What to do in Providence, RI

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Providence Attractions

Take to the east coast and consider a trip to Providence, RI. Expedia.com can help you to sort out all of Rhode Islands must see places in the creative capital. There are plenty of things to do in Providence. View the map and find the best tourist spots and local favorites. Providence is waiting for you.

Providence gives you a tasteful blend of past and present. Consider visiting the Water Place Basin. If you are fortunate enough to come during WaterFire, you'll be able to enjoy an evening in the park, watching the beauty of a pool of water interspersed with glowing flames. You'll be surrounded by the arts and other enthusiasts who want to see Providence and urban development thrive. If you are a history buff, your Providence excursions should include a visit to the John Brown House Museum and a walk along the river bank. Choose from other top Providence tours, such as walking the Independence Trail. You'll be able to follow a green line that runs along the sidewalks of Providence, highlighting great moments in the state's quest for independence in colonial days.

There are more attractions in Providence which are sure to keep you busy during your stay. Take a ride in La Gondola and view the city from above. Pass a pleasant evening at the Rhode Island Performing Arts Center as you take in a show. The Providence Children's Museum will provide your little ones with a hands-on experience, while the Roger Williams Park Zoo gives everyone a chance to talk to the animals. Be sure to catch the Roger Williams National Memorial along the way.

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What to do in Providence

Free Things to Do in Providence

They say the best things in life are free. Check out the following around Providence:

Kennedy Plaza - If you're an admirer of modern design and architecture, add this landmark to your schedule.

Rhode Island School of Design - Wander around this historic attraction and find out some secrets from long ago.

DePasquale Plaza - Socialize with the locals and seek out the hidden character and soul of this fascinating place.

Providence Public Library - Make room in your must-see list to take a look at this site of local significance.

First Baptist Church of America - Toss some spirituality into your escape by spending some time at this religious sanctuary.

Waterplace Park - Grab your picnic blanket, pack some finger food and find a cozy spot to appreciate Mother Nature.

Things to Do in Providence with Kids

You'll discover plenty of enjoyable things to do in Providence with the youngsters. Create new memories together with these family friendly experiences:


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