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Wickford Harbor

North Kingstown, RI
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Kayak Paddling for the afternoon

Spectacular place for very calm kayak paddling. Put in at Wilson Park, Flatfish Alley at Long... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gunksman
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Stratford, Connecticut
If you're a boater,a visit to Wickford Harbor is a must!

Located across Narraganset Bay from Newport, Wickford caters to both power and sail boats. Some... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Curtis G
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“few hours” (3 reviews)
“main street” (3 reviews)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Spectacular place for very calm kayak paddling. Put in at Wilson Park, Flatfish Alley at Long Point. There's both a powerboat launch and a kayak/canoe launch. If you don't carry much in your kayak, you can do the short walk from the road to the...More

Thank Gunksman
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Located across Narraganset Bay from Newport, Wickford caters to both power and sail boats. Some town moorings are available and Wickford Yacht Club as a few guest moorings. Two large boatyards have guest slips for power boats. Visit Historic Wickford!

Thank Curtis G
Reviewed 3 June 2017

As seen from the Boar's Head greasy spoon. Not a "tourist spot" but local hub that is a bit off beaten track. A nice small town feel without the regular chain store shops and coffee spots. Not sophisticated. Just charming.

Thank savvysolo
Reviewed 23 May 2017

When people visit a HARBOR they mostly expect the speed and turmoil of a harbor town. Wickford is a village with shops you don't find anywhere else, privately owned and operated... Parking is limited but if you get there early you will find spots. Unique...More

Thank hscheff
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a fantastic place to learn to kayak. There is a local rental for kayaks. Calm waters, scenic and historic building surround the view anywhere in the harbor. This is a must for outdoor adventurers.

Thank Raymac27
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Beautiful view from the benches in the public parking lot behind Rite Aid (used to be Earnshaw's Drugs for many years). Lovely boats, gulls and ducks to watch, and a pretty little getaway steps from the main row of shops. Worth a stop, and a...More

Thank M616M
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Our third time here and you have to try the great small shops, cafes, and diners! The locals are friendly and the town is dog friendly! Great place!

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 2 August 2016

A nice photo opportunity. Usually peaceful, with even a few ducks quacking by looking for breadcrumbs by the Wickford Village bridge. If you're from out of town, it's cute. We stop every now and again as So. County Residents.

Thank DaveEB310
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Taking a walk in this quaint village is rather pleasant. One can window shop for all sorts of items. There are a few venues for your eating enjoyment as well.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

After enjoying a walk around the shops and a little snack or ice cream, check out the harbor. It is very beautiful and relaxing.

Thank Rachel J
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