Five Coastal Rhode Island Luminaries That Are Not Taylor Swift
Huffington Post - 5 months
When Taylor Swift purchased her oceanfront home in Watch Hill, she drew a lot of attention to the south coast of Rhode Island, leading to a bump-up in tourism: a Swift Effect if you will. But her mansion on the hill is just one of the singer's many homes, and Swift is very rarely in residence. Besides, there were other people and places of note in Watch Hill, Westerly and South Kingston long before Swift arrived, and these notables - an iconic Victorian-age resort, a celebrity chef, a celebrated mixologist, and a rock-star oyster farmer - are infinitely more accessible.
Come to Coastal Rhode Island and you might see Taylor Swift, but you'll definitely have a memorable time interacting with the following stars:
(And for much more on these and other things to do here and in the Northeast, consult the Getaway Mavens).
1. Ocean House Resort, Watch Hill. She's got beauty, smarts, and on top of that is really, really nice: you know, the girl you want to hate but can't.
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