Providence County

Providence County is in the northernmost region of Rhode Island.


Other destinations


Blackstone Valley Canal District has a long story that you will be curious to know when you travel along the valley canal. You will see old mills along the Blackstone River, a standing witness to history. The yellow building with the white-topped cupola along the Blackstone River is one of the most historical structures in the United States.It is Slater Mill, America's first factories and the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution.


The Blackstone Valley becomes a place where history and culture are embraced in each city. The resources of the valley are sufficient enough to provide a high level quality of life for residents all over the it's cities. It is inspiring to know how communities had built around the valley between the 18th and 19th century. So take advantage of being in New England and grasp the history and culture by visiting Blackstone valley.You can discover the beauty of its nature by visiting the Blackstone Valley Scenic Railway Tours or Samuel Slater Canal Boat.Think about preparing your family for fun day at Slater Park in Pawtucket. It has all kinds of different activities.

Get in

It all depends on what city you're going to start visiting. If you are using train transportation, you are going to start from Providence, or you may use the south Attleboro station because it is closer to Pawtucket. If you choose to use the airplane, you will start from Warwick . Remember, you will need to rent a car.

Get around

For many people, driving is the best way to experience the beauty and culture of Rhode Island. Most major car rental companies have offices at Rhode Island's TF Green Airport. They are also all over Rhode Island's cities and towns.



Discover opportunities for walking through mill villages, exploring canal towpaths, canoeing and visiting historic sites.

Enjoy bird watching while you're hiking out in the beautiful nature.


When you are in Woonsocket, make sure you don't miss the English style Fish and Chips from Ye Old English. your choices are Fish and Chips or French style apple pie at the French Farmer Market. There are plenty of farms all over the valley providing excellent quality food products besides the regular food markets like Stop and Shop and Shows


Rhode Island restaurants and diners serve all kinds of different beverages; From cold to Hot to Herbal.

Starbucks , Dunkindonut ,and Mcdonalds

Stay safe

Standard precautions should be taken.

Go next

Routes through Providence County

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