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Trinity Church in Spring



Providence, Rhode Island

ProvidenceA twenty-five minute drive to the north is the great city of Providence, which may also be reached from spring to autumn via a 14.6-mile coastal bicycle path from Bristol. 

With more artists per capita than any other city in America, Providence has been featured as a model of urban revitalization in recent stories in the New York Times, the Boston Globe and the Renaissance Cities series of USA Today.

The downtown Waterplace Park, which is closed to motor traffic, recalls a time when cities were not dominated by automobiles. The stunning WaterFire events are a genuinely unique attraction. 

There is the collegiate flavor of the East Side, home to both Ivy League Brown University and the world-famous Rhode Island School of Design, offers not only an artistic and intellectual ambience, but also the kind of revelry that surrounds big time NCAA sports and attractive residential neighborhoods distinguished by federal and colonial architecture.