The New England state of Rhode Island is the small state in the country, yet plays a vital role in history and in commerce. Located along the Atlantic Ocean between Massachusetts and Connecticut, the state is a popular destination for vacationers who may want to enjoy boating, fishing or swimming at the beach. Tourism in the state is a big part of the economy as folks from all over come to see this historic sites and attractions.
Health Services is another important industry here, but many other sectors are vital to Rhode Island such as manufacturing and business. CVS Caremark, Citizens Financial Group and Bank of America are among the largest employers here. Lots of renters come to the state to join the University of Rhode Island in Kingston Rhode Island, the largest college with over 16,000 students. Another popular institution well known for culinary arts is Johnson & Wales University.
Connecticut offers many attractions for renters including taking a trip to Newport to see Gilded Age mansions, Cliff Walk, Fort Adams State Park and relax while watching the many beautiful sail boats. Kids will enjoy a day at one of the more than 100 beaches, The Providence Children's Museum with many educational hands-on exhibits, the Museum of Natural History & Planetarium or the Roger Williams Park Zoo. Sports buffs may want to check out The International Tennis Hall of Fame.
Block Island is also a popular getaway that may interest renters who want to see the more than three miles of coastal cliffs that drop into the ocean. Other attractions for renters are a tour of Smith's Castle, one of the oldest homes in Rhode Island or the Providence Ghost Tour.