Whether you are sailing on one of the many bays, eating fresh New England clam chowder, or enjoying the nightlife and culture in Providence, Rhode Island has plenty to offer the locals and tourists alike. Although it is the smallest state in the country, Rhode Island quietly packs a punch economically. It is home to a handful of Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies, including CVS Caremark, Textron, Amica Mutual Insurance, and American Power Conversion. The state is also regularly given accolades as being an energy efficient state. With its deep history, large tourism industry, agriculture industry, health care and education industries, and manufacturing industry, it is no wonder why Rhode Island is a great place to live and play.