Rhode Island’s Blackstone Valley is one of the state’s most exciting visitor destinations.
Carved by the powerful, forty-five mile long Blackstone River, the Valley runs from Worcester, Massachusetts to Pawtucket, Rhode Island and holds the distinction of being the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution and of our nation’s economic freedom.
Blackstone Valley is Rhode Island's National Historical Park...where authentic period communities dot the region, and over a dozen museums tell the captivating story of its colorful people and places. Here, history lives and breathes, revealing a window to America’s transition from an agricultural to an industrialized way of life.
The scenic vistas, the outdoor recreation, the architecture, the food, and the charm of our region all make it worth a visit. We welcome you, and invite you to linger...to get acquainted with us and our vibrant, beautiful Blackstone Valley.