Outdoor Activities in Providence

Outdoor activities in Providence are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Providence comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Providence and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Providence has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Providence.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Providence:

  1. #1 of 69 Outdoors Activities in Providence
    - Used in 565 itineraries
    Historic Federal Hill

    Tags: Neighborhoods

    Address: Federal Hill Providence, RI

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This neighborhood is probably half the reason people even visit the city of Providence. Also known as Little Italy, this is a fantastic place to hunt down eateries, art galleries, a diverse range of s...Read more

  2. #2 of 69 Outdoors Activities in Providence
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    Brown University

    Tags: Library, Architecture , University

    Address: Providence, RI 02912

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Even if you aren't planning on enrolling at the University here, it's worth checking out this historic 143 acre campus for its lovely layout, elegant Georgian and Victorian architecture, and student w...Read more

  3. #3 of 69 Outdoors Activities in Providence
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    Rhode Island State House

    Tags: Heritage Building

    Address: 82 Smith St, Providence, RI 02903

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    This beautiful neoclassical building of white marble was constructed in 1904. It houses the Rhode Island general assembly, the offices of the governor, the lieutenant governor, Secretary of State and ...Read more

  4. #4 of 69 Outdoors Activities in Providence
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    Benefit Street

    Tags: Walking Area, Streets

    Address: Benefit St, Providence, RI

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    From north to south between Providence River and Brown University, Benefit Street is an architectural delight! After the founding of the city, the 1.2 mile long road was laid down ‘for the benef...Read more

  5. #5 of 69 Outdoors Activities in Providence
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    Swan Point Cemetery

    Tags: Historical Site, Cemetery

    Address: 585 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI 02906

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This prestigious cemetery, established in 1846, has spread incrementally from 60 acres to over 200 acres in the present day. So many important historical figures and dignitaries have been interred her...Read more

  6. #6 of 69 Outdoors Activities in Providence
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    Dunkin' Donuts Center

    Tags: Sport, Arena

    Address: 1 La Salle Square, Providence, RI 02903

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built as a men's basketball indoor arena, this facility constructed in 1972 has gone on to become a multi-purpose Center used for everything from hockey, wrestling, to concerts, Comic Cons and convent...Read more

  7. #7 of 69 Outdoors Activities in Providence
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    Thayer Street

    Tags: Streets

    Address: Thayer St, Providence, RI 02906

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Providence has a student's town and students down need Student streets. The street’s eclectic collection of independent shops and restaurants make it a popular spot for the younger crowd of the ...Read more

  8. #8 of 69 Outdoors Activities in Providence
    Providence Place Mall

    Tags: Entertainment, Mall, Shopping Center

    Address: 1 Providence Pl, Providence, RI 02903

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    This mall’s location is unique. It straddles the Woonasquatucket River, faces the Waterplace park, is next to the Rhode Island State House, just north of the Dunkin' Donuts and Rhode Island Conv...Read more

  9. #9 of 69 Outdoors Activities in Providence
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    Water Place Park And Riverwalk

    Tags: Park, Walking Area, Concert

    Address: 1 Financial Way, Providence, RI 02903

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This four-acre gorgeously landscaped park is a blatant tourist trap. And it’s totally worth it. With cobblestone pathways coursing around the river, Venetian style foot-bridges crossing the wate...Read more