Plan Your Trip to Providence

Just one hour from Boston and three hours from New York City, Providence is a capital city that is easily accessed but hard to forget. With a convenient, nearby airport, fast and reliable train service, and a straightforward bus system, exploring this great city and diverse region has never been easier.

For information on the Washington Bridge (I-195 Westbound) closure, including free ferry service between Bristol and Providence, visit the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) website.

GoProvidence Visitors Guide

Read through the latest issue of the GoProvidence guide to find out more about Providence and Rhode Island as a whole. Browse through its listings to plan where to stay and what to do while here.

Visitor Information Center

The Visitor Information Center is located at the Rhode Island Convention Center in the heart of downtown Providence.

Air Travel

The award-winning Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport (PVD) is just 10 minutes away. The airport's InterLink hub offers convenient transportation options once here.

Moving To Providence

Thinking about moving to the Providence area? Or are you new to the city or state? You'll find a wealth of information about what's going on in Providence and beyond throughout our website.


Find out what the weather will be like when you plan on visiting the Providence area.


Rhode Island is easy to reach by air, rail or highway. Once here we offer ample car rentals, limousine and charter bus options.

Colleges & Universities

Providence is known as an epicenter of higher education, with eight college and university campuses located in the city. This concentration of faculty and students adds energy to the city and makes an enduring impact on the creative and intellectual landscape of the community. 

Getaway Packages

Whether searching for a bargain, a romantic weekend, or a vacation tailored to a specific interest or special event, getaway packages are a quick and easy way to plan your trip. Make the most of your visit with our wide array of special getaways. 

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