Tiverton RI is a picturesque sea side community located in the East Bay section of Rhode Island, a small town nestled between Acquidneck Island ( Portsmouth RI ) and Fall River, Massachusetts.Population around 15,000.
People who love to drive or bicycle along beautiful roads will be astounded by the miles and miles of old stone walls and farms that probably looked very much like they did 200 years ago.
Tiverton is mostly residential with single family homes. Tiverton Four corners, has several shops and restaurants within walking distance to one another, Tiverton Four Corners is the perfect place to spend a day in the country. You can leave your car in one of the parking lots for the whole day and stroll at your leisure. The shopping experience ranges from the quaint to the contemporary at the varied retail stores and galleries in Tiverton Four Corners. There are also bed and breakfasts nearby if you want to stay overnight in the area. Enjoy famous homemade ice cream at Gray's Ice Cream located on the East Main Rd, arguably the best home made ice cream in Rhode Island.
Sample some of the best local seafood favorites at drive-in clam shacks like Evelyn's located at 2335 Main Road
Tiverton, RI on the water. ( Highly recommended, try fried clams, clam cakes & lobster rolls ) Stop at a local farm stand for fresh produce picked early that morning.
In the area you can also tour the well-known Sakonnet Vineyards and the picturesque landscapes of Adamsville, Little Compton and Westport Point in nearby MA. Enjoy an unspoiled view of nineteenth century Rhode Island!
Homes in Tiverton are affordable with fixer upper homes starting in the $100,000's. There are also 55+ communities starting in the $100,000.
Waterfront homes and luxury condos can be found on the Sakonnet River offering gorgeous sunset views. Mount Hope Bay Luxury Condos in Tiverton for sale starting in the $500's. Contact Karen for availability & private showings
Tiverton is known to have an excellent school system, music & sports activities. To make your home in Tiverton RI visit Free List of Homes for Sale in Tiverton RI including foreclosures.
Good Restaurants in Tiverton include Buddy's for great Portuguese Steak and Barcellos for good Portuguese fare,
Weetaboo Woods & Parden Gray Preserve Located on Main Rd. This nice walking trail surrounds a great cedar swamp, has babbling brooks with slab bridges & remains of a saw mill.
Tiverton Town Farm Rec. Area
Main Road, South Tiverton. Handicapped accessible - Sandy playground for all ages, tennis (4 courts - lighted), baseball fields (2), softball field, soccer fields (2), 1/3 mile walking track (lighted). Organizations: Tiverton Little League, Tiverton Youth Soccer, Tiverton High School Tennis Team
Main Road, North Tiverton. Multi-purpose. Regulation baseball field, softball field, soccer field, basketball court. Sandy playground for all ages (under school dept. stewardship). Organizations: Sakonnet Independent Baseball, Tiverton Little League, Tiverton Youth Soccer, Tiverton High School Baseball / Soccer, Tiverton Connie Mack Baseball
Fort Barton Field
Lawton Ave. Little League baseball field, soccer auxiliary field. Organizations: Tiverton Little League, Tiverton Youth Soccer
Bulgarmarsh Recreation Area
Bulgarmarsh Road, East Tiverton. Softball Field (lighted), basketball court, playground for small children, skate park (in development). Organizations: Tiverton Men's Softball League, Tiverton Little League, Sakonnet Schooners Football, Tiverton High School Softball, Tiverton Men's Sunday Morning Softball
Grinnell's Beach off Main Rd at Stone Bridge
Tiverton, RI 02878
Small beach on the Sakonnet River. Good for small children because there is no surf. Easy walk to the beach.Facility includes playground,picnic tables & Restrooms.
Fogland Beach/Tiverton Town Beach End of Fogland Rd.
Tiverton, RI 02878
Swimming, picnic facilities, fishing, children's playground, restrooms, showers, changing room. Small fee.
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