of this location. Most of the best places to dine in town are also near URI.

Useful information for your visit to the University of Rhode Island

With over 13,000 students, the University of Rhode Island has a sizeable campus. After you've seen it all, make the most of your time in the charming village of Kingston, much of which is on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • 1. Transportation

    You can take an Amtrak train to Kingston, RI, from either Boston or New York. The former is about an hour, the latter takes 3.5 hours. Greyhound and Megabus operate between New York and Providence, an hour away from Kingston. Once in Providence, the Rhode Island Public Transportation Authority offers transportation to Kingston.

  • 2. Things to do

    Kinney Azalea Gardens is a sweet botanical garden in a historic setting. You can stop by Proclamation Ale Company for a quick beer, and there is also a gun range just to the east of the University of Rhode Island.

  • 3. Dining

    There are a couple of great spots to eat around Kingston, with most restaurants clustered around Fortin Road and Chapel Way. Here you'll find Mediterranean, Mexican, and Thai cuisine, burgers, and more.

  • 4. Head to the beach

    If you have a car, you're only about 15-minute drive from the Narragansett Town Beach. Even if it's not swimming weather, you can stroll along the sand as well as enjoy the area's seafood restaurants and cafes on the water.

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