The Town of Westerly is located on the furthest southwest shoreline of Rhode Island. Predominately a quiet residential community for Winter, Summer-time is when Westerly becomes a bustling tourist destination. Plenty of local beaches to explore along the Rhode Island Sound, including nature preserves, long swaths of sandy beaches, and beach front resorts. Bordering Connecticut, its is quite closet to the Mystic Aquarium, Foxwoods Casino, and Mohegan Sun. A very popular summer destination is historic Watch Hill, offering picturesque ocean views, craft boutiques, and family owned restaurants.