5 days in Providence & Pawtucket Itinerary

5 days in Providence & Pawtucket Itinerary

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Providence
— 3 nights
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Pawtucket
— 1 night
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Providence

— 3 nights

The Renaissance City

Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Providence Flea. Change things up with these side-trips from Providence: Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth), Mystic (Mystic Seaport Museum & Mystic Aquarium) and Plymouth (Plimoth Patuxet & Plymouth Rock). Next up on the itinerary: take in a show at WaterFire, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Roger Williams Park Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of Rhode Island State House, and explore the world behind art at RISD Museum.

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Newark to Providence is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Newark in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 63°F in Providence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can drive to Pawtucket.

Things to do in Providence

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pawtucket

— 1 night
Pawtucket is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. On the 3rd (Tue), walk around Slater Memorial Park, then examine the collection at The Met, and then enjoy some diversion at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience.

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Pawtucket is just a stone's throw from Providence. In September, daily temperatures in Pawtucket can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pawtucket

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums