Things to Do with Kids in Providence, RI

  • TripBuzz found 328 things to do with kids in or near Providence, Rhode Island, including 306 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Fall River, Newport, Warwick and North Kingstown.
  • From Roger Williams Park Zoo to Providence Children's Museum, the Providence area offers 123 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Parks, Colleges & Universities and Scenic Walks.
  • The capital of Rhode Island, Providence is an older city with numerous historical landmarks and attractions. One such landmark is the Gateway Arch sculpture resting over Federal Hill along with an art museum, theater group and community orchestra. The campuses of several institutions of higher learning are also in Providence. This includes Brown University, Providence College and Johnson & Wales University.
  • TripBuzz found 328 things to do with kids in or near Providence, Rhode Island, including 306 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Fall River, Newport, Warwick and North Kingstown.
  • From Roger Williams Park Zoo to Providence Children's Museum, the Providence area offers 123 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Parks, Colleges & Universities and Scenic Walks.
  • The capital of Rhode Island, Providence is an older city with numerous historical landmarks and attractions. One such landmark is the Gateway Arch sculpture resting over Federal Hill along with an art museum, theater group and community orchestra. The campuses of several institutions of higher learning are also in Providence. This includes Brown University, Providence College and Johnson & Wales University.
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Paintball USA Tickets 1221 Bedford Street, Bridgewater, MA MoreLess Info
Use passes for open play, safety gear, and gun rental at any of 80+ participating locations nationwide, including 6 in New England area
2.4 Miles
84% 884 votes
Zoos 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 2907 MoreLess Info
Located in Providence, Rhode Island, the Roger Williams Park Zoo is home to hundreds of fascinating and diverse animal species. The zoo is open throughout the year. Its 40-acre campus is also a popular spot for school field trips.
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83% 173 votes
Children's Museums 100 South Street, Providence, RI 2903 MoreLess Info
Located in Providence, Rhode Island, the Providence Children's Museum is dedicated to stimulating kids' imaginations through play, object manipulation, multimedia presentations and other fun experiences. Parents are welcome and encouraged to participate with their children.
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Home ice to the Boston Bruins' AHL-affiliate team the Providence Bruins, the Dunkin' Donuts Center also houses basketball's Providence College Friars. The events arena's calendar includes sporting events, concerts and family shows.
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99% 270 votes
Boat Tours 1 Citizens Plz, Providence, RI 2903 MoreLess Info
Experience the romantic Venetian gondola tradition at La Gondola in Providence, Rhode Island. Enjoy gliding through the local waterways as you are serenaded by a skilled gondolier in traditional garb.
2.9 Miles
89% 192 votes
Parks Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI MoreLess Info
Visitors at the Roger Williams Park in Providence, Rhode Island covers more than 450 acres and features multiple ponds. Its most famous features are its rose garden, tennis courts, science museum and music state. The Roger Williams Park also contains a casino.
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87% 117 votes
Movie Theaters 204 S. Main St., Providence, RI 02903 MoreLess Info
The small Cable Car Cinema & Cafe is essentially an arthouse theater which shows independent and artistic productions. Full meals are created at the adjoining cafe along with specialty coffees.
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96% 23 votes
History Museums 199 Hope Street, Providence, RI 02904 MoreLess Info
The Governor Henry Lippett House Museum is based in the actual 1865 home in which he lived and originally built for his wife Mary Anne Balch. The current collection works on preserving the life and times of those who lived in the home during the Victorian era.
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90% 63 votes
Parks Congdon St. and Cushing St., Providence, RI 02906 MoreLess Info
Providing panoramic views of the Providence skyline is the main draw of Prospect Terrace. The site and its surrounding park also serve as the home of the Roger Williams Memorial statue which overlooks the city.
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91% 85 votes
Movie Theaters Thayer Street, Providence, RI MoreLess Info
The Avon Cinema is a movie theater that is fitted with Art Deco architecture and is available for private screenings or premieres. The cinema offers discounts for children under the age of 12.
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85% 91 votes
Parks Memorial Boulevard, Providence, RI 02903 MoreLess Info
The Water Place Park & Riverwalk was formerly covered by one of the widest bridges in the world. It now is home to year round cultural events and a wide array of public art displays.
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