Narragansett in the Winter
Itinerary is in Narragansett, Rhode Island.
Narragansett is primarily a beach community that does not fall short when it comes to summertime activities. Through this itinerary, you will find what to experience during the non-summer months - as the area does not stop during this time.
This itinerary is written for a two-day and one-night stay in Narragansett, Rhode Island. The plan is packed tight and will keep you busy, but it is possible to complete all activities throughout the day.
This itinerary prepares you for a trip during the winter months. While Narragansett in the summertime is great for shorts, tank tops or t-shirts, and bathing suits, you are going to want to pack warmer clothing for the winter weather. Pants, sweaters, sweatshirts, and jackets are all necessities. In addition to this, the wind can be bitter, so gloves, hats, and scarves are recommended for those chilly days. Rain coats may also be a key item, in case you run into stormy weather.
From New York/Connecticut: I-95 to Exit 92 in Connecticut. At the light, turn right onto RT 2. Follow RT for 1.5 miles until sign for 78 West on right. Take 78 West approximately 4 miles until signs for US RT 1 North. At the intersection, take a left onto Route 1. For Narragansett: Exit to Narragansett and follow signs to RT 108. For Wakefield: Exit to Wakefield. At stop sign, take a left into Wakefield. For historic Wakefield and Main Street, continue straight through intersection.
From Boston and all points North: I-95 to Exit 9 in Rhode Island onto RT 4. Follow RT 4 to RT 1 South. For Narragansett Beach area: Exit to Narragansett. At the light, turn left under the overpass. Follow the rotary to the left and follow signs for Narragansett. For Wakefield: Exit to Wakefield. At stop sign, take right into Wakefield. For historic Wakefield and Main Street, continue straight through intersection.
In the summer months,
Start by heading to Phil's Restaurant for breakfast (323 Main Street, Wakefield, Rhode Island 02879, 401-783-4073). If you are lucky, there is parking directly on Main Street, otherwise, take the first right after Phil's restaurant for a parking. Phil's has a long-standing reputation in Narragansett for a cheap and delicious breakfast. Phil's is often busy, but the service is great and the wait is short. As a traveler, avoid Phil's of Bonnet, as it is frequented mostly by hung-over college kids recapping their weekend activities. After breakfast, explore the novelty and souvenir shops on Main Street or grab a coffee at Orbie's (396 Main Street, Wakefield, Rhode Island 02879, 401-792-4340). (Orbie's is a not very well known in the Narragansett area, but has a handful of regulars. It is a nice place to sit with your coffee if you are looking to relax for a little before moving on.) Next, head back towards