10 Best Places to Propose in Rhode Island (2024)

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by Suzanne Sachs  5 min read



Rhode Island is full of perfect places to propose. Whether you and the person you love are enthusiasts for beaches, harbors, parks, gardens, villages, mansions, vineyards, natural scenic beauty, or good food and wine, there’s a beautiful spot to create a lifetime of memories. This guide describes some of the best places in Rhode Island to ask that special person to marry you.


In this guide we will explain the following:

  • Romantic Locations in Rhode Island
  • Cliff Walk - Newport
  • Watch Hill
  • Waterfire - Providence
  • Breakers Mansion
  • Newport Vineyards
  • Beautiful Beaches and Harbors
  • Newport Harbor
  • Narragansett Beach
  • Goosewing Beach Preserve
  • Outdoor Gardens and Parks to Propose in Rhode Island
  • Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
  • Roger Williams Park
  • Best Places to Propose in Rhode Island


Romantic Locations in Rhode Island

1. Cliff Walk - Newport

This picturesque path along the coastline provides stunning ocean views and a romantic setting. There are several spots along the way where you can pop the question with the sound of waves crashing in the background.


2. Watch Hill

This quaint coastal village offers a charming and intimate setting. The Watch Hill Lighthouse or Napatree Point provide scenic backdrops for a proposal.



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3. WaterFire - Providence

During the WaterFire events, the city’s rivers are lit with hundreds of bonfires. The ambiance created by the flickering flames and live music can provide a magical setting for a proposal..


4. Breakers Mansion

Proposing at this grand, historic mansion in Newport, with its opulent architecture and beautiful gardens, can make for an unforgettable experience.


5. Newport Vineyards

Located in Middletown, Newport Vineyards is one of the largest and most popular wineries in the state. The beautiful vineyards, scenic views, and elegant tasting rooms provide a perfect backdrop for a proposal. Consider proposing during a vineyard tour or in their outdoor seating area overlooking the vines.


Beautiful Beaches and Harbors

6. Newport Harbor

Proposing on a sailboat or during a harbor cruise can provide a unique and memorable experience, with the beautiful Newport skyline as your backdrop.


7. Narragansett Beach

Known for its long stretch of sandy shore and stunning views, Narragansett Beach is perfect for a sunset proposal. The serene ambiance and gentle waves make it an ideal spot.


8. Goosewing Beach Preserve

Located in Little Compton, this beach is a hidden gem known for its pristine shoreline and scenic views. It’s a tranquil spot for a romantic proposal.



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Outdoor Gardens and Parks to Propose in North Dakota

Rhode Island is full of romantic gardens, and parks. These are some especially romantic locations for a proposal on a romantic walk, viewing gardens or enjoying a glass of wine or champagne in a secluded spot for the perfect proposal.

9. Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

Located in Bristol, this estate features lush gardens, a beautiful mansion, and stunning views of Narragansett Bay. The Rose Garden or the Water Garden provides a fairy-tale setting for a proposal. A photographer could arrange to be on hand to discreetly capture the special “yes” moment.


10. Roger Williams Park

This expansive park in Providence features beautiful gardens, serene lakes, charming bridges, and historic buildings. The Rose Garden or the Japanese Garden within the park are especially romantic spots for a proposal.


Best Places to Propose in Rhode Island

While it can be tempting to get wrapped up in elaborate proposal plans, sometimes the very best way to ask the question is a classic, heartfelt, on-one-knee moment. Whatever you and your soon-to-be fiance or fiancee enjoy, Rhode Island has beautiful and memorable places to propose. Make one of these romantic locations your special place by proposing with the perfect vintage engagement ring.


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Suzanne Sachs

Suzanne has always believed vintage rings can change lives. She's been in the jewelry industry for over 35 years, working with vintage jewelers, diamond dealers, diamond cutters, and gemologists. Suzanne started Artdecodiamonds in 2000 and understood the demand for vintage rings throughout the world. She ultimately started VintageDiamondRing.com in 2014, and understands each vintage ring is a reflection of you – your history, your relationships, your style, your elegance and is honored to have the opportunity to help you showcase your flair in a unique and exquisite way.
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