SPONSORED: The Ultimate Beach Weekend: Watch Hill, Rhode Island

August 26, 2015

Escaping the city for the sand is a necessity in the summer. While New Yorkers have no problem bearing crowds for brunch, it’s best to avoid the herd when taking a trip to the beach. Instead of heading the Hamptons or Montauk, follow the road (somewhat) less travelled to the pristine sands of Rhode Island. Surrounded by water on three sides, the historic town of Watch Hill features numerous uninterrupted stretches of sand and easy ocean access for everything from surfing to fishing or just taking a dip. From dockside lobster joints to historic seaside beach clubs, there’s no shortage…