PROVIDENCE – Forty-two Rhode Island restaurants, tourist attractions, historic sites, hotels and local businesses were named 2014 Editors’ Choice winners in the Yankee Magazine Special Travel Guide’s “Best of New England” section.
Featured in the May/June edition of the travel guide, on newsstands April 29, the Editors’ Choice winners were selected by Yankee Magazine’s editors and contributors and include more than 300 establishments throughout the New England region.
“Reading our annual special Travel Guide section, ‘Best of New England,’ is as close to sitting down with Yankee’s editors and getting us to spill our favorite places as one can get,” said Mel Allen, editor of Yankee Magazine. “New England is where we live, and we all have our own personal ‘best’ places.”
In addition, Yankee Magazine identified the top 20 summer events in Rhode Island, including the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Pawtucket (May 2-4), the Quonset air show (May 17-18) and the Newport Music Festival (July 11-27).
The 2014 Rhode Island Editors’ Choice winners, listed alphabetically, are as follows:
BI Southeast Lighthouse Foundation (Block Island) – “Best Island Light”
Blackstone Valley Tourism Council (Pawtucket) – “Best Bike Tours”
Block Island Fishworks (Block Island) – “Best Charter Fishing”