Rocky Point and SeaWorld: the common themes

What does the SeaWorld Orlando (Florida) theme park and the former Rocky Point Park (Warwick, RI) have in common?  More than you might think! The two parks are more than 1,000 miles apart and opened over a century apart — Rocky Point in 1847 and SeaWorld in 1973 – but those former Rocky Point patrons… Continue reading Rocky Point and SeaWorld: the common themes

A Castle, a Rocket, and Salty Brine. My first visit to Rocky Point Park.

For most of you who park in the city lot and walk down the former amusement park roadway to Rocky Point State Park, you probably think of the Flume when you eventually look to your left.  Not me.  The park’s kiddieland is engrained into my memory; the first rides I saw upon my initial visit… Continue reading A Castle, a Rocket, and Salty Brine. My first visit to Rocky Point Park.