Exploring Rhode Island | Places to Visit in Rhode Island | Weekend Tour destinations in Rhode Island

Exploring Rhode Island | Places to Visit in Rhode Island | Weekend Tour destinations in Rhode Island

Real Estate Tips:
Diversify your portfolio as much as possible. You do not want to have all of your investment funds in only one type of investment. Spread them out over stocks, real estate, and other investments in order to protect yourself should something bad happen in one area of the investment market. Sometimes the best investment is your own venture. If you are not comfortable with the world of finance and big spenders, then invest in something like real estate that you can improve and resell. This is especially wise if you have skills that are needed to improve a property to increase it's resale value.

3 Popular Attractions In Rhode Island

  • Sachuest Beach: Beach in Middletown, Rhode Island.
    • Newport Cliff Walk: Public access walkway along the shore line in Newport, Rhode Island.

    Rhode Island Facts

    • St. Mary’s, Rhode Island’s oldest Roman Catholic parish was founded in 1828. The church is best known as the site of the wedding of Jacqueline Bouvier to John Fitzgerald Kennedy in 1953.
    • The first Afro-American regiment to fight for America made a gallant stand against the British in the Battle of Rhode Island.
    • Rhode Island is known as the sailing capital of the world. Many of our children spend summer in sailing camp.
    • Some might say former mayor Buddy Cianci is the reason that Providence is the vibrant town that it now is. He cleaned up the waterfront, beautified the city, brought in a hockey team and the wonderful moving art installation, Waterfire. He also served prison time for running a corrupt enterprise and racketeering conspiracy between his first and second terms. That means that the people of Rhode Island voted a convicted felon back into office. I should mention that I am vaguely related to Buddy, but most Italians in this small state are..
    Rhode Island
    State of Rhode Island
    Nickname(s):

    The Ocean State
    Little Rhody[1]
    Motto(s):

    Hope
    Anthem:Rhode Island's It for Me
    Map of the United States with Rhode Island highlighted

    Map of the United States with Rhode Island highlighted
    Country United States
    Before statehood Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
    Admitted to the Union May 29, 1790 (13th)
    Capital

    (and largest city)

    Providence
    Largest metro and urban areas Greater Boston (combined)
    Greater Providence (metro and urban)
    Government

    Governor Dan McKee (D)
    Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos (D)
    Legislature Rhode Island General Assembly
    Upper house Senate
    Lower house House of Representatives
    Judiciary Rhode Island Supreme Court
    U.S. senators Jack Reed (D)
    Sheldon Whitehouse (D)
    U.S. House delegation 1: David Cicilline (D)
    2: James Langevin (D) (list)
    Area

    •Total 1,214[a][2]sqmi (3,144km2)
    •Land 1,055sqmi (2,707km2)
    •Water 169sqmi (438km2) 13.9%
    •Rank 50th
    Dimensions

    •Length 48mi (77km)
    •Width 37mi (60km)
    Elevation

    200ft (60m)
    Highestelevation

    812ft (247m)
    Lowestelevation

    (Atlantic Ocean[3])
    0ft (0m)
    Population

    (2020 Census Results)
    •Total 1,098,163[5]
    •Rank 45th
    •Density 1,006/sqmi (388/km2)
    •Rank 2nd
    Median household income

    $63,870[6]
    •Income rank

    15th
    Demonym(s) Rhode Islander
    Language

    Official language De jure: None
    De facto: English
    Time zone UTC– 05:00 (Eastern)
    •Summer (DST) UTC– 04:00 (EDT)
    USPS abbreviation
    RI
    ISO 3166 code US-RI
    Traditional abbreviation R.I.
    Latitude 41° 09′ N to 42° 01′ N
    Longitude 71° 07′ W to 71° 53′ W
    Website www.ri.gov
    1. ^ Approximately 776,957 acres

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