Intro Additional Info

Spring Riverwalk

Credit: Go Providence

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Providence Warwick CVBCredit: Go Providence


Come early or stay after the meeting to enjoy the beauty of Rhode Island. Visit Go Providence for more information.

Topgolf Swing Suite at The Graduate Hotel

  •          Exciting, immersive golf experience for $25 per person; reservations required.
  •          Website: Topgolf Swing Suite

Self Guided Providence Walking Tours

  •         Fascinating history and local lore await you!
  •         Website: Tours

WaterFire Providence

  • An award-winning art installation featuring bonfires on the rivers of downtown Providence. Check schedule for dates.
  • Website: WaterFire Providence

Providence Pedestrian Bridge

  • At the end of each side of the bridge are large urban parks often with pop-up vendors, entertainment and food trucks.
  • Website: Providence Pedestrian Bridge

Boombox Karaoke Lounge

  • Located in the Dean Hotel, the Boombox offers both a lounge or 5 private rooms.
  • Website: Boombox

Narragansett Brewery

  • Brewing since 1890, the local craft brewer grew to become New England’s largest and most advanced brewery.
  • Website: Narragansett Brewery

Roger Williams Park Zoo

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Museum

  • An art museum showcasing an extensive collection of works from various cultures and time periods.
  • Website: RISD Museum

Brown University

  • Explore the historic campus of Brown University, one of the Ivy League institutions.
  • Website: Brown University

Rhode Island State House

  • Tour the capitol building of Rhode Island with its impressive architecture and historical significance.
  • Website: Rhode Island State House

Lippitt House Museum

  • Built in 1865, this museum showcase Victorian design and Providence's industrial history.
  • Website: Lippitt House Museum

Providence Athenaeum

  • A historic library and cultural center with a beautiful interior and a collection of rare books.
  • Website: Providence Athenaeum

John Brown House Museum

Benefit Street Mile of History

  • Walk along Benefit Street, known as the "Mile of History," featuring colonial-era homes and landmarks.

Blackstone River Bikeway

Providence Ghost Tour

  • Guides to lead you by lantern light and introduce you to Providence’s longest-lingering residents.
  • Website: Providence Ghost Tour

Federal Hill

  • Providence's "Little Italy" neighborhood known for its restaurants, shops, and cultural atmosphere.

India Point Park

  • A waterfront park offering walking paths, green spaces, and beautiful views of the Providence River.

Slater Mill Historic Site

  • The birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, featuring historic mills and exhibits.
  • Website: Slater Mill

Within Driving Distance or Short Train Ride

Newport, Rhode Island - Classic Colonial architecture and breathtaking New England landscapes, including several summer "cottages" of America's wealthiest families (Newport Mansions).

Boston, Massachusetts – Timeless blend of historic charm and modern vibrancy, where cobblestone streets echo tales of the American Revolution, while diverse neighborhoods, world-class museums, and a dynamic culinary scene invite exploration.


The following restaurants are located near the hotel or a short ride share away. Download a list of restaurants from Go Providence (distances listed are from the Convention Center, not NASBO's host hotel).

Harry's Bar & Burger

o   Cuisine: American, Burgers

o   Address: 121 N Main Street

Plant City

o   Cuisine: Vegan/Vegetarian

o   Address: 334 South Water Street

Trinity Brewhouse

o   Cuisine: Casual American, Pub

o   Address: 186 Fountain Street

The Industrious Spirit Company

o   Cuisine: Distillery

o   Address: 1 Sims Ave #103

Knead Donuts

o   Cuisine: Donuts

o   Address: 139 Elmgrove Avenue #4320


o   Cuisine: Italian

o   Address: 134 Atwells Avenue

The Dorrance

o   Cuisine: American, Contemporary

o   Address: 60 Dorrance Street

Union Station Brewery

o   Cuisine: American, Pub

o   Address: 36 Exchange Terrace

Circe Restaurant & Bar

o   Cuisine: American, Contemporary

o   Address: 50 Weybosset Street

Nick's on Broadway

o   Cuisine: American, Breakfast & Brunch

o   Address: 500 Broadway

Res American Bistro

o   Cuisine: American

o   Address: 123 Empire Street

The Eddy

o   Cuisine: American, Bar

o   Address: 95 Eddy Street


o   Cuisine: Southern

o   Address: 71 Washington Street 

Pane e Vino

o   Cuisine: Italian

o   Address: 365 Atwells Avenue

Rooftop at Providence G

o   Cuisine: American, Tapas

o   Address: 100 Dorrance Street


o   Cuisine: American, Breakfast & Brunch

o   Address: 318 Broadway

Long Live Beerworks

o   Cuisine: Beer; food truck nearby

o   Address: 40R Sprague Street