About Providence & Rhode Island
(image courtesy of Richard Benjamin for the Providence & Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau)
The Brown University campus is located within a mile of the heart of downtown Providence, close to shops, museums, cultural activities and public transportation. A number of excellent restaurants are located in the area around the campus. The Providence Performing Arts Center, historic Benefit Street, the Rhode Island School of Design, shops, galleries and hotels, are all within walking distance. Providence is also close to many other locations that can be an interesting afternoon trip or a full day excursion for your participants.
For more information about possible tours and things to see and do in Providence, visit the Providence Convention and Visitors Bureau website: http://www.goprovidence.com/.
For information on visiting Newport, Rhode Island, visit the Newport County Convention and Visitor's Bureau website at: http://www.gonewport.com/ .
For information on day trips to Block Island, visit the Block Island visitor's guide at http://www.block-island.com/ .
For information and suggestions on other day trips and local destinations, visit the Rhode Island Department of Tourism website at:
http://www.visitrhodeisland.com/. There is also great RI visitor information at: http://www.visitri.com/.