Connecticut, Rhode Island

Day 36 – Rhode Island’s South County Coast and Hartford Connecticut

Day 36 of Year Long Roadtrip Following Scenic Byways in the USA

Misquamicut State Beach

What an action packed day!  I started out at Misquamicut State Beach, Rhode Island’s largest.  The seas were as calm as I’ve seen for days. With barely any surf, if it weren’t for the blue horizon of water and sky, it could have been mistaken for a tranquil pond!  As I walked along the beach with the dogs; however, I spotted evidence of recent rough seas as I passed countless starfish washed ashore every five feet.

I kept up with geocaching and found two caches of a series of Misquamicut caches nearby…one hidden in the brush across the street and another magnetically attached to a “No Parking” sign.  The Oceanside community of Weekapaug across the way reminded me of Rockport, Texas; quiet streets, lined with gingerbread-style beach houses. Continue reading “Day 36 – Rhode Island’s South County Coast and Hartford Connecticut”

Rhode Island

Day 35 – Rhode Island’s South County Coast

Day 35 of Year Long Roadtrip Following Scenic Byways in the USA

I was blessed with another lovely day. After another neighborhood walk to the pond, we left Cape Cod and headed for Newport, RI. I missed getting a picture of the Rhode Island sign at the state line, and I think I completely failed to get a picture of the Massachusetts sign both times I came to the state, so if anyone has one or will be there, send one my way! Continue reading “Day 35 – Rhode Island’s South County Coast”