Providence is a wonderful, beautiful, and historic city, with lots to offer to all levels of travelers—from nearby surfing and parasailing on the ocean, to lounging in the sun on the beach, through hiking and kayaking in our State parks. Historic homes and ethnic neighborhoods abound in this little city, and industrial Americana can be seen side-by-side with with contemporary, world-renown colleges and universities. One of the city's most important features is its fabulous restaurants!
A visit to Providence isn't complete without a tour of Benefit Street, with more historic homes on it than almost anywhere in America. Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) are also must-sees, along with the RISD museum and Thayer Street—the bustling block that's home to many of the college hangouts and eateries. Just a mile away is Blackstone Boulevard and the Blackstone Conservancy, with hiking trails in the woods and scenic overlooks of the Seekonk River.
I'm a college professor who knows Providence very well. From the historic to the contemporary, from the exclusive restaurants to the dive bars, I've got it all covered depending on your desires and interests. I assure you a wonderful experience visiting our beautiful city. Full profile ⋅ Leave a Review
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