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Activities in Providence

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Ranked #1 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Explore Providence's rich history with your own personal guide. Deena Liffmann is a lively and informative speaker who will... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #2 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Boat Tours; Boat tours & water sports
Owner description: Experience Providence from a new perspective! Benvenuto! We invite you to revel in the sights of the City from a unique... more » Owner description: Experience Providence from a new perspective! Benvenuto! We invite you to revel in the sights of the City from a unique vantage point that captures the heart of Providence. Enjoy an excursion along the Woonasquatucket and Providence Rivers and witness the revitalization of the City, river walks, and waterfront parks. Whether you are celebrating an anniversary or birthday, looking to propose to that special someone, or just on a vacation to the city, a gondola trip is a great way to make your visit to Providence memorable and unique. La Gondola operates three authentic Venetian gondolas along the Providence Riverwalk, accommodating up to six passengers at a time on each gondola. Reservations are highly recommended and are always exclusive to your party. We are open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Our season is from 1 May to 31 October, and of course trips are always subject to availability and the weather. La Gondola Providence: For Lovers, For Families, For Everyone. « less
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Ranked #3 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Experience Rhode Island is a family-owned business started by brothers who grew up in Rhode Island. We know the local... more » Owner description: Experience Rhode Island is a family-owned business started by brothers who grew up in Rhode Island. We know the local culture, the back roads, and the places and people that make Rhode Island such a great place. We have carefully prepared each of our tours to give you an authentic experience you won't forget. We have done all the research for you, and brought together the very best of Rhode Island. On each of our tours you will travel comfortably aboard one of our new 25-passenger shuttle buses, as we introduce you to our most scenic places and tell you their fascinating stories. Along the way, you will have plenty of opportunities to get out and experience the local culture, scenery, cuisine, and people. So come on board, and let us show you what's great about the Ocean State! « less
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Ranked #4 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Join us on our signature tour, Savoring Federal Hill. Rhode Island's Italian Neighborhood. Learn the history! Meet the... more » Owner description: Join us on our signature tour, Savoring Federal Hill. Rhode Island's Italian Neighborhood. Learn the history! Meet the chefs! Savor the samples! Get exclusive behind the scenes tours! Enjoy a little wine! Become a paisano of Federal Hill Looking for something equally exciting? Our Pawtuxet Village a Food tour is a huge hit! Learn the history of the village that started the American Revolution. Explore the shops and eateries, tasting some of the best teas, desserts, wines, beer, pub favorites and other fabulous samplings. « less
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Ranked #5 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Other outdoor activities; Outdoor Activities
Owner description: Enjoy the Renaissance City from a whole new perspective! Climb aboard and enjoy a unique water tour of the Providence River... more » Owner description: Enjoy the Renaissance City from a whole new perspective! Climb aboard and enjoy a unique water tour of the Providence River and Harbor. Admire the diverse architecture and rich history of our capital city as Captain Tom highlights historical landmarks and nautical points of interest. On WaterFire evenings, experience the beauty of the burning braziers from the best seat in Providence! Join us for an unparalleled boat ride throughout the floating fires of the Providence River, beneath our city's picturesque skyline! « less
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Ranked #6 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Performances; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: WaterFire Providence is an independent, non-profit arts organization whose mission is to inspire Providence and its visitors... more » Owner description: WaterFire Providence is an independent, non-profit arts organization whose mission is to inspire Providence and its visitors by revitalizing the urban experience, fostering community engagement and creatively transforming the city by presenting WaterFire for all to enjoy. This award-winning sculpture by Barnaby Evans installed on the three rivers of downtown Providence, has been praised by Rhode Island residents and international visitors alike as a powerful work of art and a moving symbol of Providence’s renaissance. WaterFire’s over eighty sparkling bonfires, the fragrant scent of aromatic wood smoke, the flickering firelight on the arched bridges, the silhouettes of the firetenders passing by the flames, the torch-lit vessels traveling down the river, and the enchanting music from around the world engage all the senses and emotions of those who stroll the paths of Waterplace Park. WaterFire has captured the imagination of over ten million visitors, bringing life to downtown, and revitalizing Rhode Island’s capital city. « less
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Ranked #7 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Architectural Buildings; Theaters
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Ranked #8 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Theaters; Theater and Concerts
Owner description: "American Theater at its best" - Boston Globe. 1964: professional theater is born in Rhode Island. The rest is history: the... more » Owner description: "American Theater at its best" - Boston Globe. 1964: professional theater is born in Rhode Island. The rest is history: the Tony Award, 54 world premieres, education programs, films and tours. Laughter, insight, magic, tears, and passion, for three generations of audiences. A world of theater experiences waits for you at Trinity Rep. New plays, classics, and musicals spring to life with our resident actors, directors and designers. « less
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Ranked #9 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Natural History Museums; Observatories/ Planetariums; Gardens; Parks; Zoos

The Rogers Williams Zoo  is the best zoo in New England by far. The zoo was nothing special before it closed in the late 70s. When it reopened in 1980, its emphasis on providing... more »

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Ranked #10 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Theaters; Theater and Concerts
Local Providence theater.
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Ranked #11 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Cemeteries; Biking Trails
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Ranked #12 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Movie Theaters; Fun and Games
Enjoy dinner and a movie at this unique theater.
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Ranked #13 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Join us as we lead you by lantern light through the darkened streets of the historic East Side, sharing with you stories that... more » Owner description: Join us as we lead you by lantern light through the darkened streets of the historic East Side, sharing with you stories that will be sure to send a chill down your spine. Tours run April through November and every day in July, August, September and October! A great thing to do in Providence anytime, and of course around Halloween! « less
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Ranked #14 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Piano Bar
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Ranked #15 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Other fun and games; Fun and Games
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Ranked #16 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: City Running Tours is the premier provider of guided running tours in the United States. We offer both personalized and... more » Owner description: City Running Tours is the premier provider of guided running tours in the United States. We offer both personalized and social, group guided running tours. « less
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Ranked #17 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Wellness Spas
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Ranked #18 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Sightseeing Tours
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Ranked #19 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Wellness Spas
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Ranked #20 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Other food and wine; Food and Drink
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Ranked #21 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Golf Courses; Outdoor Activities
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Ranked #22 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Wellness Spas
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Ranked #23 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Sightseeing Tours
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Ranked #24 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: ; Segway Tours; Sightseeing Tours
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Ranked #25 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Wellness Spas
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Ranked #26 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Dinner Theaters; Theaters; Theater and Concerts
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Ranked #27 of 34 activities in Providence
Category: Theaters; Theater and Concerts
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Category: Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Sol Chariots Pedicab Cooperative is a worker-owned bike taxi and delivery company in Providence, RI that provides green and... more » Owner description: Sol Chariots Pedicab Cooperative is a worker-owned bike taxi and delivery company in Providence, RI that provides green and sustainable transportation services for businesses, residents, and visitors of Providence. We offer: Bike Taxi: Servicing all of Providence, our taxis will take you wherever you want to go! Call for a ride or just hail us from the sidewalk with a wave or a yell! Tours: Explore Providence and see the sights with a 360 view and fresh air! We can do customized tours or our themed historic tours, your preference! Pedal-powered Delivery: Offering in-town parcel delivery and distribution for packages from 1 - 250 lbs! Transportation for Special Events: We provide exciting, creative, and eco-friendly transportation and fun for weddings, parties, birthdays, festivals, and conferences Advertising Opportunities: Promote your business with cutting edge, outdoor advertising that combines OOH, experiential, and direct marketing techniques! « less
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Category: Theaters; Theater and Concerts
Owner description: Everett is a cross-disciplinary, cross-generational, and cross-cultural ensemble of dance and theater artists creating,... more » Owner description: Everett is a cross-disciplinary, cross-generational, and cross-cultural ensemble of dance and theater artists creating, performing, teaching and engaging a diverse community through the arts. We offer a weekly Improv Comedy Show FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE every friday 7-8pm Also OPEN STAGE our open mic event that showcases local artist and students every 1st friday of the month after FNL. « less
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