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Welcome to Providence:
A Newcomer's Tour
A Blend of Community and Urban Sophistication
Providence is a perfect blend of the community feel of a small town and the urban sophistication of a big city. This tour introduces guests to all of the essentials of the city, including an overview of Providence and Rhode Island history, architectural marvels, universities, and quirky characters.
"...having, of a sense of God's merciful providence unto me in my distress, called the place Providence... I desired it might be for shelter of persons distressed of conscience."
Roger Williams, Founder of Providence
Sights to See
The Rhode Island State House
The Roger Williams National Memorial
First Baptist Church in America
Rhode Island School of Design
The Turk's Head Building
Providence City Hall
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