The smallest state of the union, Rhode Island, also has the longest official name of any of the states: State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. It is one of the most densely populated and heavily industrialized states, for its size.
Easton's Beach is found at the start of the Newport Cliff Walk on Memorial Boulevard in Newport, RI. This 3 quarters of a mile stretch of pristine sand and blue waters is a perfect spot to visit on nice days.
Some were surprised that Providence made "The New York Times" list of Places to Go in After all, the large (by New England standards) yet quaint Rhode Island city joined exotic locales such as Mozambique, Abu Dhabi, and Cesme in the ranking.