Best Scenic Drives in Rhode Island

This list represents the most popular scenic drives in Rhode Island. Use this list to plan your next Rhode Island scenic drives trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Rhode Island Coast Scenic Drive

    0 Reviews

    Charlestown, RI

    This 61-mile excursion begins in Westerly on the Connecticut border and roughly follows the Rhode Island shoreline east to Narragansett. Here it works north along Narragansett Bay, crosses the ...
    •  61 miles
    •  Guide

    This 61-mile excursion begins in Westerly on the Connecticut border and roughly follows the Rhode Island shoreline east to ...

  • #2 Hills of Southwestern Rhode Island to Narragansett Bay

    0 Reviews

    Exeter, RI

    I’ll confess that I wondered if I’d find the country roads in Rhode Island that offered the autumn views and activities we discovered in the other states. On my fifth weekend of searching, I ...
    •  Guide

    I’ll confess that I wondered if I’d find the country roads in Rhode Island that offered the autumn views and activities we ...

  • #3 Jerimoth Hill - Rhode Island Highpoint

    1 Reviews

    North Foster, RI

    Highpoint rank by height: 46th. As noted under "Access Considerations," the owners of the private property leading toward the actual high point have not given permission for people to cross their ...
    •  Guide

    Highpoint rank by height: 46th. As noted under "Access Considerations," the owners of the private property leading toward ...

  • #4 Western Rhode Island Scenic Drive

    0 Reviews

    Chopmist, RI

    The 31-mile-long Western Rhode Island Scenic Drive, following Rhode Island Highway 102, slices across the west side of the state through a rural, hilly region far removed from the glamour and ...
    •  31 miles
    •  Guide

    The 31-mile-long Western Rhode Island Scenic Drive, following Rhode Island Highway 102, slices across the west side of the ...

  • #5 Connecticut Coast

    0 Reviews

    Pawtucket, RI

    A 71-mile scenic route along southeastern Connecticut’s historic coastline.
    •  71 miles
    •  Guide

    A 71-mile scenic route along southeastern Connecticut’s historic coastline.

  • #6 Western Rhode Island

    0 Reviews

    Kent County, RI

    A 31-mile open loop drive across rolling, forested hills in western Rhode Island.
    •  31 miles
    •  Guide

    A 31-mile open loop drive across rolling, forested hills in western Rhode Island.

  • #7 Rhode Island Coast

    0 Reviews

    Westerly, RI

    A 61-mile drive along Rhode Island’s coast and Narragansett Bay between Westerly and Newport.
    •  61 miles
    •  Guide

    A 61-mile drive along Rhode Island’s coast and Narragansett Bay between Westerly and Newport.