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Your Guide to Whale Watching in Rhode Island

There are all kinds of fun parks and places to visit in Narragansett, Rhode Island, from spending your days on the beach enjoying the sunshine to tasting the local seafood, learning about history at the fun museums, or simply enjoying... Read more

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Narragansett Hiking Trails and Nearby Outdoor Areas

Looking to explore nature and get active during your stay in one of our Narragansett beachfront summer rentals? You’re in luck! There are tons of beautiful places to explore right down the road. Here are a few of our favorite... Read more

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Beginner’s Guide to Narragansett, Rhode Island Vacation

Narragansett is a peaceful little town on the coast of Rhode Island. With incredible beaches and in close proximity to the University of Rhode Island, this picturesque town has a place for everyone. With affordable houses for rent in Narragansett,... Read more


Windswept Mansion – The Tale of the Scarborough Beach Ruins

Rhode Island is a haven for outdoorsmen and history buffs alike. Things to do in the small seaside town include Narragansett historical tours, bird watching, and spending long, lazy days at the beach. While visitors to Narragansett may know of... Read more

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Roger Wheeler Beach and How It Was Named

If you’re heading to Narragansett, RI, you’re sure to hear about Roger Wheeler Beach. It’s one of the nicest spots in the area thanks to its beautiful views and gorgeous beach walks. You may also hear about Sand Hill Cove... Read more

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Best Fishing Spots Near Narragansett, Rhode Island

Narragansett, RI is known as one of the best fishing spots in the country. With its picturesque scenery, clear blue waters, and many commercial charter companies, the town really is an angler’s paradise. In fact, the town and its surrounding... Read more

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Why Do People Love Scarborough Beach in Narragansett, Rhode Island?

Since 1937, Scarborough Beach has been one of the most popular tourist destinations in Narragansett. If you’re planning a visit to one of our Narragansett waterfront vacation rentals, here’s everything you need to know! About the Beach The beach’s initial... Read more

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How Did Galilee & Jerusalem, Rhode Island, Get Their Names?

The History of Galilee and Jerusalem, Rhode Island This little fishing town first sprung up in the 19th century but didn’t receive its name until 1902. According to local legend, a fisherman from Nova Scotia decided the town should be... Read more

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The History of Judith Point Lighthouse

Rhode Island is rich with history. Many colonial buildings still exist, allowing visitors to step back in time and imagine life through the eyes of early settlers. In Narragansett, there are many museums and historical attractions for the whole family.... Read more

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Visit Block Island: Rhode Island’s Defining Island Experience

During your Narragansett beach vacation, be sure to visit nearby Block Island, located 12 miles off the Rhode Island coast. The island is only a ferry ride away, and it offers all there is to love about the East Coast... Read more

Durkin Cottage Realty

815 Pt. Judith Rd.
Narragansett, RI 02882

Phone: 401-789-6659
Fax: 401-789-6705

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