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    Sites To Enjoy In South County, Rhode Island

    South County is full of history and culture with unique shops nestled in diverse and quaint villages. Museums, theatres and lighthouses are scattered throughout, offering year-round discovery and exploration. South County is also noted for its great dining with fresh seafood right off the boat a highlight.

    Vacation packages are a great way to explore all South County has to offer. Travelers save money and receive all the benefits of enjoy the local fare while creating memorable moments with friends and family. Among our favorite packages for large groups is the Jewels of the Bay Tour in which you enjoy the comfort of the Hampton Inn or Wingate Inn as you explore our Jewels of the Bay.

    Hoof In Feathers Carriage Inn in Wickford offers delicious dining options, and the Millennium Fast Ferry gives you a first class seat to see 9 lighthouses, 2 bridges, and 10 islands along the east and west passages of Narragansett Bay. Along the way see John Kennedy's summer White House, Hammersmith Farm; Historic Fort Adams; and the Naval War College. One of the 10 best Main Streets in the USA is the historic village of Wickford, offering tree lined streets of historic homes, churches, and quaint shops.

    From sailing, boating, fishing, kayaking, cruising, swimming to seal watching, there are plenty of exciting adventures to enjoy in Narragansett Bay. For anyone who enjoys explore or historic past there are a number of historic villages nestled along the scenic coast offer waterfront dining, shopping, adventure sport outfitters and more. To take in the beauty of the Bay a boat tour is a must. The historic lighthouses and fishing villages are breath taking sites to see.

    By Melody Schubert

    Getting There:

    To learn more about camping at the Monroe Co. - Toledo North KOA Campground in Petersburg visit www.koa.com.

    To learn more about camping at the  South Haven Family Campground go to www.southhavenfamilycg.com.

    Camping News: For more information on campground and sites to visit go to the GoCampingAmerica website.