An active way of life
As a new resident of South Shore Village and Country Club, our premier 55+ active adult community, we proudly welcome you to the most beautiful part of our state: South County, Rhode Island! Our South County Lifestyle is one that features a multitude of enjoyable activities, as active or as relaxed as you desire. Visit spectacular beaches, enjoy breathtaking scenery, and walk, kayak, boat, or compete in area events to your heart’s content. Or, simply find a gorgeous spot to unwind, in any season. In any case: look no further, South County offers all you need.
Boating & Fishing
Hiking & Outdoors
Attractions, Entertainment, And Other Helpful Links:
www.southcountyri.com includes helpful links regarding what to do and where to stay in the area, in addition to history and culture, arts and theater, drinks and dining, and other resources.
The South Kingstown Chamber of Commerce, at www.srichamber.com, offers links to chamber and community events, tourist information, and also beach information and tide charts.
The Narragansett Chamber of Commerce, at www.narragansettcoc.com includes many links specific to the beautiful town of Narragansett, including top restaurants such as the Coast Guard House, and top historical landmarks, such as The Towers.
The Charlestown Chamber of Commerce, www.charlestownrichamber.com, features links to local events, beach information, and information on their famous annual Seafood Festival.
Sail Away to Block Island, at www.blockislandferry.com, is a handy site with Block Island travel and lodging information, including special seasonal deals. Discover RI’s island paradise!
Visit www.discovernewport.org for information about visiting the spectacular city of Newport. The sailing capital of the world is also known for its fabulous mansion tours, diverse, award-winning restaurants, and splendid Cliff Walk area.
Matunuck Oyster Bar has quickly become a dining destination for people all over the East Coast, and even the entire country. They offer locally local wild-caught and farm-raised seafood, local raw bar delights, and locally grown produce. Visit www.rhodyoysters.com for information on RI’s best local oysters, the menu at the Oyster Bar, and popular farm tours.
Best authentic Italian pizza in the area! https://www.pasqualespizzeriari.com/
Buy local fruits and veggies by discovering our local farmers’ markets at www.farmfreshri.org, with information on summertime and wintertime markets.
Rhode Island Canoe & Kayak Association, www.ricka.org will help you get out paddling in our ponds and oceans in no time.
Want to rent or buy a kayak or a paddleboard? Check out Narrow River Kayaks in Narragansett, on the web here: www.narrowriverkayaks.com
South Kingstown Parks & Recreation, www.southkingstownri.com/town-government/municipal-departments/recreation features information about parks and attractions, and recreation programs and classes for all ages and interest levels.
South Kingstown Land Trust, dedicated to protecting and conserving South County’s open spaces for the benefit of the community, also offers great information on local area hiking, including trail maps, at www.sklt.org
Explore Rhode Island Land Trust Trails: www.rilandtrusts.org, another great resource for hiking and walking routes.
For top information on RI’s Blueways & Greenways, and various hiking and paddling options, visit: www.exploreri.org/gtraillist.php
A wealth of information on RI Fishing Charters, Sunset Cruises, Lighthouse Tours, and more is available at www.rifishing.com. Not a fisherman? There are also sightseeing tours!
South County Commons features a movie theater, boutique shops, a coffee shop, and several dining options, including wood-fired pizza and sushi.
Providence’s award-winning restaurants, shopping options, and art community, including the famous Providence Waterfire, is all just a short 35-minute drive away:
Wakefield’s Contemporary Theater Company features humorous and dramatic productions, and family shows, www.contemporarytheatercompany.com, and
Theatre by the Sea, home of the best summer musicals, is a professional-level theatre located in a historic barn, www.theatrebythesea.com