Providence Travel Guide
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- Fodor's Choice
Plan Your Providence Vacation
Big-city sophistication with small-city charm, Providence has the best of both worlds. The capital city's thriving arts community, prestigious academic institutions, Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), renowned restaurant scene and revitalized Downtown make it an exciting place to be. And Providence's convenient location, close to Boston without being too close, warrants a stop on any New England tour.
Fodor's local writers visit every hotel we recommend. Look for our discerning Fodor's Choice picks or search by price and location.
The hard part is deciding which one of Providence's many superb dining spots to visit. If you're in the mood for Italian, you'll enjoy a stroll through...read more
Things To Do in Providence
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Savoring Federal Hill. For an insider's tour of Providence's own "Little Italy," sign up for a Cindy Salvato's three-hour walking and tasting... Read more
It was an unthinkable idea: a complete separation of church and state. Break the tie between church and state and where would the government... Read more
Winds blew 100 mph during the Great New England Hurricane of 1938, wreaking utter havoc up and down the coast. Nearly 700 people died (compared... Read more
It's easy to say that going to a hot destination in the off season will save you money, but the questio... Read more
It's a good bet that when summer reaches sticky hot temps, you start hankering for a toes-in-the-sand... Read more
A new shore-side hotel opened earlier this month in chic Newport, Rhode Island offering everything from... Read more
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