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Ultimate Providence Self-Driving Audio Tour

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Features

Free cancellation available
3h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Multiple languages
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Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    GPS Map

  • What's included

    Audios and Text

  • What's included

    Online Support

  • What's excluded

    Admission to Paid Attractions

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Wedding Cake House

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Barnaby Castle

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Rhode Island State House

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Providence City Hall

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Providence Children's Museum

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - John Brown House Museum

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Providence Athenaeum

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - The Stephen Hopkins House

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - RISD Museum

  • What's excluded

    Entry/Admission - Lippitt House Museum

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Near public transport

  • Transport is wheelchair accessible

  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible

  • Most travellers can participate

  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

  • 1 Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI 02903, USA

  • Departure time:

    3/19/2020 - 3/13/2022


    Monday - Sunday:06:00 AM - 11:30 PM


What you can expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Rhode Island Convention Centre, 1 Sabin St, Providence, RI 02903-1841

Our Providence adventure sets off from the Convention Centre city centre! We first head into the historic Federal Hill area – home to both history and the city's best restaurants.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Garbaldi Square, Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903, USA

We enter through the Welcome Gateway, featuring the iconic pineapple. We'll learn about how this area grew & changed over the years – including the infamous Macaroni Riots and the secret of the Coin-O-Matic!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: De Pasquale Square, Providence, RI 02903, USA

Our journey takes us past Providence's DePasquale Square and we'll learn about this “beating heart” of Federal Hill.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Holy Ghost Church, 472 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02909-1088

We'll approach the historic Holy Ghost Church and learn about the diverse communities it serves.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Luongo Square, Providence, RI, USA

Next, we'll explore two small but historic squares – Luongo and Canonicus.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Cranston Street Armoury, 310 Cranston St, Providence, RI 02907, USA

This brings us to one of the most beautiful stops on our tour! The yellow-brick, copper-crenelated Cranston Street Armoury is one of the most monumental structures in Providence.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Dexter Training Ground, Parade St & Willow St, Providence, RI 02909, USA

Our journey continues past the Dexter Training Ground. Here we'll learn about the Dorr Rebellion, Ebenezer Knight Dexter, and more.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Wedding Cake House, 514 Broadway, Providence, RI 02909, USA

This brings us to the extravagantly embellished “Wedding Cake” house which reflects the euphoric froth of new money.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Barnaby Castle, 299 Broadway, Providence, RI 02903, USA

We'll also pass the eclectic Barnaby Castle and learn about the unique visionary behind it's design. This is Providence's only “castle”!

Duration: 11 minutes

Stop At: AS220, 115 Empire St, Providence, RI 02903, USA

Next, we'll see AS220, an arts organisation that grew from a single room to three buildings and helped define Providence as “The Creative Capital”.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Trinity Repertory Company, 201 Washington St, Providence, RI 02903-3226

This brings us to Tony Award-winning Trinity Rep, one of the last resident acting companies in the US

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Rhode Island State House, 82 Smith St, Providence, RI 02903-1105

Our journey continues to the Providence State House: one of the grandest statehouses in the US belongs to the country's smallest state!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Waterplace Park, Memorial Blvd, Providence, RI 02903, USA

We'll pass by Waterplace Park, which represents a vital part of early Providence history.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Providence City Hall, Kennedy Plaza, Providence, RI 02903

This brings us to the Providence City Hall, made of cast iron and masonry.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kennedy Plaza, Providence, RI 02903, USA

Then, we'll continue through Kennedy Plaza, Providence's transport hub.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Arcade Providence, 65 Weybosset St, Providence, RI 02903, USA

We'll pass the unique Arcade, which features two slightly different facades.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Grace Episcopal Church, 300 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02903, USA

Amongst the banks and businesses of bustling Westminster Street, we'll see Grace Episcopal Church. It's bells ring every day on the half-hour… since 1861.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Providence Performing Arts Centre, 220 Weybosset St, Providence, RI 02903-3707

Our journey takes us past the vibrant Providence Performing Arts Centre, innovative Wexford Science & Technology building, and historic Doyle House.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Providence Children's Museum, 100 South St, Providence, RI 02903-4749

We'll also pass the eye-catching Providence Children's Museum - you definitely won't miss this!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Benefit Street, Providence, RI

This brings us to beautiful Benefit street, comprised of wood-frame homes from the 18th century.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: John Brown House Museum, 52 Power St, Providence, RI 02906-1012

Success, ambition, and glamour dominate Benefit Street. We'll see the John Brown house next. The Brown family became wealthy from the shipping business, which included privateering, the Triangular Slave Trade, and the China Trade.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: First Unitarian Church of Providence, 1 Benevolent St at Benefit St., Providence, RI 02906-1102

This brings us to the Providence First Unitarian Church, a Federal-style building with classical arches and urns combined with soaring pointed Gothic style windows with delicate tracery decoration.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Providence Athenaeum, 251 Benefit St, Providence, RI 02903-2709

We'll also see the Athenaeum, once frequented by Edgar Allen Poe.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Stephen Hopkins House, 15 Hopkins St Corner of Benefit & George Sts., Providence, RI 02903

We'll also see the Hopkins House. Stephen Hopkins, signer of the Declaration of Independence, a ten-time governor of RI and Chief Justice of the RI Supreme Court bought this house in 1743.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Memorial Park, S Main St, Providence, RI 02903, USA

This brings us to memorial park, featuring WWI, WWII, and Holocaust memorials.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: RISD Museum, 20 N Main St, Providence, RI 02903, USA

We're now near RISD, the Rhode Island School of Design. This acclaimed school also features a truly unique museum.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Brown University, 1 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912-9127

Our journey brings us to the peaceful greenery of Brown University's campus! We can admire this Ivy League's quaint architecture as we drive by.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lippitt House Museum, 199 Hope St, Providence, RI 02906, USA

This brings us to the Lippitt House. Textile merchant Henry Lippitt, his wife, and his six children lived in this opulent Italian Renaissance Revival house. It was a testament to the burgeoning wealth of industrial Providence.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906-5034

Fittingly, we'll end the tour at Providence's historic Swan Point Cemetery. You've now covered every part of this historic city!

Duration: 10 minutes

Cleaning and safety practices

Safety measures

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  • Providence Rhode Island

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    • Convention Center, Providence, RI, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    • Providence Rhode Island

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