Welcome to Providence

Atop the confluence of the Providence, Moshassuck and Woonasquatucket Rivers, Rhode Island's capital city offers some of the finest urban strolling in New England: around Brown University's historic campus on 18th-century College Hill, along the landscaped Riverwalk trail, and among downtown's handsome streets and lanes with their hipster-y cafes, art-house theaters, fusion restaurants and trendsetting bars.Once... Read More

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$115 Day Trips & Excursions

Martha's Vineyard Day Trip from Providence

Your day trip to Martha's Vineyard from Providence begins with hotel pickup in the morning for the 35-minute drive to the port town of New Bedford, Massachusetts, where you'll hop aboard the SeaStreak Fast Ferry (departs at 9am). During the 1-hour ride, admire views of the New Bedford and Fairhaven seascapes before docking at Oak Bluffs on the island. Your time on Martha's Vineyard is independent to see the attractions that interest you, from historic sites to sandy beaches to seafood restaurants. You can ride the shuttle bus anywhere on the island (own expense; $8 for the whole day), and check out popular locations like the Aquinnah Cliffs, Edgartown Harbor Lighthouse, the gingerbread houses, and more. Or perhaps do some shopping and enjoy the serenity of strolling down island roads without ever leaving Oak Bluffs. Whatever you choose to do, make sure you return to Oak Bluffs in time for the 5:45pm ferry departure back to New Bedford, where you'll be met at the dock by your driver for the return drive to Providence for hotel drop-off.

$12.50 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Departure Transfer: Providence (PVD)

You will need to advise your pickup location, flight details and the time you wish to be picked up in order to complete your reservation. Your transfer purchase will be confirmed within 24 hours of booking, and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver (includes your provider's contact information) -- it's that easy!When your stay is over, you’ll be met at your hotel by a professional driver and driven in a comfortable private vehicle to the Providence TF Green Airport (PVD). Choose from either a sedan, for up to three passengers, a sports utility vehicle, for up to five passengers, or a stretch limousine, for up to eight passengers. This airport transportation service operates from Newport, Providence, Warwick, Smithfield, North Kingstown or Bristol accommodations.Price is per person, based on three passengers per sedan, five per sports utility vehicle or eight per limousine.

$12.50 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Arrival Transfer: Providence (PVD)

When making a booking for this private arrival transfer from the Providence TF Green Airport to your chosen destination, you will need to advise your flight details and your destination details to complete your reservation. Your transfer will be confirmed within 24 hours of booking, and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. It's that easy!Upon arrival at the Providence TF Green Airport (PVD), you'll be met by your professional driver. Choose from either a sedan, for up to three passengers, a sports utility vehicle, for up to five passengers, or a stretch limousine, for up to eight passengers. Once you’re settled comfortably in your spacious private vehicle, you’ll be driven straight to your Newport, Providence, Warwick, Smithfield, North Kingstown or Bristol. accommodation.Price is per person, based on three passengers per sedan, five per sports utility vehicle or eight per limousine.

$269 Day Trips & Excursions

NYC Day Trip from Providence, RI by Rail

All aboard! Leave the traffic problems at home while you relax aboard an Amtrak Regional train for a day in New York. Take a nap on the comfortable roomy seats or stop by the Café Car. Before you know it, you'll be in Pennsylvania Station, New York. With a mid-morning arrival, it's just a few blocks to pick up your included tickets for a memorable hop-on hop-off tour of New York. Stay on the bus or hop off at the stop of your choice. There's something to do at nearly every stop on a variety of loop tours. Visit museums, observatories, theaters, zoos, boat rides, and even a WWII aircraft carrier and a space shuttle. All are everlasting fun even if you've experienced them before. Enjoy the new One World Trade Center Observatory with a stop at the 9/11 Memorial Pool. Visit Brooklyn, the hottest, hippest upcoming area of New York with galleries, micro breweries, coffee bars galore and plenty of history! As you travel back to midtown, enjoy a meal at a local Times Square restaurant. After visiting the original MACY's flagship store, you're just three blocks from Pennsylvania Station for the return trip to Providence, RI. You'll probably be thinking what to plan for the next New York trip!

$159 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip from Providence to Boston by Rail

Take the kids for a one-day experience of one of the USA's oldest cities, Boston. Founded in 1630, over 100 years before the Declaration of Independence, Boston was the site of the beginning of the Revolutionary War and three of the Declaration signers are buried there -- Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Robert Treat Paine.After a relaxing railroad trip from Providence, enjoy a tour around the city, where you can hop on and off to see the many sites including Boston Common, the USS Constitution, Faneuil Hall, the Old State House and so much more. See the story, the ships and more at the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum. If you're a sports fan, take a side trip to see famous Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox! With all that touring you'll enjoy your included 2-course lunch at Hard Rock Cafe with Priority Seating. Go to the front of the line and show the hostess your voucher and you'll be escorted to your seat in no time. After a memorable day like this, the kids will be fast asleep on the evening train back to Take the kids for a one-day experience of one of the USA's oldest cities, Boston. Founded in 1630, over 100 years before the Declaration of Independence, Boston was the site of the beginning of the Revolutionary War and three of the Declaration signers are buried there -- Samuel Adams, John Hancock, and Robert Treat Paine.After a relaxing railroad trip from Providence, enjoy a tour around the city, where you can hop on and off to see the many sites including Boston Common, the USS Constitution, Faneuil Hall, the Old State House and so much more. See the story, the ships and more at the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum. If you're a sports fan, take a side trip to see famous Fenway Park, home of the Red Sox! With all that touring you'll enjoy your included 2-course lunch at Hard Rock Cafe with Priority Seating. Go to the front of the line and show the hostess your voucher and you'll be escorted to your seat in no time. After a memorable day like this, the kids will be fast asleep on the evening train back to Providence, RI.

$129 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Providence WaterFire Festival Day Trip

Join us as we travel to Providence Rhode Island where we will enjoy an Italian lunch served family style. After lunch we will visit Federal Hill where you may explore and find your own dessert among the numerous pastry shops. Perhaps you will want to save some for a late snack!In the afternoon we will board the Venetian Gondolas for a ride through the canals. The gondolas have been imported from Venice and are the same boats used throughout the canal system of Venice. Your oars man will sing Italian songs to you; we will have cheese & crackers and an ice bucket with glasses so that you may enjoy your favorite beverage (bring your beverage with you). Each Gondola seats a maximum of six passengers for a half hour ride. Gondolas leave every 15 minutes with six passengers. While you are waiting for your Gondola, stroll along the banks of the canal and enjoy the festivities. At sunset the canals of Providence will be illuminated by 100 bonfires lit to synchronized music.Opening ceremonies start at an hour before sunset. November show is a moving salute to Veterans. Departure times will change due to the change in the sunset times.