I didn’t really appreciate it when I lived there; Rhode Island was so small, so confining, so insular.
The ocean water stays cold (at least by my standards) all summer, and a lot of the beaches are more rocky than sandy.
Still, there’s something to be said for Little Rhody in summer, when the blueberries are plentiful, the clam strips and quahogs from Flo’s Clam Shack are nice and greasy, the Del’s Lemonade refreshes, the sun is warm and shining and the sand on the beaches is ready for your toes.
Easton’s Beach in the photo above is the site for the Polar Bear Plunge on January 1 each year, but in summer, it’s ready for your bucket and scoop.
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