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Newport
The Museum's galleries chronicle the rich history of tennis through interactive exhibits, dynamic videos, and popular memorabilia from historic champions and the superstars of today.
Newport
Ryan Family Amusements entertainment center features bowling, huge games rooms with arcade games, and lots more fun for all the family
Newport
The Museum's collections and exhibitions focus on the visual arts of Newport and southeastern New England, reflecting both the rich heritage of the past and the lively art scene of the present.
Newport
Explore 250 years of American history at our 11 historic properties, located on 80 acres of gardens and parks.
Newport
The Museum provides the whole family with an engaging introduction to the area's rich history and the beauty of its architecture. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Rhode Island
Newport
Sit Back, relax and enjoy the salt air breeze as you travel along the cozy west shore of Aquidneck island (Newport RI) in an open platform coach built 1904 or an 1884 parlor car.
Newport
HISTORIC FORT ADAMS is off Harrison Ave. in Fort Adams State Park. Built 1824-57, Fort Adams is one of the largest coastal fortifications in the United States. Guided tours take visitors from the top of the Fort walls to the depth of the underground...
Newport
Once the summer home of the Astors, this elegant mansion now features living history tours, including Victorian and Roaring Twenties tours, evening performances, seasonal events, and much more.
Newport
The Museum of Yachting is dedicated to preserving the culture of yachting by fostering education and enjoyment of its history through the presentation of vessels, artifacts, literature, events, and regattas.
Newport
Situated at the mouth of the Newport Harbor, Fort Adams State Park offers an exceptional panoramic view of both Newport Harbor and the East Passage of Narragansett Bay.
Newport
The Museum's American Imagist Collection features masterpieces of illustrative art and is the largest such collection in the world. Illustrators combine personal expression with pictorial representation in order to convey ideas.
Newport
Take a tour during the day of this elegant castle, with its medieval flavor, or walk among the many spirits of the past during a Ghost Tour, Belcourt Castle offers a unique opportunity to step back in time and enjoy the atmosphere of the Gilded Age. ...
Jamestown
Fort Wetherill State Park, situated upon 100 foot high granite cliffs across the water from Fort Adams State Park, is a former coastal defense battery and training camp.
Middletown
We are an indoor play center for chuldren 12 mos to 5 yrs old. We feature the EyePlay, an interactive video floor, two bounce houses, a giant caterpillar tunnel, and various other slides, climbers, and activities for toddlers. We offer free WiFi, H...
Middletown
Norman Bird Sanctuary constitutes the largest area of preserved open space in Newport County. A wildlife refuge, NBS encompasses over 300 acres and 7 miles of trails that wind through a diversity of habitats.
Jamestown
Beavertail State Park, located in Jamestown, Rhode Island, is known for offering some of the most beautiful vistas along the New England coastline.
Narragansett
The mission of the South County Museum is to inspire wonder and a better understanding of the agricultural and rural village life in coastal Rhode Island before the emergence of suburban communities.
North Kingstown
Biomes is a privately owned marine science education center focusing on hands-on programs for students and families in Southern New England.
Narragansett
There is nothing like Adventureland anywhere else in Rhode Island, and with good reason. Adventureland is fun for all ages; exciting for both kids and adults.
Smith's Castle
(10 Miles)
Wickford
Smith's Castle is an historic site, giving an opportunity for adults and children to experience almost four centuries of Rhode Island history. The castle and grounds provide an up-close look at what plantation life in Rhode Island in the 1600's was l...
Narragansett
- has been providing harbor tours, sightseeing cruises, sunset cruises, fall foliage cruises, boat charters and private charters for over 30 years. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Rhode Island
Bristol
Blithewold is one of the finest garden estates in New England. Your exploration of Blithewold will include a dozen different gardens, specimen trees, and a 45-room English style manor house, all chronicling a rich social history of the lives of one f...
Exeter
Enjoy three pools, two water slides and rock climbing wall. The park also offers snow tubing on winter.
Boss Ice Arena
(12 Miles)
Kingston
Boss Ice Arena is located at the University of Rhode Island athletic complex in Kingstson. The arena is open for public skating and figure skating sessions.
Tiverton
Experience The Miracle Of Living Tropical Butterflies in the Summer Exhibit in Tiverton, Rhode Island. Walk through the exhibit and have these colorful creatures of nature flying around you. Learn To Plant A Butterfly Garden, Mount, Preserve & Collec...
Narragansett
acilities and Activities include: Restrooms, Restrooms for the Disabled, Parking, Beach, Pavilion with Coin Operated Hot Showers, Playground, Picnic Tables, Concession and Swimming.
North Kingstown
Kite Tails Play Center is a unique, indoor/outdoor play center for children ages birth to six and the grown-ups who love them. Children are given the freedom to explore, discover and create through all-day open play, classes, special events, and birt...
Bristol
The Herreshoff Marine Museum and America\'s Cup Hall of Fame are dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through presentations of the history and innovative work of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company and the America\'s Cup competit...
Bristol
Is a living history farm depicting Bristol's agrarian life in the year 1799 through live interpretation, historic structures, and heirloom plants and animals.
Bristol
Colt State Park in Bristol is often referred to as the 'gem' of the State Parks System. The entire western border of the park is an open panorama onto Narragansett Bay.
Warwick
Goddard Park attracts thousands of visitors each year as Rhode Island's most popular Metropolitan Park.
East Greenwich
The Museum is an electrical and mechanical engineering museum emphasizing the beginnings of radio and steam power. The museum honors engineers who achieved greatness and served the public good by analyzing and solving tough engineering problems. The ...
Alibi Charters
(16 Miles)
Warwick
Alibi Charters offer a range of cruise packages to fit your needs. We like to share our appreciation & knowledge of the local waters with you. From beginners to the experienced, whether it\'s a fishing technique or a historical fact about Hope Island...
Lazer Gate
(17 Miles)
Fall River
All things Lazer! Top notch Tag arena, 18 hole blacklight mini golf, and cutting edge lazer maze games, plus arcade.
Fall River
The railroad museum traces the history of railroading in Fall River,located in railroad cars . There are many displays in the rail cars, including a display of model trains and a kids play room. The museum also has a small gift shop. Make us a part o...
Fall River
Don't just learn about history, live it! At Battleship Cove, you will experience firsthand what it was like to serve on board a Navy warship in WWII. Plus Nautical Nights program where families stay overnight on board the battleship for a boatload of...
Warwick
Check out a place where we actually ENCOURAGE you to bounce off the walls! With over 10,000 sq. feet of connected trampolines forming one GIANT jumping surface and angled trampoline walls to bounce off of, Launch will get your whole family off the co...
Warwick
Chuck E. Cheese's features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love.
Kidz Kastle
(19 Miles)
Warwick
Kidz Kastle is a 4,500 sq ft state of the art custom designed indoor play center. Children are "free" to express, communicate and lea through PLAY, while parents are "free" to relax, read a book or magazine, and enjoy a massage in a comfortable massa...
Charlestown
This very popular state recreation area offers 50 fireplaces, toilets, drinking water, a swimming beach and a nearby DEM boat launch for boating and fishing.
East Providence
features a handicap accessible boat ramp, restrooms, and game fields which are available for rent.
New Bedford
The Zoo's Education Department and zookeeper staff offer a range of programs to enhance your zoo experience. See how zookeepers provide enrichment activities to keep the zoo's animals active and healthy. Learn about biofacts and how animals live in t...
Fantasyland
(21 Miles)
Seekonk
6 major rides, super slide, softplay and two award winning 18 hole mini golf courses. A fantastic full day out for all the family!
Providence
Home to approximately 130 species of rare and fascinating animals from around the world including elephants, giraffes, snow leopards, kangaroos, moon bears, gibbons and many others, all in naturalistic settings. Plus play area.
Providence
The Museum of Natural History is Rhode Island’s only natural history museum and home to the state’s only public planetarium. Located in historic Roger Williams Park, the Museum has been educating and serving the public since 1896.
Seekonk
The whole family can get in on the action here, with something for every taste: from the Kids' Track and Bumper Cars to family racing and the terrifying Slick Track!
New Bedford
Educational marine resource with Living Exhibits and touch tanks, hands on learning in the Explorers' Zone, Discovery Bay with toys and activities, and a 3D planetary display.
Providence
- is a place where kids and grown ups can play and learn together-it presents hands-on exhibit areas and exciting programs designed for children ages 1 to 11. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Rho...
Providence
The Providence Athenaeum, founded in 1753 as an independent membership library, provides books and other materials to all, of any age, who love reading, appreciate literature, and enjoy cultural discovery. The Athenaeum's collections and historic bui...
West Greenwich
Stepping Stone Ranch - a fun, family-oriented horse farm that offers trail riding,english and western lessons, riding camps, and much more!

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Newport with kids

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Kidz Kastle

(19 Miles) Indoor Play in Warwick

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Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

(26 Miles) Indoor Play in Providence

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Biomes Marine Biology Center

(9 Miles) Historical Attractions in North Kingstown

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Kite Tails Play Center

(12 Miles) Indoor Play in North Kingstown

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Adventureland of Narragansett

(9 Miles) Theme Parks in Narragansett

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Kidventure Play and Party Center

(3 Miles) Indoor Play in Middletown

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Launch Trampoline Park

(18 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in Warwick

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Providence Childrens Museum

(24 Miles) Museums in Providence

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The Butterfly Zoo

(12 Miles) Zoos in Tiverton

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Roger Williams Park Zoo

(22 Miles) Zoos in Providence

Fun places to visit in Newport with kids

Rhode Island is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Rhode Island's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Rhode Island with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Rhode Island - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in RI