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Fun Fact #7

Groton, Connecticut, is called the "Submarine Capital of the World."

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Rhode Island

Although Rhode Island is America's smallest state, it packs a wallop in attractions and tourist spots — and boasts one of the country's biggest concentrations of historic landmarks.

Learn how our ancestors lived in 17th-century houses and churches. Broaden your intellectual horizons at a cutting-edge art gallery or award-winning theater production. See the thought-provoking exhibits — from classic to avant-garde — at the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design. Feel like a Vanderbilt and stroll through the mansions of Newport. Spanning 11 properties and 80 acres of gardens and parks, these elegant homes display 250 years of architectural evolution — from colonial times to the Gilded Age.

Experience this jewel of a state for yourself on Historic Route 1 and unlock its abundant treasures and delights.

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