Providence River, Providence

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  • July 31, 2017
    Walked along the river and took in the "Ring of Fire" event. It was pretty neat. Canoes come in and circle up, then torch bearers come down the steps in the center city, light a torch for a canoe padd...  more »
  • July 31, 2017
    The Providence "river" is more like a canal, a placid, shallow channel that divides College Hill from downtown. You can get across the river on one of the many bridges in 30 seconds. Still, the city h...  more »
  • July 6, 2017
    A good place to stroll through Providence as there is even a gondola if you want to be romantic. Pleasant place to walk along  more »

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Where to stay in Providence

Most of the guest beds in Providence lie in and around downtown; this is the most convenient area to stay in during your visit. Right downtown you'll find a handful of large hotels from national chains. Rooms here can be pricey, but many offer sweeping views of Providence Harbor. Federal Hill features a few locally owned inns, bed and breakfasts, and small hotels in historical buildings. You'll find additional homey establishments around the State House just north of downtown and the College Hill area across the Providence River to the east. Avoid the South Providence area and East Providence across the Seekonk River.
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