Monday, January 30, 2017

Summer Bucket List [Rhode Island]

It's never too early to start thinking about summer! We've been cooped up in the house for a few weeks, it's been too cold to do much outside. So naturally, i've started thinking about our summer plans to help me get through the winter. I want to have a mixture of things to pick from: free, inside, outside, close distance, few hours drive, etc. Of course the beach is a given!

Free/Low Cost:

Lincoln Woods, Lincoln, RI
Blackstone Gorge, Blackstone, MA
Purgatory Chasm, Sutton, MA [Hiking and amazing & large kids park]
Diamond Hill Park, Cumberland, RI
Joe's Rock, Wrentham, MA

Visit local library [may have an event calendar to check out also!]
Visit local parks [or set out to try a new one!]
Tide Pools at Beavertail State Park, Jamestown, RI
World War I Memorial Park and Zoo, North Attleboro, MA [multiple kids parks and animals to see]
Splash Pad at World War II Veteran's Memorial Park, Woonsocket, RI


Sweet Caroline's, Glendale, RI [ice cream, go-karts, mini-golf, batting cages]
Visit a farmer's market
Sunset Stables Horseback Riding (age 8+)

Day Trips/Adventures:

Mystic Aquarium/Mystic Village, CT
Newport, RI
Coggeshall Farm Museum, Bristol, RI [traditional New England farm]
Roger Williams Zoo, Providence, RI
Southwick's Zoo, Mendon, MA
Capron Park Zoo, Attleboro, MA
Block Island
Martha's Vineyard
Breezy Picnic Grounds Waterslides, Douglas, MA
Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA

Indoor [rainy days]:

Roller Skating at United Skates of America, Rumford, RI
Open Gym at a local gymnastics facility [for example, Dream Big Gymnastics]
Dave and Busters, Providence, RI
Monkey Joe's, North Attleboro, MA [indoor inflatable jump houses]
Kidz Wurld, North Attleboro, MA [indoor play place for 0-8yo]
Boston Children's Museum, MA
Providence Children's Museum, RI
Providence Children's Museum, RI
A Trampoline park
An Unlikely Story, Plainville, MA [bookstore]
     -Be sure to check our their Event section
Pea Poddery, Cumberland, RI [paint your own pottery]

I can't wait to see what we can cross off this list by the end of the summer!

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