Rhode Island

Rhode Island Travel Guide

Gray’s has been an institution in Tiverton, across the river from Newport, since 1923. Current owner Marilyn Dennis keeps frozen pudding—a rum-based concoction with fruit—on the menu for the old-timers and adds such newer hybrids as strawberry cheesecake.

Pick up scones from Pat Doyle aka "the Scone Lady"; she sells her wares under the canopy of trees at the farmers’ market at Negus Park.

The mild surf is perfect for children.