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Providence Tours by Deena

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Address: Power St. and Gano St., Roger Williams Square, Providence, RI
Phone Number: 401-944-5134
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Description: Explore Providence's rich history with your own personal guide. Deena...
Explore Providence's rich history with your own personal guide. Deena Liffmann is a lively and informative speaker who will share interesting facts, trivia, and secrets about the people and places that have shaped Rhode Island's capital city. She is also available as a step-on guide for tour bus groups.
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Highlight of our weekend

For a first time visit to Providence Deena gave us a great overview and was the best part of our trip. She was energetic, interesting and funny. We learned a lot about the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

For a first time visit to Providence Deena gave us a great overview and was the best part of our trip. She was energetic, interesting and funny. We learned a lot about the history and architecture of Providence. Would definitely tour with Deena again.

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Long Beach, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Our tour took place on a cold, overcast Tuesday when no one was on the streets. Seemed pretty bleak to begin. Deena quickly brought this historic and architecturally beautiful city to life. Buildings were closed - but not to Deena. Everyone rushed to accommodate our every needs because, I believe, that Deena secretly runs this city. ;) Ditto what all... More 

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Eagan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I had never been to Providence so I didn't know what to expect. Through Deena's vast knowledge and quirky humor I learned how Providence got its start (Roger Williams brought people who didn't want the restrictions Massachusetts imposed on them), how it developed along the many rivers that converge in the city, and how it has recently emerged from some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Deena is fantastic! We really enjoyed our walk. The weather wasn't the best to start our walk but thank goodness we didn't call it quits. Deena tailored the tour to our interests and questions. Highly recommended- I will take a tour again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We learned so much about Providence in two hours. Deena did a great job keeping us moving around the city and tying all of the pieces of history together.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My husband and I toured with Deena while in Providence (Sept 28th) and had such a great time learning and seeing everything she shared with us. She is a prompt, very knowledgeable, and interesting guide with a great personality that makes for the best tour you will experience in Providence. I requested more of a “tailored” tour because my attention... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

September 21, 2014. We arranged a tour with Deena less than 24 hours in advance. She worked within our time constraints and designed a tour for the amount of time that we had. A native of Providence and a graduate of Brown, Deena is knowledgeable and passionate about Providence. She is engaging, and with a sense of humor, but happily... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Deena brings the city of Providence and its impact on American history to life. I never thought I would have so much fun and learn so much in such a short period of time in Providence. In just a few hours I had a great feeling for the city and its rich heritage. Deena is an educated tour guide with... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Providence RI is a wonderful city made even more special by Deena and her tour. Her passion for Providence and it's history are immediately evident. This was our first guided tour, and we were immediately at ease with Deena. The history of this great but sometimes overlooked city was presented beautifully, any visitor to Providence would do well to consider... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

What a great tour! What a great personality! My group loved your tour and had many laughs along the way. We will use you again!!

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