Whether you're visiting Providence for business or pleasure, walking is one of the best ways to experience the city. When you step outside your hotel lobby, you'll immediately sense that an exciting downtown neighborhood surrounds you. Check the neighborhood guide at downtownprovidence.com for an events calendar, map and complete directory of offerings, from banks and business services, to shops, galleries and restaurants. If you want to follow a suggested itinerary, downtownprovidence.com also recommends fun self-guided walking tours for book lovers, families with children, and shoppers.
If you have any questions, look for one of the Downtown Improvement District safety guides, dressed in yellow uniforms. They're here to help!
And if you're driving into downtown Providence, make sure to check our parking website, parkdowntownprovidence.com for information about on-street rules and special rates at private lots and garages.