Unique Providence Tours

Unique Providence ToursProvidence figures prominently in America's history. As the capitol of Rhode Island and a beacon of the New England area, the city is filled with stories. Experience those stories as they come alive when you take one of the many specialized tours that are available. Your choices range from hearing chilling ghost stories to taking a memorable bay cruise to delving into an informative and entertaining historical journey. Whichever one of these specialized tours you choose, you will surely gain a deeper appreciation for the stories that have all played a part of Providence's fascinating history.

Providence Ghost Tour
Every step you take on the Providence Ghost Tour echoes with a touch of haunted drama. This walking tour explores the East Side of Providence which is the most historic part of the city. Walk by lantern through these dark streets as you hear the expert guide tell you of all of the shadowy goings-on of spirits of years past that still manage to make their presence known in one eerie way or another. This popular tour is available from May until November. Make sure to bring your camera...and someone to hold on to!

Address: 60 Congdon St, Providence, RI 029066 - MAP
Phone: (401) 484-8687
Web: www.providenceghosttour.com

Providence Tours by Deena
There's nothing quite like taking a trip with an old friend. Deena Liffman is like one of those long-lost acquaintances who just has a way with words and never seems to fail to put a smile on your face. That combination of humor, knowledge and fun is what makes Providence Tours by Deena such an enjoyable experience. Deena is a veritable treasure trove of trivia, facts and secrets about the people and places that have played significant roles in the history of Rhode Island's capital city.

Address: Providence, RI
Phone: (401) 944-5134
Web: www.providencetours.blogspot.com

Rhode Island Bay Cruises
The salt air and ocean breeze are the perfect backdrop for the truly unique tour experience that is the Rhode Island Bay Cruises. This is the best way to see Narragansett Bay aboard the luxurious 400-passenger Catamaran Millennium. From this comfortable vantage point, you will see such sites as 10 lighthouses, 10 islands, Historic Fort Adams, Hammersmith Farm, waterfront mansions, the Jamestown and Newport Bridges as well as the Aircraft Carrier USS Forrestal. The catamaran will also glide through Newport Harbor which is filled with sailboats and yachts.

Address: 1347 Roger Williams Way, North Kingstown, RI 02852 - MAP
Phone: (401) 295-4040
Web: www.rhodeislandbaycruises.com

Federal Hill
Join Master Chef and Historian, Walter Potenza, in the discovery of great foods and history of Federal Hill in Providence. Our Premiere Food Tour will take you to must-see locations where you will be sampling Cheeses, Charcuterie, and Antipasti, while receiving a presentation on ingredients in the repertoire of Italian Cookery. .

Address: 286 Atwells Ave, Providence, RI 02903 - MAP
Phone: (401) 273-2652
Web: www.federalhilltours.com

Providence Preservation Society
It's rare to find so much history all in one place, but that is exactly what you will find when you encounter Providence Preservation Society. This is perhaps the most impressively concentrated group of original Colonial homes in the country. See the amazing details that adorn the restored houses and churches, and visit the museums that overlook the city's equally historic waterfront. For information about self-guided walking tours, visit the Providence Preservation Society.

Address: 24 Meeting St, Providence, RI 02903 - MAP
Phone: (401) 831-7440
Web: www.ppsri.org