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Watch Hill, Rhode Island
A major attraction in Watch Hill is The Flying Horse Carousel, the oldest continuously-operated carousel in the United States. Children grab rings as they ride, hoping to be lucky enough to grab the brass ring and win a free ride. The carousel was named a National Historic Landmark in 1987.
Watch Hill offers a wide variety of shopping opportunities. From fine clothing to T-shirts to sunglasses, be sure to take some time to explore. You are not far from the sea, and walking along the seawall offers some exercise for your camera.
Other dining opportunities in Watch Hill include the Olympia Tea Room at 74 Bay Street, the Bay Street Deli at 112 Bay Street, and the Watch Hill Inn Seaside Cafe at 38 Bay Street.
The Watch Hill Fly Fishing Company offers daily charted fishing trips as well as saltwater fly fishing tackle and sportswear.
Swimming is available at Watch Hill Beach and Napatree Point. You are also not far away from the Misquamicut State Beach.
Another area landmark is Watch Hill Light, located at the Fishers Island Sound east approach. The lighthouse building itself is closed to the public, but the grounds are open during the day. There is no parking at the lighthouse, a 15-minute walk from town is required.
Learn more about Watch Hill at www.visitwatchhill.com, and if you should see me in the water, be sure to wave!
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