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Cheap flights to Rhode Island

Officially known as the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Rhode Island is a state within the New England region of the United States. Among the cities and towns within Rhode Island include Providence, Warwick, Cranston, Pawtucket, East Providence, Woonsocket, Coventry, Cumberland, North Providence, South Kingstown, West Warwick, Johnston, North Kingstown, Newport, and Bristol. The climate in Rhode Island is at an average high of around 28 degrees Celsius or 83 degrees Fahrenheit, with an average low of -7 degrees Celsius or 20 degrees Fahrenheit. The highest and lowest temperatures ever recorded within the state were at 40 degrees Celsius or 100 degrees Fahrenheit, and -31 degrees Celsius or -23 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

What to see & do

The state of Rhode Island is divided into five counties, namely Bristol County, Kent County, Newport County, Providence County, and Washington County. The main attractions within Rhode Island include Bowen’s Wharf Christmas Tree Lighting, Bright Night Providence, Bristol 4th of July Parade, The Chocolate Delicacy, International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino, Jamestown Penguin Plunge, Beavertail Lighthouse Museum, Jamestown Museum, Jamestown Windmill, Conanicut Battery, Fort Wetherill State Park, Museum of Work & Culture, Roger Williams Park Zoo, and Seabee Museum and Memorial Park. Other activities include Newport Folk Festival, Newport Jazz Festival, Block Island late-night Christmas Shopping, Newport Cliff Walk, Scituate Arts Festival, in addition to many.

 

How to get around within Rhode Island 

Most, if not all, of Rhode Island is accessible via the state’s bus, ferry, rail, limited access highways, and bicycle paths. When travelling via the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority or RIPTA, intra and intercity bus transportation is offered via its hubs at Kennedy Plaza in Providence, Pawtucket, and Newport. The RIPTA bus routes serve around 38 of the state’s 39 cities and towns, with the exclusion of New Shoreham on Block Island. At present, RIPTA operates 58 routes, which include daytime trolley services within Providence and Newport. Within Rhode Island the Block Island Ferry links that connect Block Island with Newport and Narragansett, the Prudence Island Ferry connects Bristol with Prudence Island, the Vineyard Fast Ferry with its seasonal ferry services to Martha’s Vineyard from Quonset Point. Lastly, there’s also the Viking Fleet with its seasonal services from Block Island towards New London, Connecticut and Montauk, New York. Within Rhode Island, the MBTA Commuter Rail’s Providence/Stoughton Line connects Providence and the T. F. Green Airport with Boston, which was later extended to Wickford Junction, additionally, to be extended to Kingston and Westerly. Rhode Island has limited access highways, such as Interstate 95, Interstate 295, and Interstate 195, along with a portion of U.S. Route 6, among others. The state also has the East Bay Bike Path, the William C. O’Niell Bike Path or the South County Bike Path, and the Washington Secondary Bike Path.

 

How to get there

The state of Rhode Island is served by the T. F. Green Airport, or Theodore Francis Green Memorial State Airport, among others. As a public airport located in Providence, in Kent County, Rhode Island, T.F. Green Airport is a regional airport that considered a reliever airport to Logan International Airport located in Boston Massachusetts. The airport operates to destinations such as Atlanta, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Baltimore, Chicago, Baltimore, Tampa, Newark, Washington, Charlotte, and Philadelphia, with seasonal flights to Block Island, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Minneapolis, Fort Myers, Las Vegas, and West Palm Beach, to name a few. Among the airlines that fly to and from these destinations include Cape Air, Condor, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, United Express, US Airways, and US Airways Express. Other airports that serve the state of Rhode Island include Westerly State Airport, Block Island State Airport, Quonset State Airport, North Central State Airport, Newport State Airport, and Richmond Airport.

Flights to Rhode Island

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