To get a real feel for the various sights, sounds and textures of Providence, spread your wings and discover nearby areas such as Providence, Cranston, and North Providence.
To really understand Providence, take a trip to one of its museums and theaters. Wander through the exhibits and savor the atmosphere of the Providence Children's Museum.
Get active out-of-doors while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Nature lovers will want to check out Waterplace Park, a place where families can enjoy some time outdoors.
While you are here, stop at the nearby local attractions such as the Bank of America Tower, the Big Blue Bug and the Roger Williams National Memorial. These are popular with locals and tourists alike. The First Baptist Church of America offer those visiting a chance to better understand the part religion has played in the area.
To browse through stores or enjoy a snack, browse the Providence Place Mall and Westminster Arcade.
The area is home to the legendary Providence Friars college basketball team in winter and Providence Bruins ice hockey team. Both teams compete in regular games at Dunkin Donuts Center. If, by chance, you are not enamoured with sports, you can still enjoy the impressive interior of the stadium during one of the many musical spectacles hosted here.
Finding somewhere comfortable to rest your head within the Johnston area is a breeze. The Providence Biltmore Hotel, the Omni Providence Hotel and the Hilton Providence are just some of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.