This year has been a rough year for everyone, and we want to take the time to thank you for your support as we work together

to inspire and implement sustainable tourism in

Rhode Island's Blackstone Valley!


May your holiday table be wonderful this Thanksgiving! 


Nov 26 @ 9:00 - 11:30 AM Before your feast get in some exercise with the FIT Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Morning in Cumberland 


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Many opportunities to support Small Business Saturday in the Blackstone Valley whether you shop online or in person. 


Don't forget to check out our 

Polar Express Gift Shop


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Consider making a donation to Blackstone Valley Tourism Council this Tuesday, December 1st so that we may continue the work in implementing sustainable tourism in the Blackstone Valley. Donate.



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