Bristol, Rhode Island

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

Blithewold’s 33 acres overlook Bristol Harbor and Narragansett Bay. The sweeping 10-acre lawn stops at the water’s edge and is the perfect setting for more than 1500 trees and shrubs that grow along its borders. There are nearly 300 different kinds of woody plants in the collection, which contains both native and exotic species. [ info ]