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Ocean State of Mind

IMG_3108So close, yet so far … I can’t believe it has taken me so long to visit “the ocean state,” otherwise known as Rhode Island.  I enjoy visiting places that have a lot to offer in terms of history, whether it is important sites or building and architecture.  Cities like Boston, Santa Fe, New Orleans, Philadelphia, and Williamsburg, to name a few, offer a chance to learn and experience much about American history.  It appeals to my nerd heart.
We hit Warwick, Providence, Block Island, and Newport on this all-too-brief trip.  If you do get to visit Rhode Island, make the trip to Block Island.  It takes about an hour on the ferry (traditional) and there’s something for everyone:  beach, history, walking trails, biking, and good food.  Though I only got a taste of Newport, I enjoyed it the best and must go back to spend more time there soon.
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Lobster roll at Iggy’s Boardwalk in Warwick, RI
As far as good eats, I would recommend checking out Jacky’s in Providence and Iggy’s Boardwalk in Warwick.  Jacky’s is a great sushi spot with views of the river.  We were there during the day so didn’t get to see the river lit up.  There’s always next time.  Iggy’s has one of the best lobster rolls I’ve had in a long while.
I’m back at work and my regular posting schedule.  Thanks for stopping by and reading!
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