Travel Directions & Area Attractions
Please use the interactive map to find directions to Wawaloam!
Note: If you are traveling North on I-95, your GPS may not necessarily provide you with correct travel directions. You want to be sure to take Exit 5A, NOT Exit 4. Please use the following directions.
Take Route 95 (N or S) to Exit 5A. Bear right onto Route 3, then left at the lights onto Route 102 South. Drive 1.5 miles and turn right onto Town Hall Road at Wawaloam Elementary School. At the end of the road, bear right around the old town hall and take your FIRST LEFT (at the telephone pole in the middle of the road) onto Gardiner Road. Follow Gardiner Road 1.5 miles to Wawaloam on the right.
Wickford Village - Established in 1709, Wickford Village provides picturesque waterfront streets lined with one-of-a-kind shops featuring jewelry, housewares, clothing and more. You’ll also find galleries, antique shops, cafes and restaurants nestled amongst beautifully maintained churches, colonial homes and gardens. Have a boat? Tie up to the town dock while you explore our village. Whether it’s stress free holiday shopping or watching the boats go by on the harbor, Wickford offers something for the whole family in every season. Even your dog will enjoy a refreshing drink of water outside the many shops and restaurants in our pet friendly village.
Island - Block Island, nestled in the Atlantic 12 miles from coastal Rhode Island, offers the vacationer what does not seem possible anymore - simple relaxation in a startling beautiful place. The Island is famous for its miles of free public beaches, sparkling clear waters, dramatic bluffs, preserved open spaces, and fun-filled activities for visitors of all ages. Block Island has long been a haven for residents and visitors who have found here a quality of life that recalls the pleasures of a life that is simpler, slower, and somehow, more carefree. It's no wonder that the Nature Conservancy has designated Block Island “One of the 12 last great places in the Western Hemisphere.”
- Through the years Newport has made a name for itself in a
variety of manners, first as a colony founded on religious
freedom, later as the summer playground for the American
socialite families with names like Astor and Vanderbilt, as a
key location for the United States Navy, and then as the
yachting capital of the world. Today, the stories of Newport can
be enjoyed on tours through opulent ocean-side mansions,
interesting museums, and historic sites such as coastal forts,
lighthouses, and worship buildings. For a closer look at the
city-by-the-sea, visitors can choose from a variety of walking
tours, boat tours, and self-guided tours.
Aquarium - The Mystic Aquarium & Institure for
Exploration is an aquarium and oceanography institute in Mystic,
CT. The aquarium is one of four U.S. facilities holding Steller
sea lions and it has one of the largest outdoor Beluga Whale
exhibits in the United States. Special exhibits include a ray
and shark touch pool, a penguin exhibit, and a jelly gallery.
The Institute for Exploration features maps, diagrams, and
models from Dr. Robert Ballard’s explorations and the ship E/V
Nautilus. Through technology, audience members are linked to
crew members on the ship at sea and can ask them questions
Seaport - Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and
the Sea, in Mystic, CT is notable for its collection of sailing
ships and boats, and for the re-creation of the crafts and
fabric of an entire 19th-century seafaring village. It consists
of more than 60 original historic buildings, most of them rare
commercial structures moved to the 37 acre site and meticulously
There is so much to do in Boston, MA, home of the Red Sox,
Celtics and Bruins. Take a walk on the Freedom Trail and visit
Fanuel Hall. Visit one of Boston’s famous museums like the Museum
of Science or the New England Aquarium. Attend a concert in the
Theater District and dine at any of Boston’s fine restaurants
featuring both local seafood and culinary styles from around the
Plymouth, MA is known as “America’s Hometown”. It is where the
first Thanksgiving feast happened, and served as capital of
Plymouth County from its founding in 1620 until the colony
merged with the Massachusetts Bay colony in 1691. As one of the
country’s first settlements, Plymouth is well known for its
historical value, particularly in respect to the Pilgrims and
Plymouth Rock. The town is home to numerous historical events
throughout the year, and is a popular tourist location during
the Thanksgiving holiday.
Cape Cod - Cape Cod is a
popular destination for beachgoers, with upwards of sixty easily
accessible public beaches. The Cape Cod National Seashore has 40
miles of sandy beaches. The Cape also features biking, boating,
fishing, golfing, kayaking, and unique shopping opportunities.
Several whale watching fleets patrol the Cape. Cape Cod is home
to sixteen lighthouses, built to warn ships of the dangerous stretch of coast which has been referred to as an “ocean graveyard”.
Foxwoods Resort Casino • Mohegan Sun Resort Casino • Naval War College Museum • Newport Vineyards
Roger Williams Park Zoo, Planetarium and Botanical Center • Atlantic Beach Park