About Providence 

  • Founded in 1636, Providence is one of the oldest cities in the US, full of beautiful, historic New England architecture.

  • Providence is the capital and most populous city in Rhode Island

  • Home to 7 Universities, Providence has an energetic vibe with young students, with a walkable downtown area full of restaurants, bars, shopping, and nightlife

  • Top schools in Providence: Brown University (an Ivy League university), Rhode Island School of Design (RISD-ranked the top art and design school in the US), and Johnson and Wales Culinary School (one of the top US culinary schools)

  • Providence is a food mecca, with lots of restaurants of both world ethnic cuisines and local farm-to-table dishes.

  • Just 1 hour from Boston by MBTA Commuter Rail ($10.50) 

  • 3 hours from NY by bus

  • 1 hour from Newport via local bus ($2 per ride)

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