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Get out and enjoy these Rhode Island hiking trails!

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Hiking trails near Providence RI

Hiking trails near Providence RI

Hiking trails near Providence RI

Spring is almost here. Soon, the weather will start warming up and we can all get out and enjoy the sunshine. If you are searching for the perfect way to take in the great outdoors this spring and summer, check out one of these hiking trails near Providence RI. (more…)

Get out and enjoy one of these St. Patrick’s Day Parades

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
2017 Rhode Island St. Patrick’s Day Parades

2017 Rhode Island St. Patrick’s Day Parades

2017 Rhode Island St. Patrick’s Day Parades

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here. Rhode Island offers many fun things to do for the holiday. If you are looking for 2017 Rhode Island St. Patrick’s Day parades, check out this list of choices provided by Speedcraft Volkswagen. (more…)

Get out and do some skiing in Rhode Island this winter

Monday, January 16th, 2017
Cross Country Ski Trails near Wakefield RI

Cross Country Ski Trails near Wakefield RI

Cross Country Ski Trails Near Wakefield RI

Winter is still upon us, but that doesn’t mean there is no fun to be had. Rhode Island offers many excellent winter recreation opportunities. If you are looking for cross country ski trails near Wakefield RI, Speedcraft Volkswagen has put together a list of our top choices. (more…)

Find Family Fun this Holiday Season Rhode Island!

Monday, December 12th, 2016
Holiday Events in Providence RI

Holiday Events in Providence RI

2016 Holiday Events near Providence, RI

When you’re a kid, there are three big days that you look forward to all year: your birthday, Halloween and of course Christmas. Make the 2016 holiday season one to remember by taking the whole family out to one of the fun family-friendly events taking place this year in the Providence Rhode Island area. Here are some of the 2016 Holiday Events in Rhode Island that we’re looking forward to. (more…)

Where to Buy a Christmas tree in Wakefield, RI

Friday, December 9th, 2016
Where to Buy a Christmas Tree in rhode island

Where to Buy a Christmas Tree in rhode island

Christmas Tree Farms in Washington County, RI

With Christmas coming up in the next couple of weeks, many Rhode Island residents are beginning to put up their decorations. And no Christmas decoration is as iconic as the ornament-adorned pine tree. While you could settle for a department store-bought artificial tree, but then you’d miss out on that fresh pine smell filling up your home. If you want the authentic Christmas tree experience, visit one of the Christmas Tree Farms in Washington County, RI. (more…)

Must-have items for your car in winter

Monday, November 28th, 2016
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winter-driving must-haves

Things to keep in your car for winter

Here in Rhode Island, we’re no stranger to bad winter weather. And we know that there are few things worse than being stranded out in the snow in your car unprepared. That’s why many drivers have taken to preparing a winter survival kit to keep in their car should it break down in the winter. Here are a few of our recommendations for things to keep in your car in the winter. (more…)

Places to Volunteer this Thanksgiving in Rhode Island

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

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Volunteer Opportunities near Wakefield, RI for Thanksgiving 2016

The holidays are a time when we’re all reminded of the things we have to be thankful for. That’s why it’s such a popular time for citizens to offer support for those less fortunate than them. If you’re looking for ways to give back and get involved in our community here in Rhode Island, there are plenty of volunteer opportunities in the Wakefield area looking for assistance this Thanksgiving 2016. Here are just a few of the groups in our area looking for some volunteer help and donations. (more…)

Restaurants with Thanksgiving Specials in Providence, RI

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

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Rhode Island Restaurants with Thanksgiving Specials

We can’t all be Betty Crocker or Gordon Ramsay in the kitchen. For many people, rather than spend a ton of money on a turkey that’s going to be over/undercooked, taking the family out for a great meal in the Providence area. What’s more, a selection of great restaurants near Wakefield, RI offer Thanksgiving specials. That way, you can get a great Thanksgiving meal without the work! (more…)

5 Places to go Apple Picking in Rhode Island

Thursday, September 15th, 2016
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rhode island apple orchard

Apple Orchards near Providence, RI

The temperature is getting cooler and the leaves are changing color here in Rhode Island as we move from summer to fall, but that doesn’t mean we have to stay cooped up indoors! Instead, it’s time for you and the whole family to bundle up a bit and head out for one of our personal favorite fall activities: apple picking. If you’re looking for a place to pick some of your favorite apples, here are a few apple orchards near Providence, RI for you to choose from. (more…)

Rhode Island hosts a variety of Labor Day Events!

Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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Labor Day 2016 Events in Rhode Island

Here in Rhode Island, Labor Day marks the end of summer for many residents. As such, it’s the perfect opportunity for one last weekend of fun in the sun. That’s why we here at Speedcraft Volkswagen have put together a list of some of the best Labor Day 2016 Events in Rhode Island for you and your family to enjoy. (more…)