If you are visiting Westerly Rhode Island and you don’t know where to visit, read on as you will find this guide helpful for things to do and Westerly RI Attractions.

Babcock-Smith House Museum

It was named after the original owners of the home. The Georgian Mansion is the former home of the Babcocks and Smiths.

It is elegantly furnished with pieces reflecting the colonial Babcock years, the Victorian Smith years and the colonial restoration in the year 1928.

You will enjoy what the museum has to offer especially if you are an antique-lover or you are a Historian.

Misquamicut Beach

There is no better way to spend the summer or day out with friends and family than to hang out on this one-and-half mile long beach right outside the hotel.

One of the best things to do in Misquamicut is to visit the beach where you can catch all the fun and live to tell the tales. The beach area is comprised of four main sections – Misquamicut State Beach, Atlantic Beach Park, Westerly Town Beach and the new Wuskenau Town Beach.

From surf, sun & sand; from mini-golf to water slides to the restored 1915 carousel, hotels, amusements, restaurants, & shops and beach cottages l, you can never get enough of this place.

Watch Hill

There is definitely a lot of fun to catch here. From flying Horse Carousel-the oldest continuously operating carousel in the United States to visiting the Museum, Art galleries, Antique stores, exquisite restaurants and cafe, you’re definitely going to be spoilt with choices.

Watch Hill Inn is another fantastic spot in Westerly Rhode Island that offers mouth watering cuisines, coastal scenery, boutiques, sights attractions and other scenic activities to keep you and your loved ones all day long.

Ocean House

Your visit to Westerly RI would not be complete without visiting the Ocean house-the only Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond Hotel in Rhode Island.

Please read the last sentence again, it is not a typo. Ever dreamt of luxury by the sea? Well, this is it. The original resort hotel was built in 1868 but closed down in 2003 and finally demolished.

It was later brought back to life in 2010 with $146 million with more energy and design master piece that channeled the same Victorian gentility and modern comfort.

With 149 spacious guest rooms, 18 suites outfitted with flat-screen high-definition TVs and iPod docking stations with sound bar and all overseeing the water views, you possibly can’t ask for more. Other amenities available there are the 650-foot private beach, a 12,000-square-foot spa, and a lap pool, casual and upscale top-notch dining is available on-site including the Forbes five-star restaurant Seasons.

Langworthy Farm Winery

Built in 1875 on the historical home site of Governor Samuel Ward of Rhode Island, located on one half mile from the ocean in Westerly which is open year round, you can sit under the largest Norway Maple Tree in Rhode Island and one of the largest in the United States have a relaxing wine tasting experience with friends or with that special someone.


If the beach is not exciting enough, you can make headway to the 1000 feet of thrills and spills in 35-foot high giant water slides or the 50-foot high super speed slides in tunnels and dips that twist and turn into two treated pools of exciting and exhilarating fun for all. 

Winnapaug Golf & Country Club

If you love playing golf, then there are so many reasons to visit this place. It is the only public public Golf Course in Westerly that lies on ocean view in Westerly. It was designed by Donald J. Ross, ASGCA, and opened in 1922. With extensive improvements to the course and clubhouse, the facility features 6,361 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 70.6 and it has a slope rating of 124 on Bent grass. There is no better place to play it than there.