Planning a stop in Providence, Rhode Island? Here’s where to eat, drink, and stay, and what to see.
Just a short drive down from Boston and a few hours north of the Big Apple, Providence, Rhode Island is a quaint New England capital that boasts a bevy of historic homes and one of the best food scenes in the northeast. The Providence River wends its way past downtown and College Hill, opening out onto picturesque Narragansett Bay. Those in the know go to Federal Hill for Italian eats, Waterplace Park to relax by the river, and Fox Point to explore a variety of antique stores and mom-and-pop shops.