In the 1980s, Historic Route 1 had a comic book named for it, titled US 1. The comic book lasted 12 issues.
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.
For more information please visit: www.visitrhodeisland.com