SPECIALTY TOURS OF PROVIDENCE
Providence Tour Company amplifies the value of Providence’s historic and cultural assets by incorporating them into cohesive narratives, delivered in an informative and enjoyable way. Our mission is to educate, inspire, and delight visitors of the Creative Capital and provide a one-stop comprehensive way for people to experience the spirit of Providence.
From sightseeing tours to food tours, our partnerships with local business owners and the expertise of our guides make our experiences among the most authentic and enjoyable in the city. Whatever brings you to the Creative Capital, Providence Tour Company has an experience for you.
MEET OUR GUIDES
Bradly J. VanDerStad, Executive Director / Founder
It was Bradly's love of Providence that led him to create the Providence Tour Company. Bradly is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University and holds a degree in tourism: he loves the city so much, he even got a tattoo of it on his arm! Without a doubt, Bradly is among the most qualified guides in Providence.
Jimbo Viafore, Operations Lead
A born and bred New Englander, Jimbo returned home after nearly 12 years away. Traveling is on his mind all day, and he has already visited 40 countries and 45 states! Jimbo holds a tour guide certification with the International Tour Management Institute, so he really knows his stuff. In his free time, Jimbo is an avid movie-watcher, huge foodie, and studies 7 different languages.
Mark Godin, Tour Guide
Apart from four years at university, Mark is a lifelong resident of Rhode Island. Although his present career brings him to all corners of the globe, he is always looking forward to returning to his beloved home. Come and discover Providence with Mark (in English or French!)
Sara Dager, Tour Guide
Sara is an event organizer, writer, and visual artist. She has a passion for the funky architecture, rich history, and memorable music scene of Providence. When she’s not booking shows at venues around the city or putting the finishing touches on a large scale collage, you can find her checking out a new spot on the East Bay Bike Path with a large Del's and a solid folk punk playlist.
Jeremy Denis, Tour Guide
As a lifelong Rhode Islander Jeremy is very passionate about showing off the beautiful city he calls home. Jeremy is a recent graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a degree in Tourism. When not giving yours, you can see him exploring the many coffee shops in Providence and enjoying the Providence food scene. Come and discover Providence with Jeremy.
Walk pace was perfect so I could take in all the sights along the way. I enjoyed getting to hear about Providence and the little gems Bradly shared were really cool. I would recommend him for sure.
Francis C., Yelp