Come explore all that the area has to offer. Historic Westerly, Rhode Island and Watch Hill are close to the stretching miles of Misquamicut Beach. Stroll through the quaint village of Watch Hill and browse through the dozens of specialty shops that over look the bay. A short drive takes you to other area attractions; the old Mystic Seaport, Mystic Aquarium, the Foxwoods Casino, Mohegan Sun, Narragansett Bay, the ferry to Block Island and the famed Newport Bay and Newport Mansions. Play a round of local ocean-side golf, or consider a fishing charter along coastal Rhode Island! And don't forget, explore the endless miles of white sandy beaches of Southern Rhode Island – just minutes from The Newland Motel. Relax at the end of your day to enjoy a meal or cocktail at one of the local eateries.
Misquamicut Beach spans seven miles from Watch Hill to Weekapaug, this is Rhode Island 's longest stretch of beach with its pristine waters and white sand. Misquamicut Beach features an array of activities for the entire family. Activities include surfcasting, shopping, casinos, dancing, sightseeing, and golf, amusemement park with a carousel, mini-golf, go carts, batting cages, kiddy rides and more. Water Slides, paddle boats and Jet Ski's keep you moving in the summer sun. Misquamicut Beach is the perfect place to ride the waves.
Enjoy native lobster; steamers, and swordfish from Block Island sound on the beach at our area's best restaurants including The Pleasant View Inn. Offering breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day throughout the spring, summer and fall months.
The fun doesn't set with the sun. There is plenty of nightlife for couples and singles alike. Dance the night away to the best Rock & Roll bands or to some of our favorite local DJ's
Golfers will take pleasure in Misquamicut' seaside courses. Try for a hole in on while watching sailboats and windsurfers go by. The fall is also a great time to visit our beach.
Located between Mystic CT and Newport RI, Misquamicut Beach is RI's best-kept secret. Only 15 minutes from Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casino, 5 minutes from Historic Downtown Westerly and beautiful Watch Hill and just 12 miles off our shores to Block Island. You'll find all the excitement you want, and all the relaxation you will need to refresh, renew and invigorate you senses.
Watch Hill, RI (3 miles away): The oldest wooden carousel, homemade ice cream and much more
Newport, RI (40 minutes): The harbor and mansions, shopping, Jai Alai and horse back riding.
Block Island, RI (20 min. to ferry): A Great day trip; bike around the island.
Point Judith, RI (20 minutes): Sport fishing, Boat tours, Whale watching, and fresh seafood off the docks
The Historic Narragansett Towers (20 minutes): Dancing, Concerts, Trolley Rides
South Kingstown, RI (15 minutes): Antique shops, Restaurants, Beaches
Stonington Village, CT (20 minutes) :Antique shops & luncheon spots
Mystic, CT (20 minutes):Quaint town with unique shopping, Olde Mystick Village, Mystic Seaport, Mystic Marinelife Aquarium, Boat tours and Factory Outlets.
Foxwoods Casino - Ledyard, CT (20 minutes): Gambling, Shows, Cinematropolis, Dancing, Restaurants, and arcade.
Mohegan Sun - New London, CT:Gambling, Shows, and Restaurants.
GOLF - Area golf courses
The following links will list area events:
FISHING - Charter Boats
MOVIES - Regal Movies
Westerly-Pawcatuck Chamber of Commerce at www.westerlychamber.org
Misquamicut Beach Information at www. misquamicutbeach.info