Providence travel guide

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You're Going to Love Providence

Providence is the capital of Rhode Island and the third-biggest city in New England. This former industrial city has undergone a renaissance and reinvented itself as a historic place with great nightlife and excellent open spaces.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Providence

Top activities & attractions in Providence

When to Visit Providence

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Providence has a humid subtropical/continental climate with warm summers and cool winters. It can be wet at any time of the year.

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How to Get to Providence

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Where to Stay in Providence

Providence Marriott Downtown on Orms Street offers dependable quality in a central location, while Hotel Dolce Villa on DePasquale Square is a boutique hotel in the historic Federal Hill area.

Popular Neighborhoods in Providence

Most popular hotel in Providence by neighbourhood

Downtown Providence

Where to stay in popular areas of Providence

Most booked hotels in Providence

How to Get Around Providence

The Cost of Living in Providence

Shopping Streets

Downcity is the place to go to for the major retail outlets. Thayer Street is good for crafts, arts, and books and has many independent local stores.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk in Providence will cost $0.92, while a dozen eggs is $3.26.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
£11.71
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
£30.75
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
£1.62
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
£3.10

Where to Eat in Providence

Rogue Island on Weybosset Street serves good local food and craft beers. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar on West Exchange Street, meanwhile, is an excellent steak restaurant. You will pay around $18 for a meal in a low-key restaurant and upwards of $30 in a more upscale place.