The City of Cranston, RI
Cranston is a popular city in the state of Rhode Island with a total of 80,126 residents living there. Cranston is ranked as the third most populated city in Rhode Island and the 352nd most populated city in the United States, and is located in Providence County. The largest nearby city to Cranston is Providence, approximately 6 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Cranston, including Countryside Light Lunch, Riccotti's the Original, Burger King, Eat With The Fishes and Blimpie. For a larger selection of Cranston restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Cranston Golf Courses, Museums, Zoos and/or Arenas, including the Mulligan's Island Golf & Entertainment Center, Cranston Country Club, Roger Williams Park Zoo, Button Hole Golf & Learning Center and Governor Sprague Mansion. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Cranston please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 4 airports are located in or near Cranston:
- Newport State Airport (NPT)
- Providence T.F. Green Airport (PVD)
- Westerly State Airport (WST)
- Worcester Regional Airport (ORH)
Cranston, Rhode Island Climate and WeatherIn the month of November, Cranston experiences an average high temperature of 52 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in November are usually about 35 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.4 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Cranston with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 39 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Cranston to receive an average of 3.99 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.59 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as -17 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Cranston should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 61 degrees, and nighttime lows of 42.
Cranston, Rhode Island Attractions
1#1 Course at Ponkapoag Golf Club - , Canton,
The #1 Course at Ponkapoag Golf Club is a 36 hole public golf course in Norfolk County Massachusetts. Built in 1933, this Canton course designed by Donald Ross is open apr 1 to nov 15. For tee time information call the pro shop at 781-828-4242. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 2167 Washington St, Canton, MA 2021
2Adams National Historical Park - , Quincy,
Adams National Historical Park, formerly Adams National Historic Site, in Quincy, Massachusetts, preserves the home of Presidents of the United States John Adams and John Quincy Adams, of U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, Charles Francis Adams, and of the writers and historians Henry Adams and Brooks Adams.
3Artillery Company of Newport - Newport,
The Newport Artillery Company in Newport, Rhode Island was chartered in 1741 by King George II of Britain. The Company served in wars from the French and Indian War to the Spanish American War.
4Babcock Arboretum - , Eastern Nazarene College,
The Eastern Nazarene College is a Christian college of the liberal arts and sciences in Quincy, Massachusetts near Boston, in the New England region of the United States. Known for excellence in science and religion education and for a distinctive liberal arts core curriculum, its academic programs are primarily undergraduate with some professional graduate education offered. The residential campus, in Wollaston Park near Quincy Bay, is served by the Wollaston MBTA station, and was once the summer home of Boston mayor Josiah Quincy, Jr.
5Battleship Cove - , Fall River,
Battleship Cove, located in Fall River, Massachusetts, is a nonprofit maritime museum and war memorial that traces its origins to the wartime crew of the World War II battleship USS Massachusetts. This dedicated veterans group was responsible for the donation of the decommissioned vessel from the Navy and its subsequent public display in Fall River, Massachusetts. Formally registered as the U.S.S. Massachusetts Memorial Committee, Inc.
6Beaver River Golf Club - , Richmond,
The Beaver River Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Washington County Rhode Island. designed by 2001 is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 401-539-6022. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 343 Kingstown Rd, Richmond, RI 2892
7Beavertail Lighthouse Museum - Jamestown,
Beavertail Lighthouse, built in 1749, was and still is the premier lighthouse in Rhode Island in the US, especially for entrance into Narragansett Bay. The 45-foot lighthouse lies on the southernmost point of Conanicut Island in the town of Jamestown, Rhode Island in Beavertail State Park. The light has been reconstructed multiple times since its erection, most recently after the Hurricane of 1938. Restoration projects have come and gone since.
8Beechwood Mansion - Newport,
Beechwood is a Gilded Age estate located on Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island.
9Belcourt Castle - Newport,
Belcourt Castle is the former summer cottage of Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont, located on Bellevue Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island. Begun in 1891 and completed in 1894, it was intended to be used for only six to eight weeks of the year. Designed in a multitude of European styles and periods, Belcourt was designed with heavy emphasis on French Renaissance and Gothic decor, with further borrowings from German, English and Italian design.
10Benjamin Caryl House - , Dover,
Benjamin Caryl House is a historic house at 107 Dedham Street in Dover, Massachusetts.
Cranston, Rhode Island Hotels
3La Quinta Inn & Suites Warwick/providence Airport
36 Jefferson Blvd
Warwick, RI 02888
4Extended Stay America Providence - Airport - Warwick
245 W Natick Rd
Warwick, RI 02886
Cranston, Rhode Island Restaurants
This is a list of Cranston Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out and American Restaurants. Happy Dining!
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