A Guide to Shopping in Wickford Village
We break down all the best stops in this quaint, seaside village.
Originally established as a fishing village in 1709, present-day Wickford Village delivers quaint waterfront streets that are bestrewn with singular storefronts, first-rate eateries, historic churches and Colonial homes. If you’re passing through the area, take a minute to observe the boats in the harbor and maybe even check out some of the local gems mentioned below.
Get: Some beachy furnishings at the Eclectic Bungalow; handcrafted blown glass and pottery from Yes! Gallery; spiritual books and gemstones from the Grateful Heart; rustic home and garden accessories from the Wickford Collection; some pampering products from Beauty and the Bath; one-of-a-kind jewelry from JW Graham; kayak and paddleboard rentals from the Kayak Centre; craft supplies from Mermaid’s Pearl and some whimsical knick-knacks from Different Drummer.
Try: Some buttermilk pancakes or a Wickford Point omelet from Wickford on the Water; high-quality extra virgin olive oils and flavorful balsamic vinegars from the Impressed Olive; crab cakes or goat cheese croquettes from Tavern by the Sea; an iced chai or a cocoa cabana smoothie and an Oh My Eggplant sandwich from Shayna’s Place; or beef short ribs or cod Francaise from Tate’s Italian Kitchen.
Do: Pick some produce at Casey Farm; explore the Quonset Air Museum; enjoy a therapeutic massage at Ocean Essence Spa; venture into the Seabee Museum; or tour the Gilbert Stuart Museum.