As mask mandates begin to soften and summer closes in, people across the U.S. prepare to travel once again. At Christy’s Car & Truck Rental (Sunnyside Avenue) in Rhode Island, your rental car awaits. If you’re traveling to or through the state this season, abundant photo opportunities await. To help you prepare, we’ve gathered a list of seven great photo opportunities in Rhode Island.
1. Prospect Terrace Park
“The Jewel of the City”, founded in 1869, sits perched above the city. Consequently, it offers breathtaking views from the peripherals of the park. Different times of day and seasons each deliver a unique perspective of the surrounding area. Sunset arguably provides the best photo opportunities in Rhode Island, especially with your loved one on a romantic evening together.
2. Block Island
You can’t drive your rental car to Block Island, but you can transport it there on the ferry. Otherwise, leave it parked and rent a bike or a scooter to explore the island. Block Island boasts two lighthouses and 150-foot bluffs to capture digitally. Once your photography session wraps, enjoy the best seafood in one of the small-town eateries.
3. The Rose Island Lighthouse
Rhode Island has its share of lighthouses along its east coast. The Rose Island Lighthouse is one of them. More importantly, the lighthouse is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. As such, you can tour the lighthouse, or you can even book an overnight stay.
4. Green Animals Topiary Island
The Portsmouth topiary garden is the northernmost, oldest one of its kind along the east coast. The gardens contain dozens of topiary structures, walking paths, and eye-pleasing plants and flowers. Include this stop as part of a day trip. Trust us. The small entry fee is worth it.
5. Newport Mansions
Ochre Point Avenue provides Rhode Island’s elite an exquisite array of mansions and ocean views. The Vanderbilts are one of many families who enjoy a mansion there. Breakers, intended for use as a summer home, receives its fair share of visitors every season. Fortunately, plenty of other estates await you if you want to stay away from the crowds.
6. Blackstone River Bikeway
Get some exercise and take in the beauty along the Blackstone River Bikeway. Of course, you’ll want to park the car and enjoy a walk or bike ride. That being said, the path flows nicely along the Blackstone River in winding paths. As a result, the natural environment flourishes. Immerse yourself in the beauty that surrounds you as you appreciate wildlife, animals, waterfalls, mills, and fauna. No doubt, photo opportunities abound in this area.
7. Taylor Point Park
The shoreline in Taylor Point Park yields breathtaking views of sunset with the Newport Bridge in the distance. Fishing, swimming, hiking, and picnicking are popular activities in the area.
Reserve Your Car
Plenty of photo opportunities exist in Rhode Island, so you can update your social media status frequently. Plan your trip, select your rental car or rental truck from Christy’s large inventory, and don’t be camera shy. A big world awaits you. Call today at (401) 274-3003, or start your online rental car reservation.