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Providence River

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Good to stroll

A good place to stroll through Providence as there is even a gondola if you want to be romantic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
30Paul27
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
Not just for Waterfire

Everyone comes down to the Providence RIver for Waterfire nights, but it is also a great place to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
panama2000
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Providence, Rhode Island
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River running by Providence's popular Waterplace Park and Riverwalk.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Providence, RI
Fox Point
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good place to stroll through Providence as there is even a gondola if you want to be romantic. Pleasant place to walk along

Thank 30Paul27
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everyone comes down to the Providence RIver for Waterfire nights, but it is also a great place to take a walk anytime.

Thank panama2000
Reviewed 5 September 2016

In the nicer weather a walk along the Providence River is a great activity. It has been renovated and there are many restaurants and a large mall adjacent, There are a number of great events during the summer including the Waterfire. A go to event.

Thank frugalarnie
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We took a walk along the river. It was very pleasant. They were preparing for the firewater event that evening. It was quiet and clean. There are restaurants near by. We were hoping for one with a view of the river. I think they are...More

Thank Max P
Reviewed 22 June 2016

this is avery pretty city. You will love it if ytou love a gigantic mall right downtown. Its sad that everything is a franchise.

Thank auntalice2016
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I enjoyed walks along the Providence River! The river is accessible across from the mall and includes a walkable path.

Thank bcfritch
Reviewed 20 May 2016

To walk along the river is wonderful. So clean. Wish the weather was sunny and warm. All weekend damp and cold.

Thank DEAN Q
Reviewed 16 April 2016

The Providence River flows through downtown Providence by the State House and the mall area. There are several restaurants and bars along the river and it's nice during Waterfire to watch as the gondolas set the fires. Waterfire gets very crowded, but if you don't...More

1  Thank Heather R
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Strolling along the Providence River provides the opportunity to see the city and enjoy the flow of the water. The walk from the capital building to the Stone Bank is especially nice.

Thank Lynn1950
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Good place to relax, enjoy leisure walk. There is a long pedestrian road alongside the river where you can walk and enjoy city's views.

1  Thank Ankur_traveller
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