In 1636, Roger Williams, a dissident preacher, and his followers settled at the head of Narragansett Bay to enjoy the religious and political freedom denied them in Massachusetts. Today the Greater Providence area is the economic focal point of Rhode Island.
Providence is the place for you whether your interests lie in architecture, art, gourmet food, history, music, nature, or shopping. Benefit Street boasts the most impressive concentration of original colonial homes in America, Federal Hill is Providence's own 'Little Italy' with gourmet Italian restaurants, sidewalk cafes, specialty shops, and boutiques.
Thayer Street, on College Hill, is the social focal point for Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design. The street features more than 100 boutiques and international restaurants.
Waterplace Park and Riverwalk is the focal point of Providence's revitalized downtown. Wickenden Street, located on Providence's East Side, features an eclectic collection of shops, galleries, restaurants, and coffeehouses.
With more than 400 miles of coastline, Rhode Island provides ample opportunities for fun in the sun. The 'Ocean State' features 100 public and private beaches, more than 85 marinas, 28 yacht clubs, and 100 public launching sites.
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Come and discover Providence, a vibrant city found at the head of Providence Bay. Let Rhode Islando's only first-class, full-service airport hotel, Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel, introduce you to the finest Providence has to offer.
Welcome to one of the country's most innovative classrooms! The Radisson Airport Hotel is a practical education facility of Johnson and Wales University, the world's leader in hospitality and culinary education.
The La Quinta Inn Suites Warwick Providence Airport is located five miles from Providence Center For Performing Arts, Providence Civic Center and Convention Center and RI School of Design, 20 miles from University of Rhode Island and five miles from downtown.
Attached to the Rhode Island Convention Center and the newly opened Providence Place Mall located in the heart of downtown, The Westin Providence - with its glass-domed rotunda, red brick tower and stately decor - reflects the region's rich historic heritage.