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Providence, RI: Small-Group Tour with Local Guide

1. Providence, RI: Small-Group Tour with Local Guide

Join in on this delightful guided bus tour around Providence, Rhode Island. Begin your day meeting up with your expert guide and hop aboard a climate-controlled tour bus as you head into the city. Explore some of the most exciting neighborhoods in the state's capital city. Your expert guide will tell you the stories of Providence, the celebrated citizens from here, and its contribution to American history. From Brown University to Federal Hill, you will admire the most beautiful settings in the city and discover places you will want to go back to and explore at your own pace. Along the way, there will be opportunities for you to get out, take pictures, and see things up close. After making your way around town, your tour will conclude where you first met.

Providence: Self-Driving Audio Tour

2. Providence: Self-Driving Audio Tour

Explore Rhode Island's capital city on a self-driving audio tour and discover the city's history, culture, and architecture. Start your self-driving adventure from the Convention Center downtown and head into the historic Federal Hill area, home to both history and the city's best restaurants. Enter the Welcome Gateway, featuring the iconic pineapple, and learn about how this neighborhood grew and changed over the years — including the infamous Macaroni Riots and the secret of the Coin-O-Matic. Continue past the 9-acre park which was a gift from one of the greatest philanthropists in Providence's history. Explore the Wedding Cake House, a 3-story historic house located in the Broadway-Armory Historic District, and other architectural marvels, such as the State House and Barnaby Castle. Finish your tour at the Lippitt House Museum, a National Historic Landmark. It is one of the finest Italianate mansion houses in the state and considered one of the best-preserved examples of Victorian-era houses in the US.

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What people are saying about Waterplace Park, Providence

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 24 reviews

The bus trip was well organised and our guide was very informative and amusing. It was a nice idea to stop by the Italian Food Market to get some lunch if necessary. We learned much more about Providence by taking the bus trip than we would have on our own.

This was a great experience! It was a bit of a rainy day in Providence so we were still able to see everything in the comfort of our own car. AMAZING!

Our guide wa knowledgeable and witty. We learned a great deal about the history of Providence. I would highly recommend this tour.

Awesome! lots of sites to see and great overviews. We really enjoyed it.

Very knowledgeable guide, good animator and dynamic. Loved it!