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The City of Providence, RI

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Providence is a popular city in the state of Rhode Island with a total of 171,909 residents living there. Providence is ranked as the first most populated city in Rhode Island and the 125th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Providence County. The largest nearby city to Providence is Brockton, approximately 27 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Providence, including Frank's Sandwich Shop, Spike's Junkyard Dogs, Hope Creamery, Shep's Dogs and Li an Cafe. For a larger selection of Providence restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Providence Museums and/or Arenas, including the Pizzitola Sports Center - Brown University, Roger Williams National Memorial, Governor Henry Lippitt House, Rhode Island School of Design Museum and Dunkin' Donuts Center - Providence College. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Providence please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 3 airports are located in or near Providence:
- Newport State Airport (NPT)
- Providence T.F. Green Airport (PVD)
- Worcester Regional Airport (ORH)

Providence, Rhode Island Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Providence
In the month of April, Providence experiences an average high temperature of 58 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in April are usually about 39 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.16 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Providence with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 39 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Providence to receive an average of 3.99 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.59 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 104 degrees in the summer and as low as -17 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Providence should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 61 degrees, and nighttime lows of 42.


                                                                                    
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Providence, Rhode Island Attractions

#1 Course At Ponkapoag Golf Club Canton Massachusetts
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#1 Course at Ponkapoag Golf Club  - , Canton,
The #1 Course at Ponkapoag Golf Club is a 36 hole public golf course in Norfolk County Massachusetts. Built in 1933, this Canton course designed by Donald Ross is open apr 1 to nov 15. For tee time information call the pro shop at 781-828-4242. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.

 


Address: 2167 Washington St, Canton, MA 2021
Abbotsford Boston Massachusetts Roxbury
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Abbotsford (Boston, Massachusetts)  - , Roxbury,
Abbotsford, now the Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, is a historic house at 300 Walnut Avenue in Boston. The museum is dedicated to black visual arts heritage worldwide, and presents historical and contemporary exhibitions in many media, including painting, sculpture, graphics, photography and decorative arts. The museum is operated by the National Center of Afro-American Artists.
Adams National Historical Park Quincy Massachusetts
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Adams National Historical Park  - , Quincy,
Adams National Historical Park, formerly Adams National Historic Site, in Quincy, Massachusetts, preserves the home of Presidents of the United States John Adams and John Quincy Adams, of U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain, Charles Francis Adams, and of the writers and historians Henry Adams and Brooks Adams.

 

Agganis Arena Boston University Massachusetts
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Agganis Arena - Boston University  - , Boston,
Agganis Arena is a 7,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Boston, Massachusetts.

 

 

 

Arnold Arboretum Harvard University Massachusetts
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Arnold Arboretum  - , Harvard University,
The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is an arboretum located in the Jamaica Plain and Roslindale sections of Boston, Massachusetts. It was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and is the second largest "link" in the Emerald Necklace.

 

Artillery Company Of Newport Rhode Island
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Artillery Company of Newport  - Newport,
The Newport Artillery Company in Newport, Rhode Island was chartered in 1741 by King George II of Britain. The Company served in wars from the French and Indian War to the Spanish American War.

 

 

Babcock Arboretum Eastern Nazarene College Massachusetts
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Babcock Arboretum  - , Eastern Nazarene College,
The Eastern Nazarene College is a Christian college of the liberal arts and sciences in Quincy, Massachusetts near Boston, in the New England region of the United States. Known for excellence in science and religion education and for a distinctive liberal arts core curriculum, its academic programs are primarily undergraduate with some professional graduate education offered. The residential campus, in Wollaston Park near Quincy Bay, is served by the Wollaston MBTA station, and was once the summer home of Boston mayor Josiah Quincy, Jr.
Battleship Cove Fall River Massachusetts
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Battleship Cove  - , Fall River,
Battleship Cove, located in Fall River, Massachusetts, is a nonprofit maritime museum and war memorial that traces its origins to the wartime crew of the World War II battleship USS Massachusetts. This dedicated veterans group was responsible for the donation of the decommissioned vessel from the Navy and its subsequent public display in Fall River, Massachusetts. Formally registered as the U.S.S. Massachusetts Memorial Committee, Inc.
Beaver River Golf Club Richmond Rhode Island
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Beaver River Golf Club  - , Richmond,
The Beaver River Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Washington County Rhode Island. designed by 2001 is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 401-539-6022. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.

 


Address: 343 Kingstown Rd, Richmond, RI 2892
Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Jamestown Rhode Island
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Beavertail Lighthouse Museum  - Jamestown,
Beavertail Lighthouse, built in 1749, was and still is the premier lighthouse in Rhode Island in the US, especially for entrance into Narragansett Bay. The 45-foot lighthouse lies on the southernmost point of Conanicut Island in the town of Jamestown, Rhode Island in Beavertail State Park. The light has been reconstructed multiple times since its erection, most recently after the Hurricane of 1938. Restoration projects have come and gone since.
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Providence, Rhode Island Hotels

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Providence Marriott Downtown
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Providence Marriott Downtown
1 Orms St
Providence, RI 02904

 

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Christopher Dodge House
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Christopher Dodge House
11 West Park St
Providence, RI 02908

 

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Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
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Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
5 Avenue Of The Arts
Providence, RI 02903

 

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Courtyard By Marriott Providence Downtown
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Courtyard By Marriott Providence Downtown
32 Exchange Ter
Providence, RI 02903

 

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Dolce Villa
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Dolce Villa
63 De Pasquale Plaza
Providence, RI 02903

 

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Providence Biltmore Hotel
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Providence Biltmore Hotel
11 Dorrance St
Providence, RI 02903

 

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Omni Providence Hotel
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Omni Providence Hotel
1 W Exchange St
Providence, RI 02903

 

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Hampton Inn & Suites Providence Downtown
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Hampton Inn & Suites Providence Downtown
58 Weybosset Street
Providence, RI 02903

 

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Hilton Providence
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Hilton Providence
21 Atwells Ave
Providence, RI 02903

 

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The Hotel Providence
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The Hotel Providence
139 Mathewson Street
Providence, RI 02903

 

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Providence, Rhode Island Restaurants

This is a list of Providence Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Fast Foods & Carry Out and Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shops. Happy Dining!

 
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Shep's Dogs
116 Greeley Street
Providence, RI 02904
(401)272-9265
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Li an Cafe
605 Charles Street
Providence, RI 02904
(401)273-3888
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Hope Creamery
569 Branch Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
(401)454-0407
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Spike's Junkyard Dogs
485 Branch Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
(401)861-6888
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Frank's Sandwich Shop
819 Charles Street
Providence, RI 02904
(401)273-2361
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Just Breakfast
819 Charles Street
Providence, RI 02904
(401)490-6427
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Golden Palace Chinese Restaurant
744 Branch Av
Providence, RI 02904
(401)272-2043
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Mc Donalds of Branch Avenue
736 Branch Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
(401)273-7260
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Fornello
16 Josephine Street
North Providence, RI 02904
(401)722-5599
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Siam Square
442 Smithfield Ave
Providence, RI 02904
(401)272-1168
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