This tour introduces guests to all of the essentials of the city, including an overview of Providence and Rhode Island history, architectural marvels, universities, and quirky characters.
Featured Providence Activities
This tour discovers H.P. Lovecraft’s traumatic upbringing and favorite haunts and Sarah Helen Whitman’s life and relives the couple’s whirlwind- and doomed- romance.
Bring your family and friends on one of the most fun lunch experiences you’ve ever had in one of America’s favorite foodie cities!
Smallest in size but biggest in courage, Rhode Island was the first of the original thirteen colonies to declare independence from Great Britain!
Tour Rhode Island’s Capital City
Rhode Island’s capital city, Providence, perfectly embodies the essence of small-town living and metropolitan amenities, with countless fun things to do and points of interest to see on a city tour. Home to Ivy League school Brown University and unique foodie favorites like coffee milk, Providence thrives on architectural gems, fascinating history, and lots of local flavor. Whether you choose to sit back and relax on a bus tour or get into the action on a walking or history tour, Providence has so much to offer.
With a walkable downtown area, beautiful parks, and interesting museums, you could easily spend your entire Rhode Island vacation in the city. From Federal Hill to the Providence River, there are so many things to do and see, like visiting the Rhode Island School of Design, getting dinner at Camille’s, or snapping a few photos at the Roger Williams National Memorial. Shop ‘til you drop at the Providence Place Mall, explore the beautiful grounds of Brown University, or watch the sunset over the Providence River.
If you’re looking for a guided experience, browse our selection of Providence tours to keep you and the whole family entertained. Bus tours, walking tours, and food tours all offer different perspectives on the city. Sample pizza strips, a Providence foodie classic, or see the location of the 1775 Providence Tea Party and get some facts about Revolutionary times in Rhode Island. Foodies, history buffs, and sightseers will find no shortage of fun things to do in Providence.
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