Skip the party at the co-op one night and head to Cranston for mini golf, batting cages, and the driving range.
26 | EXPLORE THE ATHENAEUM | PROVIDENCE
Toss the Kindle aside and visit this grand, old library. Double points if you find the room Edgar Allan Poe had sex in.
27 | THE MEWS TAVERN | WAKEFIELD
Sixty-nine beers on tap makes the Mews one of the top summer hangouts in the state.
28 | PAWTUCKET RED SOX
If you're a baseball fan, this is the best deal in town. Why spend all that money on a trip to Fenway when you can head to McCoy Stadium and eat ice cream out of mini helmets for a fraction of the cost?
29 | NEWPORT JAZZ AND FOLK FESTIVALS
If you've ever wanted to smoke pot with your mom and dad, this is probably your chance.
30 | CABLE CAR CINEMA | PROVIDENCE
There's just something charming (and sticky) about hanging out on the couches at the Cable Car Cinema and catching a movie you aren't likely to find anywhere else.
31 | TAKE A WALK DOWN BLACKSTONE BOULEVARD | PROVIDENCE
This is what the 1 percent looks like!
32 | PARTY AT URI | KINGSTON
It's not the same as it was when the school was known as "U R High," but there still isn't a better place to make bad decisions than at a party with URI students.
33 | SOUNDSESSION | PROVIDENCE
This music festival is held each summer in the city. It's another fantastic excuse to shut down most of downtown and party without much of a threat of getting mugged. Also, the music isn't so bad.
34 | SAKONNET VINEYARDS | LITTLE COMPTON
The closest thing Rhode Island has to Napa. Not the best wine in the world, but let's face it, anything is better than the box-o-wine you keep in your refrigerator.
35 | ST. MARY'S FEAST | CRANSTON
With great fireworks, food, and a carnival, there isn't a better way to spend a night in July. Also if you've ever wanted to pick up the Craaaaanston accent, this is your opportunity.
36 | BRISTOL 4TH OF JULY PARADE
In an election year, this might be your best chance to get drunk and heckle every politician in the state.
37 | DEL'S LEMONADE
You know the weather is beginning to turn when you start seeing the Del's vendors all over the place. Here's a tip: a little vodka heightens the experience.
38 | PERUSE CELLAR STORIES ON MATHEWSON STREET | PROVIDENCE
For the bookworm crowd. There are bigger and fancier book stores in the state, but none are quite as pleasant as this little hole in the wall downtown. Plus it's located above Blake's, home of the best french fries in Rhode Island.
39 | EAST BAY BIKE PATH
If you're on a quest to see every city and town in the state before you leave forever, this 15-mile biking quest will help conquer some of the out-of-the-way places you might never get to otherwise.
40 | THE OLD CANTEEN | PROVIDENCE
This throwback to the '70s might be the best restaurant in the city. Plus, you never know who you'll see there.
WELCOME WAGON Haven Bros. Diner.
41 | HAVEN BROTHERS | PROVIDENCE