Planning a Charter Bus Rental in Providence, Rhode Island?
You’ve decided on a group trip on a charter bus. Great! Looking for a great destination? Try Providence, Rhode Island. Originally founded as a safe refuge for victims of religious persecution, Providence continues to be a free, thinking, culturally diverse city today. Providence was a leader in the revolutionary spirit that lead to the Revolutionary War.
Today, many of Providence’s attractions bear the name of the city’s founder, Roger Williams. The Roger Williams Park Botanical Gardens are beautiful all year round, and the nearby Roger Williams Park Zoo is a family favorite.
One of Providence’s most popular attractions are the gondolas on the
Woonasquatucket and Providence Rivers. The gondolas are authentic, from Venice, Italy, and can accommodate up to six people. A complimentary basket of cheese and crackers is also provided, and an ice bucket and glasses are available for your wine or champagne.
The Museum of Natural History is the only one of its kind in Rhode Island, and features 175,000 animal and plant displays as well as over 15,000 rocks, fossils and minerals. The Cormack Planetarium has many programs on space, the sky and the stars geared for all age groups.
The Russian Submarine Exhibit is another fascinating attraction. The Juliett 484 is a 300 foot submarine open for daily tours. This is the only Russian vessel on display in the United States. The Museum of Art houses over 100,000 works from various periods and styles. The museum features a wing of contemporary art and an exhibit of American furniture and decorative arts.
Providence is very proud of its public sculptures, with many works gracing downtown areas and buildings. Of special note are the World War I Monument in front of the Providence County Courthouse and the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, a poignant memorial to the Civil War. The horseback monument to Ambrose Burnside, a Civil War commander who later served Rhode Island as Governor and U. S. Senator is also a wonderful sculpture.
Of course, the children will love visiting the Providence Children’s Museum. Interactive exhibits, designed for kids from 1-11, engage visitors in activities and learning experiences. The popular “Splash Duck Tours” are also great for all ages. The “Splash Duck” is an amphibious vehicle that tours Providence on land and water.
One of the most exciting sights in Providence, Rhode Island is “Waterfire Providence.” An award winning public art installation, it was designed by artist Barnaby Evans in 1994. This display is installed each March-October on Providence’s rivers, and features bonfires that light the night and boats lit by torches on the rivers. Best viewed from Waterplace Park, this exhibit draws hundreds of thousands of visitors to Providence each year.
Travel by charter bus to Providence, Rhode Island is convenient and relaxing. Your professionally trained driver will chauffeur you to the city in comfort in style, while your group enjoys movies or training's on the overhead video screens. Napping is great too, and the seats are padded and reclining, making a quick catnap easy and enjoyable.
Your driver can deliver you right to the door of your chosen destinations, without worrying about parking and fees. Admissions for tours are often discounted, and usually those long lines are avoided by using special tour entrances. Check with your charter bus company about the availability of rooms at special tour group rates as well.
Comfort and Convenience will be the hallmark of your charter bus trip in Providence, Rhode Island. Make your next charter bus trip a special one, try Providence.