Day trip

From Providence: Day Trip around Rhode Island

Activity provider: Experience Rhode Island

From Providence: Day Trip around Rhode Island

Activity provider: Experience Rhode Island

From US$ 100 per person

Explore historic Rhode Island during this full-day guided bus tour. Discover the Ocean State and see historic towns, scenic islands, beaches, lighthouses, and mansions.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Spend an entire day exploring Rhode Island to the fullest
  • Admire the scenery of the coastline and the elegance of old mansions
  • Discover the rich history of Providence, Newport, Bristol, and Wickford
Full description
Marveling at scenic views and learn about the history and culture of the Ocean State on this full-day bus tour. Uncover the things that make Rhode Island so attractive, including the quaint New England villages, scenic islands, magnificent beaches, picturesque lighthouses, and spectacular mansions. Start your day meeting up with your expert guide and hop aboard a climate-controlled tour bus as you embark on this full-day journey. Explore the smallest state in America, at 48 miles long and 37 miles wide. Begin in historic Providence and wind your way around the largest estuary in New England. Pass through charming Wickford, stunning Newport, Bristol (deemed America’s most patriotic town), and many other places. Along the way, there will be opportunities for you to get out, take pictures, and see things up close. After a full day of exploration, your tour will conclude where you first met.
  • Air-conditioned tour bus
  • Expert guide
  • Local taxes and fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet your 'Experience Rhode Island' check-in attendant outside the RI Visitor Information Center at the Convention Center across from Omni Hotel entrance. Bus will meet at the crosswalk nearest the convention center. Paid parking at Providence Place Mall, Convention Center, or Empire Lot Restrooms inside the Convention Center

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • Buses are not equipped with wheelchair lifts, however, they do have handrails to assist in climbing up the stairs
  • No restroom facilities on the bus, but options along tour stops
Customer reviews

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Great guide, excellent experience...Thank you!

July 18, 2021

Guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining

September 26, 2021

Our guide Ted, was great! He was funny, knowledgeable and very nice! We had a great time on the trip!!!!

October 13, 2022

Product ID: 389026