whispering pines conference center

401 Victory Highway, West Greenwich, RI 02817 | (GPS 27 Loutitt Lane West Greenwich, RI 02817)

W. Alton Jones Campus | wpines@etal.uri.edu – 401-874-8100

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Nearby Attractions

Golf

Foster Country Club (15 minutes away)

67 Johnson Road : Foster RI 02825 : 401-397-5990 : www.fostercountryclub.com

 

Coventry Pines Golf Club (10 minutes away)

1065 Harkney Hill Rd. : Coventry, RI : (401)397-9482

 

Exeter Country Club (15 minutes away)

320 Ten Rod Road : Exeter, RI : (401) 295-8212 : www.exetercc.com

Sailing

Sea Princess

With its home berth in Wickford Harbor, she offers unique opportunities to view Narragansett Bay in ways even the most avid boaters overlook or are unable to duplicate. Seal watching and nature excursions are available.

Brandaris Maritime

38 Spring Street : Wickford, RI 02852 : 401-294-1481 : www.brandarismaritime.com

Shopping

Wickford Village (located 20 minutes from the campus on Route 1A in North Kingstown)

A waterfront village with antique shops, gift shops and clothing stores.

Newport (located 45 minutes from the campus)

Bowen’s Wharf on America’s Cup Avenue. Features restored waterfront shopping, restaurant and marine district with cobblestone and brick walkways and a rich blend of 18th, 19th, and 20th century history and architecture.

Shopping summer hours Mon.-Sat, 10:00 – 10:00p.m.; Sun 12:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Winter hours Monday – Friday 10:00 – 5:30 p.m.; Sun 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Restaurants open later. (401) 849-2243.

Casino

Foxwoods Resort and Casino Ledyard, CT

(860) 312-3000 or (800) PLAYBIG : www.foxwoods.com

 

Mohegan Sun Casino Uncasville, CT

(860) 204-8000 or (888) 226-7711 : www.mohegansun.com

 

MGM Grand at Foxwoods Mashantucket, CT

800-488-7777 : www.mgmatfoxwoods.com

Newport

Mansion Tours, Walking Tours, International Tennis Hall of Fame, Beaches

Newport County Convention & Visitors Bureau

(401) 849-8048 or (800) 976-5122

Beaches

Newport (45 minutes away)

Easton’s Beach/First Beach, Second Beach, Third Beach

Narragansett (45 minutes away)

Roger Wheeler State Beach, Salty Brine State Beach, Narragansett Town Beach,

Scarborough State Beach

Westerly (45 minutes away)

Misquamicut State Beach, Watch Hill Beach, Westerly Town Beach

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