Arts and Cultural
National Museum of American Illustration
With over 2,000 works, the museum is the first museum in the country devoted exclusively illustration. It's located in Newport in the historic mansion called Vernon Court.
Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School
Founded in 1944, the orchestra performs classical works throughout New England and at home. Check their calendar to see which world-renowned guest artists might be featured.
Points of Interest
Founded in 1764, this private Ivy League university is located right in Providence. It's among the 10 oldest institutions of higher learning in the United States.
Dunkin Donuts Center
Also called The Dunk, this indoor arena is the place to see world-class sporting events, music, comedy, and more.
This charming neighborhood is centrally located and is best known for its abundance of tasty Italian restaurants.
Hasbro Children's Hospital
It's the pediatrics wing of Rhode Island Hospital. The doctors there have pioneered numerous procedures, and this facility is at the forefront of fetal surgery, orthopedics, and pediatric neurosurgery.
Explore 11 historic properties from the Gilded Age, all located on 80 acres of gardens and parks. Newport boasts one of America's premier collections of historic house museums, with names like The Breakers, Rosecliff and Marble House.
Providence Children's Museum
This is the only children's museum in the state, and it's the perfect place for kids ages 1 - 11. Bring the whole family and explore the BoneZone, Waterways, the Climber, and so much more.
Founded in 1917, this private Catholic college is known for its programs in liberal arts and sciences. At the master's level, it has been ranked as one of the top two regional universities in the northeast.
Rhode Island Convention Center
With 130,000 square feet of exhibition space and 100,000 square foot exhibit hall, it's the largest convention center in the state.
Rhode Island Hospital
This is the main teaching hospital for Brown University. It's also a major trauma center for southeastern New England and is dedicated to cutting-edge medicine and research.
Roger Williams Park and Zoo
Founded in 1872, it's the third oldest zoo in the nation. Today it houses more than 1,000 animals of 130 species that predominantly live in naturalistic settings. See exhibits such as the Fabric of Africa, Tropical America, Marco Polo Trail, and more.
This award-winning sculpture is by artist Barnaby Evans. On WaterFire evenings, downtown Providence is transformed by 100 bonfires that burn just above the surface of the three rivers that pass through the middle of downtown Providence.
Providence Place Mall
It's the largest shopping mall in the state with 160 stores, boutiques, restaurants, and more.
Sports and Entertainment
Twin River Casino
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, it's an exciting gambling, dining and entertainment destination located in Lincoln, Rhode Island. It boasts 300,000 square feet of gaming space and more than 4,700 slot machines.
- Bank of America
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Citizens Bank
- Fidelity Investment
- Tyco International