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East Greenwich

About

East Greenwich is a coastal town, located on the western side of the Narragansett Bay. It is most prominently known for its waterfront, renowned school district, and downtown restaurants & shopping. Many restaurants and bard sit on the waterfront, with ample boat parking at East Greenwich Cove, a public dock, and small beach.

Schools

The East Greenwich Public School District is a top-rated and comprised of six public schools. The school district as a whole is currently ranked #2 in the state of Rhode Island, with the East Greenwich High School ranking third in the state.

Highlights

  • The Greenwich Odeum is a vintage venue showcasing concerts, comedy shows & films in a restored, circa 1926 theater.
  • LineSider Brewing Co. opened to the public in 2018 as Rhode Island’s first brewery. In addition to a tasting room and outdoor courtyard, they frequently have food trucks, live music, and trivia throughout the week.
  • The Varnum Memorial Armory Museum includes examples of weaponry and artifacts dating from colonial America through the 20th century. The impressive brick armory has earned a spot on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • C & L Stables offers horseback riding for the whole family through the scenic trails of East Greenwich or along the water with bayside and beach rides.
  • The Davis Memorial Wildlife Refuge is a relaxing hike above the gently flowing Hunt River in southern Rhode Island. This property is full of woods and wetlands and includes access points for canoeing and kayaking.
  • The New England Wireless & Steam Museum is an electrical and mechanical engineering museum emphasizing the beginnings of radio and steam power. The New England Wireless and Steam Museum seeks to spark curiosity and learning by showcasing engineering achievements of the past and their connection to the technology that fills our lives today.
  • The YJ Contemporary Fine Art Gallery houses modern and contemporary paintings and photographs.