Rhode Island: Famous Mansions and Great Ghost Tours
Rhode Island has a rich history as the onetime ultimate luxury vacation destination. In the early part of the 1900s, Newport was the home to the wealthiest homeowners in the country, and the spectacular mansions they built are still here today for tourists to visit. The Breakers, the opulent home built by Cornelius Vanderbilt, is a must-see attraction as it is considered the most impressive of all the mansions. Leave plenty of time to tour the mansions, and see several if you can. The Providence Ghost Tour is good scary fun for everyone, and a great way to learn about the fascinating history of the city. "