Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Are you ready for some football? Consider the pluses of staying (and playing) in Providence. The accessible capital city features fast, convenient rail service (MBTA) that runs directly to Gillette Stadium, affordable hotel options, and plenty of downtime diversions. Save some money for seats. Providence is a winning — and cost effective — call.

Getting Here:

Green AirportRhode Island boasts one of the region's easiest and most convenient airports in award-winning Rhode Island T.F. Green International Airport, located just 10 minutes from Downtown Providence. The airport was recently named one of the best domestic airports in the country by Travel + Leisure and the convenient InterLink station provides fast rail service to Downtown Providence and Gillette Stadium. 

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Staying Here: 

Providence and the surrounding communities offer a wide range of accommodation options for the visiting fan. Avoid the challenge flag from your friends and family. Check out our detailed hotel section for precisely the right call. 

Playing Here:

Providence, Rhode Island has earned a national reputation as an emerging culinary destination. So if you're planning on dining while in town (and why wouldn't you?), there are plenty of places in the area that are a winning choice.


  • 100 Fountain Street
  • (401) 621-8467

If local beer makes you cheer, check out Trinity Brewhouse and Union Station Brewery. Locally brewed beer can also be found at various watering holes throughout the city. Keep an eye out for Revival Brewing, Moniker Brewery, Foolproof Brewing, and local mainstay Narragansett Brewery

On the city's East Side, you can find scores of comfortable and classy establishments, like Red Stripe and the Waterman Grille, which often offer drink specials in addition to their full menus. 


Federal Hill, the city's Little Italy, has a scores of great restaurants.  It's been named one of the best Little Italy's in the country (Mario Batali and USA Today).  Featuring a variety of excellent restaurants and shops, this is a great visit for nightlife as well.

Looking for something a little more upscale? Here are some of the best restaurants in the region:


  • 194 Washington Street
  • (401) 272-7811

While You're There:

Lastly, while you are at Gillette, take advantage of the fantastic shopping and entertainment opportunities at Patriot Place.  Featuring brand new stores, tempting dining and the exhilarating Hall at Patriot Place experience, it's a winning season all year long.

Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon

Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon

The Hall is technologically advanced, interactive experience for football fans of all ages. The Hall honors the greatest players and most memorable moments in team history. Don't miss the Lombardi Trophies.