Our Best Rhode Island shops feature home stores, garden shops and fabulous seafood shacks. Famous for it’s sandy shores and seaside Colonial towns, Rhode Island is a wonderful destination. It’s home to several charming cities to explore, including Newport, notable for its sailing and Gilded Age mansions. The ultimate getaway, Block Island is a ferry ride away and boasts gorgeous beaches and dramatic clay cliffs. Each shop image below is linked to the shop’s Instagram account for more information and details. We’d love to know your favorite stores too! As we discover more we will continue to update our list. If you know a shop you would like to share use THIS FORM to pop in their details.
104 Spring Street, Newport
A selection of fine European menswear, established in 1983
644 East Main Road, Middletown
Self service flower stand filled with seasonal blooms from July through October.
243 Dodge Street, Block Island
Charming summer outpost of Mary MacGill’s gold and semi-precious stones jewelry inspired by the shorelines of the American Northeast. Read more
THE FARMER’S DAUGHTER
716 Mooresfield Road, South Kingstown
Garden & landscaping center, produce market and gift shop.
PROVIDENCE PICTURE FRAME
1350 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence
The oldest frame shop in America and an original tenant at Arcade Providence.
VERDE GARDEN SHOP
89 Dr Marcus Wheatland Blvd., Newport
Garden, gift and coffee shop.
WALD & SEA
107 Spring Street, Newport
Global finds for the home.
NEWPORT LOBSTER SHACK
150 Longwharf, Newport
Dockside dining and lobster shack. See more favorite lobster shacks.
194 North Road, Jamestown
Fresh local seafood.
332 Water St, Warren
Handcrafted jewelry, kitchen & housewares and baby gifts.