Best Spin Cycle

This antique carousel is a stunning blend of sculpture and whimsy.

from Reader's Digest Magazine | May 2007

The Crescent Park Looff Carousel in Riverside, Rhode Island, boasts 62 wooden horses and four charging chariots carved by hand in 1895 by designer Charles I.D. Looff. A National Historic Landmark, the amusement ride is a fabulous blend of sculpture and whimsy, set in a building overlooking Rose Larisa Memorial Park and the Providence River. Price per spin? Just one dollar.

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