5 Fun Things To Do in Warwick, RI
Warwick is the second-largest city in the state of Rhode Island, and it has a lot to offer. From the various beaches, coastlines, and parks, to the delicious food choices and farms, you will not be disappointed if you make a quick trip here!Check out some of our favorite activities and places to visit in Warwick, Rhode Island below! ⬇️
1. Iggy’s Doughboys in Oakland Beach
Many fellow Rhode Islanders know the taste and smell of beloved Iggy’s Doughboys and Chowder House. The Warwick location located in Oakland Beach has been around since 1989. It began by serving their famous red chowder and doughboys and has expanded its menu and locations in this state. The second location is in Narragansett, Rhode Island. The interior has been renovated and expanded a few times over the years. Now, it is a family and a local favorite. During the summer months, families from all over the state can be found hanging around Iggy’s. Whether you're craving some famous chowder, clam cakes, or doughboys, this dining spot will never disappoint.
2. Rocky Point State Park
What once was a staple in Rhode Island has turned into one of the most beautiful coastal trails you could walk or bike in Rhode Island. Rocky Point used to be an amusement and theme park in Warwick, RI. It has actually been an attraction since the 1800s. By the 1900’s it had continued progressing into a fan-favorite amusement park. It hosted dozens of rides and a massive food hall that had families continuously returning. The park was closed in 1994 and it wasn’t until 2011 that the abandoned park was reopened to the public with a path that hugged the shore. You can still find some relics and artifacts around the property. During the summer there are various festivities that still take place such as food trucks and movie nights. Today, it is a clean and developed state park that many families flock to on beautiful days. You can find people on bikes, children playing in the various large and open fields, dogs roaming with their owners and plenty of other people enjoying the fresh sea breeze. This Warwick location has truly transformed into one of the best places to spend a warm day
3. Launch Trampoline Park
Launch is a huge facility that hosts a multitude of activities all under one roof. It’s known for being an indoor trampoline park and it truly does not disappoint. This is one of those places that you can go to at any age and still enjoy yourself. There is always something going on in this facility. Whether you want to jump around, play some dodgeball, play basketball, go rock climbing, play laser tag or enjoy the arcade, you will surely leave satisfied and tired! They entertain groups and birthday parties as well! The convenient location right off of Bald Hill Road (Route 2) makes for easy access no matter where you are traveling from!
4. Morris Farm and Rocky Point Blueberry Farm
Farms are slowly becoming harder and harder to come by around many states. Thankfully, we still have a great abundance here in Rhode Island. Although they may not be scaled as large as other farms across New England, they are still treasured by locals all around. Morris Farm is a family-owned farm in Warwick, Rhode Island. It is very close to Bishop Hendricken High School and located right off of Warwick Avenue. You can find everything on this farm as the seasons change. Fall brings hayrides, corn mazes, pumpkins, and corn. The warmer months bring for various fruits and vegetables, eggs, flowers and plants, and much more. If you’re looking for quality grown local farm food, this is the place to stop by! Nearby Morris farm is the Rocky Point blueberry farm. It is a “pick your own” type of farm and during the months of July and August, you can pick some of the sweetest, freshest blueberries around. The prices are amazing and the owners are extremely sweet and helpful. If you’re looking for some hand-picked food, we suggest these two farms in Warwick!
5. West Shore Coffee Bar
West Shore Coffee Bar is located right off of West Shore Road. So if you find yourself making your way out of Warwick, this should be your last stop! This spot is new and the abundance that they have to offer does not go unnoticed. They have everything from coffees, lattes, espressos, shakes, smoothies, Acai bowls, sandwiches to even beer and wine! They are well involved with the community and this coffee shop is the first of its kind in this area. The reviews, photos, and word of mouth truly speak for itself when it comes to this place. Oh, did we forget to mention - they love dogs too!
Whether you are planning a day trip or a small outing in Warwick, we always suggest that you protect your eyes and the eyes of your family members! Don’t forget that rays that bounce off of the water or snow are much more damaging to our eyes and faces than we realize. Protect yourself and the ones you love with some sunglasses. We offer Plano sunglasses as well as polarized lenses in many of our frames.
We care about the health of you and your family! OPTX Rhode Island is located only 10-15 minutes from Warwick, Rhode Island. Stop by and let us style you in a new pair of glasses! Located conveniently at 1277 Hartford Avenue, Johnston RI. You can reach us at (401)521-6789 and check out our website at www.optxrhodeisland.com.
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