Visit Warwick, Rhode Island


There’s so much to see and do when visiting Rhode Island! To experience as much of this beautiful and historic region as possible, savvy tourists and business travelers stay in the ideal destination: Warwick, Rhode Island! Located in the heart of the Ocean State with convenient access to Interstates 95 and 295, Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport and the InterLink intermodal MBTA commuter train station, it’s never been easier to visit and stay for a while! Here, you’ll find a variety of affordable lodging options in our 16 hotels. We’re only 10 minutes from Providence, and a half-hour drive to historic Newport and the beautiful beaches in South County, so, when you’re planning your trip, remember to Stay in Warwick and See Rhode Island!

Aerial View of Oakland Beach - Warwick, RI Apponaug Brewing Co. - Warwick, RI

One-Stop Shopping & Dining Galore

If you want to shop until you drop, you’ve come to the right place. Visit bustling Route 2 in Warwick and you’ll see why our city is known as “The Retail Capital of Rhode Island.” We have two large malls offering numerous stores, plus plenty of other shops and restaurants along Route 2. Or travel throughout the City to find all kinds of unique offerings and services from the many small businesses that can be found in Warwick’s more than 30 villages, each with their own place in our history. No matter where you go in Warwick, you’ll find a retail location where you can treat yourself to something special!
And, after a long day of retail therapy, you’ll find no place better to relax than in Warwick! Why not take in a movie at the new Apple Cinemas, or a performance at the GAMM Theatre? Or maybe you’d like unwind with a signature cocktail and delicious food at one of our terrific restaurants, many of which offer tremendous views of our breathtaking Narragansett Bay. No matter what type of dish you’re craving, you’ll find it right here.

Shopping at Warwick Mall - Warwick, RI

Recreation & Leisure

Does your perfect day include a lot of rest and relaxation? Or would you prefer to be outdoors exploring your surroundings? Either way, you’re in luck when you stay here in Warwick. There are several golf courses, as well as bicycle and walking paths and bridle trails for those who like to be on the move. If you’re in the mood to relax, take a leisurely stroll through gorgeous Goddard, City, or Rocky Point Parks, which offer walkers, bikers and runners scenic wooded and waterfront paths to enjoy and ample grassy areas for picnics. Like to cast your line and wait for the fish to bite? Gorton’s Pond and Rocky Point Park both offer handicapped-accessible fishing piers. Playgrounds at City Park, the Oakland Beach seawall, and Salter’s Grove offer plenty of opportunity for the little ones to enjoy the great outdoors, too. Coming soon: a splash park at the seawall!

Kayaks on the Bay - Warwick, RI

Waves of Fun

If you love the water, we invite you to visit our 39 miles of coastline, complete with relaxing beaches and historic lighthouses. Warwick, which sits on gorgeous Narragansett Bay, is home to more boat slips, moorings, and marine services than any other community in the Ocean State. We’re just minutes from the beaches of Newport and South County, or you can stay local and enjoy one of our three smaller saltwater beaches or numerous freshwater ponds. Our seasonal seaside festivals, including classic car cruise nights, concerts, and food truck nights, offer family-friendly, free events for locals and out-of-town guests alike. Go to VisitWarwickRI.com for a full schedule of seasonal and annual events.

Kids in the Pool - Warwick, RI
Beer, Burgers & Fries at Apponaug Brewing - Warwick, RI
Visit Warwick Food & Drink

Prepare your palate for some mouth-watering options when you dine in Warwick

When you visit Warwick, RI, don’t forget to bring your appetite! This bustling city boasts a rich assortment of dining options, from casual to fancy, from classic diners for a family feast to romantic date-night spots for just the two of you. What are you in the mood for: sweet soy wings, Hawaiian pizza, a creative salad, a juicy steak? Are you up for doughboys and chowder by the beach, a classic cocktail on a patio by a fire pit or one of a couple dozen beers on tap in front of a big-screen TV at a tavern? Does breakfast mean French crepes? A lobster omelet? A breakfast burrito? Whatever your culinary desires, Warwick can satisfy them in style.
Clouds Hill Museum - Warwick, RI
Clouds Hill Museum

4157 Post Road Warwick, RI, 02886 Phone: 401-884-9490

Travel back to 19th century when you visit this family mansion, museum

Journey into the 19th century when you step inside the Clouds Hill Museum. The house was built in 1872 by William Smith Slater as a wedding gift for his daughter, Elizabeth Ives Slater, and has passed through four generations of the same family. Designed by William Walker & Sons, the museum contains original interiors (including carved fireplace surrounds by well-known artisan Charles Dowler) and furnishings as well as extensive collections of textiles, porcelain and glass. The property features 70 species of trees and shrubs for delightful strolls, and the Carriage Museum has over a dozen carriages. Call to arrange a tour or check the website for a prescheduled opening. No reservations are required. The home is decorated for the holidays starting in early December.
Warwick Center for the Arts - Warwick, RI
Warwick Center for the Arts

3259 Boston Post Road Warwick, RI, 02886 Phone: 401-737-0010

Arts center celebrates work of area artists and serves as gathering spot for community events

See the history, vitality and talents of Rhode Island’s cultural communities framed through the work of its emerging and established artists at the Warwick Center for the Arts. The center’s brick building, a National Historic Landmark, is located in one of the city’s historic village centers, solidifying its role as a cultural center. In addition to main gallery exhibits that change every four to six weeks, the center offers art demonstrations and workshops, gallery talks, film screenings and a variety of community events. Every Friday night, the Bring Your Own Improv troupe offers two comedy shows, and each winter there’s a market to support the work of local artists and artisans. The center also offers a variety of youth art classes and camps.