Why you'd want to live in Westerly
A mix of Coastal (more white collar), Suburban, and Rural (more blue collar), Westerly is located in the Southwest corner of RI. Bordering Connecticut to the west and the ocean to its south. Westerly is about a 45 minute commute to downtown Providence. Westerly has several nice beaches (Weekapaug , Westerly Town Beach, Misquamicut State Beach, East Beach and Watch Hill ). Beaches are popular with locals and out of towners alike. Neighboring Connecticut has lots of coast but not a lot of beachfront. Westerly also has a portion wildlife preserve (Burlingame wildlife management, partially in Charlestown as well) area small commuter airport, a Historic Downtown section with a nearby park (Wilcox). 5 minutes from the downtown area, Route 1 has been built up with commerce, a mix of chains and mom and pop shops. Westerly consists of a number of small villages.