In a few weeks, my wife and I will be in the Providence/Warick, Rhode Island area for a dog show. While I may like dogs, I have no desire to spend an east coast road trip looking at hundreds of Irish Setters for an entire week and thus need a small diversion. That being said and having never been to the New England states in my life, I have no clue as to what the region may offer so I am looking to The Gaugers for help. I have been to the various "Rhode Island visitors" websites but I do not want to get caught up in the tourist trap garbage. To keep this focused on railroading (which is all that really matters) what is in/around the Providence/Warick RI area or within 90 miles that is related to railroading? Other than railroading, what else is there that is of historical significance that one can see and/or do in one day around this region? Any suggestions would be appreciated.