Best of Providence Tour Infant $10.00 / Child $79.00 / Adult $135.00
(We also provide a joint tour of Newport and Providence see website for details)
This small-group tour of Providence, Rhode Island highlights the intricate history of the area while providing beautiful views of the city. You will have the opportunity to experience prominent sites and attractions including: the Rhode Island State House, the John Brown House Museum, a Providence River Boat Co. cruise ride. You will also enjoy a narrated driving tour through the city that passes by and stops at multiple points of interest including: Burnside Park, the Old State House, Prospect Terrace Park and Brown University.
Your tour will begin with pick up directly from your hotel in downtown Providence. Then, we’ll take you on a narrated drive through the city while passing by Burnside Park, along the way to our first stop at the Rhode Island State House. The State House has been described as “one of the grandest state houses in the U.S. for the country’s smallest state.”
After your statehouse visit, we will continue on with a fact-filled, narrated drive through the city while passing by multiple points of interest including: Prospect Terrace Park, the Old State House and Brown University.
Next, we will take a visit to the John Brown House Museum where you will learn about the Brown family who were one of the most wealthy and influential families in the colonies and later in the United States. You will learn about how they lived at the turn of the 18th century, the pressing issues of the time and the role that Rhode Island played in the history of the nation.
Your final stop on the tour is a 50-minute relaxing boat cruise with the Providence River Boat Co. Your ride will take you through the Providence River while highlighting significant historical, nautical, and architectural spots along the way.
At the end of your tour, your guide will bring you back to your hotel in downtown Providence.
All efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website, however it is subject to change. Information is updated in an ongoing manner in partnership with local tourism offices, individual businesses and organizations and via a direct feed from goprovidence.com, discovernewport.org, southcountyri.com and Yelp.com.
Fall - Spring 2023-2024 RHODE ISLAND DIGITAL VISITOR GUIDE