Rhode Island’s compact size makes it an ideal destination for military reunion groups. Stunning ocean vistas, classic New England foliage, and the famous mansions of Newport are all within a short drive of the city. Known as the Creative Capital, Providence offers a variety of hotel options and is filled with world-renowned restaurants, historic architecture, a vibrant arts and culture scene, and boutique and big-name stores. Discover the fascinating world of 19th century seafaring America in Mystic Seaport, the recreated village complete with educators and role players to teach you about the coastal community. Spend the day touring all nine decks of the USS Massachusetts, otherwise known as the “Big Mamie” and visit the National Destroyermen’s Museum aboard the USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. which saw live action in both Korea and Vietnam.