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9 Splendid Things to Do in Providence, Rhode Island

Aishwarya Karwa Sep 6, 2019
With many top-rated tourist attractions and excellent things to do, Providence has become a hot destination for the vacationers. Providence, Rhode Island's capital city has a great balance of cultural and ethnic diversity.

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Go see Roger Williams State Park, a green stretch of land with a water body. It houses one of the country's oldest zoo and Museum of Natural History.

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Take a tour of the Providence City Hall located near Kennedy Plaza. It stands as a political landmark and is now included in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Visit the Rhode Island State Capitol Building perched in the downtown Providence. You can even take a guided tour of this magnificent landmark.

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See the bizarre WaterFire event held twice in the months of May and November. The event involves filling the river with blazing bonfires.

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Charter a boat or hop on a cruise and explore Providence in the most perfect way possible. Providence River Boat Co. can be your best bet to enjoy the boat tours.
Walk around or opt for a guided tour of the 'Benefit Street' which includes an array of Colonial style built houses. It's also called as 'Mile of History'.
Craving a journey back into time? Travel to the Pomham Lighthouse in the Providence river. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Providence city!
Get a bird's eye view of Downtown Providence from the Prospect Terrace Park which is adorned with a statue of Roger Williams. It is also called as the 'Jewel of the City'.
Stop by the must-visit attraction, Culinary Arts Museum, that showcases a wide variety of ancient cooking vessels and classic old-time cookbooks.