Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Providence

Enjoy the area's history, entertainment and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in Providence. This city's island views, shopping and university setting draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Kennedy Plaza and Rhode Island State Capitol Building. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Providence

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Providence a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alex and Ani City Center (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • India Point Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • WaterFire Providence (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Triggs Memorial Golf Course (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Roger Williams Park Carousel Village (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Providence

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Providence. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kennedy Plaza (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Roger Williams Park Zoo (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Waterplace Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Memorial Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Roger Williams National Memorial (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Prospect Terrace Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Providence

Fly into Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), the closest airport, located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Pawtucket, RI (SFZ-North Central State), which is 7.7 mi (12.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Providence Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Providence?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 176 holiday rentals around Providence. From 58 Houses to 81 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Providence is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Providence?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Providence:

  • Federal Hill: 33 holiday homes
  • Blackstone: 20 holiday homes
  • Fox Point: 22 holiday homes
  • Ward 13: 43 holiday homes
  • Elmhurst: 23 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Providence?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Providence. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Providence College: 258 holiday rentals
  • Bank of America Tower: 281 holiday rentals
  • The Sentinel Dog: 326 holiday rentals
  • Providence City Hall: 281 holiday rentals
  • Old State House: 275 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Providence listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Providence?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 58 Houses in Providence. Our other popular types of Providence holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 81 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 13 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 13 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Providence?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Providence. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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