Wakefield is close to many of South County’s more popular attractions. Narragansett Beach and Scarborough Beach are amongst the popular destinations in the area. Two other popular spots that are nearby Wakefield are the Newport Country Club and Rough Point.
To really understand South County, head to one of its fabulous cultural destinations. Spend a few hours of discovering the exhibits at the Clouds Hill Victorian Museum in Warwick and the Block Island Historical Society Museum in Block Island. The area is a great place for art lovers. Make sure you see the Warwick Museum of Art in Warwick.
If the weather is good, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. Take some time out to see the locals at their relaxed best in local parks and gardens such as Nichols Park in Block Island. Grab your camera and explore the popular nature parks for which this area is famous, like the Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick. Inhale the salty air, skim rocks in the shallows and enjoy some sunshine at nearby Second Beach in Middletown, Easton's Beach in Newport and Mansion Beach in Block Island.
South County’s sporting heart and soul can be found at Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, the stomping ground of the Providence Friars college basketball team in winter and the Providence Bruins ice hockey team. If sport is of little interest, you can still visit the stadium at one of the many pop or rock concerts staged here.
When you’re ready to rest your weary feet after a long day exploring the charms of Wakefield, check in to one of the area's range of short and long stay accommodation options. Check out the rooms, rates and amenities at the Best Western The Mainstay Inn, Newport, the Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina, or the Hotel Viking - A Noble House Hotel, Newport.