10 Reasons to Visit Barrington Right Now

Natural beauty, biking, the best bagels around... what's not to love?

The Bay Magazine ·

1. 100 Acre Cove – Paddle, bike, hike and explore the beautiful Hundred Acre Cove and Barrington River area.

2. Barrington Town Beach – Four acres of beachfront overlooking Narragansett Bay is the perfect place to spend an afternoon or a whole day.

3. Haines State Park Farmers Market – Just off the East Bay Bike Path, visit the Haines State Park Farmers Market to stock up on local fruits, veggies and other goods.

4. East Bay Bike Path – Bike along the gorgeous shores of the Narragansett Bay and through numerous parks and campgrounds on Rhode Island’s East Bay Bike Path. Get all the info with our East Bay Bike Path Guide...

5. Bagels Etc. – Family-owned and exclusive to Barrington, Bagels Etc. offers yummy, fresh bagels as well as a variety of soups, salads, sandwiches and wraps. Check out our Bagel taste test...

6. Barrington Preservation Society Museum – Access to Barrington’s rich history is totally free and located in the lower level of the public library, come visit for one of the various exhibits that change throughout the year.

7. Vienna Bakery –Vienna Bakery is a Barrington gem – highly rated, family owned and incredibly fresh and delicious.

8. Nayatt Point Lighthouse – A historic Barrington site, the original brick house built in 1828, though expanded upon, still stands today.

9. Barrington Books – Visit the ever-charming Barrington Books, an independent bookstore that offers fun events, from children’s story time to book signings with local authors. Find out what's going on this month at Barrington Books...

10. Dining – Barrington is home to numerous restaurants serving unique, delicious cuisine. Stop by Table for farm-to-fork, creatively designed dishes. Read our review...

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