Are you looking to make a move, but are not sure where to go? If you are looking to move somewhere within the New England area, or you are looking to move to New England for the first time, both Rhode Island and Massachusetts are great options. Whether you are living individually or raising a family, Rhode Island and Massachusetts offer outstanding benefits, including restaurants, scenic views, fun activities and great school systems. Here are a few reasons why either state would be a great choice for your next chapter.

If you are looking to move to a small state with a lot of fun – Rhode Island is the choice for you! Rhode Island is filled with outstanding cities and towns, such as Providence and Newport! Providence has a ton of awesome, exciting events that they put on throughout the year, as well as great nightlife. A popular event they hold is their famous WaterFire, located right by the Providence Place Mall! Not to mention, Providence has a ton of great restaurant choices, especially Italian! For a more scenic view, Newport is extremely beautiful and a popular, hot spot for the summer. Newport features their famous mansions, cliff walk and stunning beaches! If you are into milkshakes, they are also known for their famous ‘Awful Awful’ milkshakes! Rhode Island also has great school systems, including popular colleges and universities such as University of Rhode Island, Johnston & Wales, Roger Williams University, Brown and Rhode Island School of Design!

Massachusetts is another great option if you are looking to move in the New England area. First off, Massachusetts is widely known for its successful and unstoppable sports teams, such as the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics! Massachusetts also has a ton of history and a lot of great events to learn more about it, including the Plymouth Plantation, Sturbridge Village and The Freedom Trail! If you’re looking for a quick getaway, Massachusetts is also known for its stunning beaches and views in Cape Cod! And, if you’re a coffee person, there will be a Dunkin’ located on every corner.

Regardless of where you choose to land, Rhode Island and Massachusetts are within an hour or two driving distance of each other – so you can always have the best of both worlds!