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Parks

India Point Park Gano St, Providence, RI 02903 (401) 785-9450
Rolling hills, soccer fields & water views in this small green space accessible by pedestrian walk
Prospect Terrace Congdon St & Cushing St, Providence, RI 02906 401) 785-9450
Small, hilltop park has a monument to Roger Williams & choice views of the city skyline at dusk
Burnside Park 2 Kennedy Plaza, Providence, RI 02903 (401) 331-5544
Local park with a fountain & a statue of namesake Civil War general Ambrose Burnside atop a horse
Waterplace Park 1 Financial Way, Providence, RI 02903
A site for art installations & concerts, this riverside locale also adjoins downtown walking paths
Lincoln Woods State Park 2 Manchester Print Works Rd, Lincoln, RI 02865 (401) 723-7892
Family-friendly park with a beach for swimming, fishing & kayaking plus trails for biking & horses
Roger Williams Park Zoo 1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02905 (401) 785-3510
Popular park with both attractions & green space filled with ponds, a rose garden, & public statues
Roger Williams Park Botanical Center 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02905 (401) 785-9450
Sizable public garden featuring 150+ varieties of plants, 2 greenhouses & occasional events
Roger Williams National Memorial 282 N Main St, Providence, RI 02903 401) 521-7266
In honor of Providence’s founder, this memorial park features a visitor center with free exhibits.
Blackstone Park Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906 (401) 785-9450
This open-space area with woods, meadows & ponds offers walking, fishing & nature viewing.
Slater Memorial Park RR 1A, Pawtucket, RI 02860 (401) 728-0500
Tennis courts, bike trails, & picnic sites fill this park with seasonal events & the Looff Carousel.
Haines Memorial State Park Barrington, RI 02806 401) 253-7482
Bayside green space with a boating ramp, cycling trail, playing fields & seasonal farmer’s market
Goddard Memorial State Park 1095 Ives Rd, East Greenwich, RI 02818 (401) 884-2010
Recreational destination with picnic sites, lawns, woods, horse trails & a 9-hole golf course
Belmont Park Warwick, RI 02888 (401) 738-2000
Snake Den State Park 2321 Hartford Avenue, Johnston, RI 02919
Largely undeveloped 1,000-acre property featuring walking trails, fall foliage & a working farm
Colt State Park Route 114, Bristol, RI 02809 (401) 253-7482

Museums

 

RISD Museum 20 N Main St, Providence, RI 02903 (401) 454-6500
Design-school affiliate showcasing masterworks of fine art & many other holdings in 5 buildings
John Brown House Museum Brown University

52 Power St, Providence, RI 02906

(401) 273-7507
Museum features social & cultural history of early America told through guided & audio tours.
Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology Brown University

21 Prospect St, Providence, RI 02912

(401) 863-2065
Providence Children’s Museum 100 South St, Providence, RI 02903 (401) 273-5437
Hands-on creative learning environment with active programs & a focus on play for young children.
Museum of Natural History and Planetarium Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907 (401) 680-7221
Museum & planetarium with a vast array of archaeological artifacts offers family & school programs
Culinary Arts Museum 315 Harborside Blvd, Providence, RI 02905 (401) 598-2805
Johnson & Wales University museum with educational displays of historic culinary equipment & menus
Cape Verdean Museum Exhibit 1003 Waterman Ave, East Providence, RI 02914 (401) 228-7292
Tomaquag Museum 390 Summit Rd, Exeter, RI 02822 (401) 491-9063
Bristol Art Museum 10 Wardwell St, Bristol, RI 02809 (401) 253-4400
Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Beavertail Rd, Jamestown, RI 02835 (401) 423-3270
Restored 45-foot historic lighthouse with keepers’ buildings housing exhibits & seasonal hours.
Prospect Terrace Congdon St & Cushing St, Providence, RI 02906 401) 785-9450
Small, hilltop park has a monument to Roger Williams & choice views of the city skyline at dusk
Burnside Park 2 Kennedy Plaza, Providence, RI 02903 (401) 331-5544
Local park with a fountain & a statue of namesake Civil War general Ambrose Burnside atop a horse
Waterplace Park 1 Financial Way, Providence, RI 02903
A site for art installations & concerts, this riverside locale also adjoins downtown walking paths
Lincoln Woods State Park 2 Manchester Print Works Rd, Lincoln, RI 02865 (401) 723-7892
Family-friendly park with a beach for swimming, fishing & kayaking plus trails for biking & horses
Roger Williams Park Zoo 1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02905 (401) 785-3510
Popular park with both attractions & green space filled with ponds, a rose garden, & public statues
Roger Williams Park Botanical Center 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02905 (401) 785-9450
Sizable public garden featuring 150+ varieties of plants, 2 greenhouses & occasional events

 

Beaches

 

East State Beach, Charlestown East Beach Road, Charlestown. (401) 322-0450
Gooseberry Beach, Newport 130 Ocean Ave., Newport. (401) 847-3958
Sachuest (Second) Beach, Middletown 474 Sachuest Point Rd., Middletown. (401) 849-2822
Narragansett Town Beach, Narragansett Boston Neck Road, Narragansett. (401) 789-1044
Napatree Point, Westerly Fort Road, Westerly (401) 315-5399
Roger Wheeler State Beach, Narragansett 100 Sand Hill Cove Rd., Narragansett 401) 789-3563
Goosewing Beach Preserve, Little Compton 125 South Shore Beach, Little Compton (401) 331-7110
Oakland Beach, Warwick Oakland Beach Avenue, Warwick (401) 738-2000

 

Hair Salons

Bliss Salon RI 239 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903 (401) 228-3722
Luminous Salon & Spa 133 Pitman St, Providence, RI 02906 (401) 228-7008
The W Salon 713 Westminster St, Providence, RI 02903 (401) 421-8439
Nina’s Hair Salon 1400 Broad St, Providence, RI 02905 (401) 383-5410
Moss Salon 114 N Main St, Providence, RI 02903 (401) 751-8877
Ello Pretty 60 Valley St #108, Providence, RI 02909 (401) 632-4355

 

Massage Parlors

Butter Day Spa 255 Hope St, Providence, RI 02906 401) 234-1899
Citron Spa 225 Wayland Ave, Providence, RI 02906 401) 861-0908