Destination: Wickford

Shopping for gifts is a fun experience at Blue Hydrangea. Located in the heart of Wickford Village, this boutique features a whimsical selection of accessories for you and your home. Nautically …

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Shopping for gifts is a fun experience at Blue Hydrangea. Located in the heart of Wickford Village, this boutique features a whimsical selection of accessories for you and your home. Nautically inspired handbags, t-shirts and jewelry make for great souvenirs of a summer spent in Little Rhody. Housewares like wine glasses, gourmet teas and picture frames make great gifts also. 2 Main St. 401-295-2583; www.295blue.com

You’re in for a special treat at The Inside Scoop. The award-winning ice cream shop features over 64 homemade frozen varieties of ice cream, frozen yogurt, no sugar added and sorbet.  The menu includes unique flavors like Sea Salt Caramel, Peanut Butter Oreo and Ginger. Soft serve ice cream, non-fat yogurt and ice cream cakes are also available. 30 Ten Rod Rd, North Kingstown. 401-294-0091, www.theinsidescoopri.com

Rejuvenate your skin with the healing properties of organic green coffee at Java Skin Care.  Created in RI, the coffee-infused line blends the antioxidants and caffeine found in green coffee with organic oils for products that nourish, protect and repair the skin. The all-natural products have been featured in Cosmopolitan and Health, are available at the boutique and online. 14 Main St.  866-609-3258, www.javaskincare.com

Locals and tourists alike look forward to the annual Wickford Art Festival, returning for its 54th year on July 9 and 10. With a mission to make art accessible for everyone, the two-day festival offers free admission to everyone. The family friendly event, which features over 200 fine artists from around the country, is one of the longest running juried art festivals in New England.  July 9, 10am-6pm; July 10, 10am-5pm. 401-294-6840, www.wickfordart.org