The Blackstone Valley: Places to Explore


  • Pawtucket

    Northeast of Providence, Pawtucket is Rhode Island's fourth-largest city with a population of more than 71,000 living in its 8.7 square miles. In Algonquian, "petuket" means "at the falls in the river."... Read more

  • Woonsocket

    A city with a population of 41,000 encompassing 7.7 square miles, Woonsocket borders Massachusetts. Two theories exist regarding the origin and meaning of the city's name, both attributed to the language... Read more