A Tiny Tour of Rhode Island: 12 Perfect Hours in the Nation’s Smallest State
Smallest is not always a coveted superlative. In Rhode Island’s case, its modest square mileage is all that some travelers know about the state, which measures just 48 miles north to south and 37 miles across. But being the smallest in the United States works to Rhode Island’s advantage when it comes to travel. An easy drive from both New York and Boston, the snug New England hideaway can be toured in a single day, whether you’re day-tripping from a neighboring city or road-tripping through the Northeast. Here’s how to spend 12 perfect hours in Rhode Island.