Little Compton

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Articles about Little Compton

By Frank Rose
I first saw the Rhode Island shore as a child, up from Virginia to visit my father's New England family. I remember playing on the beach at Little Compton while the grown-ups dug a pit and laid the fire for a clambake, and I recall a sense of wond...
By Dominique Browning
Each one of the million of us who live in little old Rhode Island has our own cherished idea of what makes this place enchanting. For me, it is the coastline that has always cast a spell. Rhode Island’s shore is by turns rocky and forbidding, with...

Hotels in Little Compton

On Sakonnet Point, 30 miles from Newport’s crowded beaches, the 13-room property is a quiet hideaway. The 155-year-old stone Italianate villa just opened after a two-year renovation.

Restaurants in Little Compton

Things to do in Little Compton

Compared with Newport, its famous neighbor to the west, Little Compton remains off the beaten path. The town's pebbly beach and pastoral mood is a refreshingly quiet haven on the shores of Narragansett Bay.