Just a stone’s throw from the bustle of Newport, this nine-square-mile island packs all the maritime excitement of its neighbor in a cozy, quiet package.
Photograph: Morgan + Owens
The markets at Watson and Windmist Farms offer grass-fed meats, homemade sausages, and more. For seafood, Zeek’s Creek—a weathered wooden shack that sits alone on a picturesque marsh—lures with lobster, cod, and more of the day’s fresh catch.
Left: Locals’ photos of fish stories at Zeek’s Creek, where owner Greg Zeek runs the show