- Dunkin Donuts Center
- Providence Performing Arts Center
- McCoy Stadium
- Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
- Providence Waterfire
- Roger Williams Park Zoo
- Trinity Repertory Company
- Providence Children's Museum
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Things to Do in Providence
Our hotel puts you just 10 minutes away from plenty of things to do in Providence, including family-friendly activities, local stadiums and arenas for sports enthusiasts, and Providence cultural attractions for the arts' lover in your group.
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Explore some of our favorite things to do in Providence below and begin planning your trip.
Roger Williams Park
Enjoy great views of downtown and a relaxing place to sit and enjoy the sun. Roger Williams Park is located in the southernmost part of Providence, bordering on neighboring Cranston. The park was designed by Horace Cleveland in 1878, with construction being completed through 1880s.
Located just an eight-minute drive from our hotel. 5mi
Roger Williams Park Zoo
Visit with the animals at Roger Williams Park Zoo, home to over 100 species of mammals, birds, reptiles and more. Exhibits include: Africa, North America, Tropical America, Australasia, Marco Polo Trail and Wetland Trail
Located just a 10-minute drive from our hotel. 5.6mi
Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Add visiting Rhode Island's only natural history museum to your list of things to do in Providence. While you are there enjoy exciting interactive cultural and scientific exhibitions and make sure you don't miss going to a planetarium show.
Located just an 11-minute drive from our hotel. 5.8mi
Providence Children's Museum
Come learn and play at the Providence Children's Museum. Recently renovated, the museum provides a full day of family fun with exhibits, activities and performances.
Locate just a 12-minute drive from our hotel. 7.8mi
Providence Performing Arts Center
Located in the heart of the arts and entertainment district, gather your family and friends together for an exciting night New England's second largest performing arts venue. On your next visit choose from an array of events for an enjoyable night from Broadway shows, plays, contemporary acts, concerts, or community events at Providence's main arts venue.
Located just a 13-minute drive from our hotel. 7.9mi
Trinity Repertory Theater
Located in downtown Providence, the Trinity Repertory Company season has something for everyone. Rhode Island's Tony Award winning theatre, the Trinity Repertory Company presents seven productions per year, including their signature spectacle, The Christmas Carol.
Located just a 13-minute drive from our hotel. 7.9 mi
Dunkin Donuts Center
Home to the AHL Providence Bruins and the Big East Providence College Men’s Basketball team, the Dunkin Donuts Center is New England’s premier multi-use entertainment arena. The center hosts a wide variety of of sporting events, concerts, family shows, trade shows and more.
Located just a 13-minute drive from our hotel. 8mi
During the summer and early fall, take a romantic stroll along the Providence River as the night sky is lit up with over 100 smoldering cauldrons of burning wood that line the downtown river and can be seen from the paths of Waterplace Park and arched bridges along the river. Savor dinner at a downtown restaurant and enjoy the music and entertainment of this annual event. Held on select weekends from June - October.
Located just a 14-minute drive from our hotel. 8.8mi
Come enjoy a home game at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, Rhode Island home to the Pawtucket Red Sox or PawSox, the minor league baseball Triple-A affiliates of the Boston Red Sox.
- Adult ticket prices range from $11 for box seats to $7 for general admission
- Children (12 and younger) and senior citizen tickets are $5
Located just an 18-minute drive from our hotel. 13.5mi