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Things To Do in Providence, RI

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson and Wales University

Culinary Arts Museum at Johnson and Wales University

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New England Fast Ferry

New England Fast Ferry

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Central American Festival

Central American Festival

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Metacomet Country Club

Metacomet Country Club

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Ross-Simons

Ross-Simons

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Avon Cinema

Avon Cinema

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John Brown House Museum

John Brown House Museum

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Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra

Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra

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AS220

AS220

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Roger Williams Park Botanical Center

Roger Williams Park Botanical Center

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Garden City Center

Garden City Center

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Providence Bruins

Providence Bruins

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Providence Ghost Tour

Providence Ghost Tour

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Local Resources in Providence, RI

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

The University of Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island

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Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

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Hasbro Children's Hospital

Hasbro Children's Hospital

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Fox Providence

Fox Providence

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The Providence Journal

The Providence Journal

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Green Airport

Green Airport

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Dish Network

Dish Network

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