Things to see and do - Providence
Unmissable tourist sites
Providence Travel guide
Providence : Michelin's recommendations
The capital of Rhode Island and New England's third-largest city, Providence lies on a natural harbor at the head of Narragansett Bay. Renowned Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design are located in the College Hill district, a shaded residential neighborhood of lovely 18C and 19C buildings. Recent urban revitalization projects have given the downtown area a welcome facelift, attracting residents and visitors to Providence's pleasant shopping and outdoor public spaces.
Tourist attractions Providence : Things to see and do
224 Benefit St. USA - Providence, RI 02903
The museum presents, in an engaging manner, collections of art from various periods and civilizations: Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Asian, European, African and American. Many exhibits are arranged in chronological order, but they often cross period bound..
52 Power St USA - Providence, RI 02906
The three-story brick mansion (1788), designed for John Brown by his brother Joseph, impressed many who came to see it. John Quincy Adams, who visited the house, proclaimed it to be "the most magnificent and elegant private mansion that I have e..
Bordée par George St., Prospect St., Waterman St. et Thayer St. USA - Providence, RI
The seventh college established in the US (1764), Brown is a member of the prestigious Ivy League. Its 140-acre College Hill campus consists of some 245 buildings. The university today enrolls about 8,000 students, and is known for its liberal educat..
32 Exchange Terrace at Memorial Boulevard USA - Providence RI 02903
Located in downtown Providence, this hotel is across from the Rhode Island Convention Center and the WaterPlace Park. It offers a fitness center and an outdoor patio. The rooms at the Courtyard Providence Downtown include free Wi-Fi, a 32-inch flat-..
5 Avenue of the Arts USA - Providence RI 02903
Situated in the heart of downtown Providence, this smoke-free hotel is located close to many area attractions, and features state-of-the-art accommodations and first-class amenities. Originally built in 1929, the Renaissance Providence Hotel offers ..
11 Dorrance Street USA - Providence RI 02903
This beautifully restored historic hotel is located in the heart of Providence city centre, only steps from top attractions, and features exceptional accommodations along with friendly service. The Providence Biltmore is ideally situated within walk..