Providence Place mall is the top shopping destination in Providence, Rhode Island. Find 170 of the biggest names in store brands, a food court and delicious restaurants, and a state-of-the-art movie complex with an IMAX theater and 16-screen cinema. Shop for name brand fashions and home décor at such shops and department stores as Nordstrom, Macy’s, Sephora, Apple Store, Restoration Hardware, Pottery Barn, Banana Republic, Gap, bebe, Ann Taylor, Victoria’s Secret, and H&M. In addition to a Food Court, dining options at Providence Place mall include Fire + Ice, Dave & Buster’s, The Cheesecake Factory, and The Melting Pot.
Roger Williams Park was established in the 1800s after a family member of Providence-founder Roger Williams willed the land to the city. The urban park today is a familiar gathering place for Providence locals and a must-see destination for visitors to Rhode Island. Many of Rhode Island’s top attractions are located at Roger Williams Park. The Museum of Natural History & Planetarium is the only such facility in Rhode Island. At the Roger Williams Zoo, visitors can observe thousands of animals, including rare and endangered species. Carousel Village, with its carousel, bounce house, and playground is a dream come true for young children. Enjoy canoeing, paddle boating, and kayaking on the various lakes at Roger Williams Park. The marble-constructed Temple to Music is an iconic landmark of Roger Williams Park. Fun festivals, concerts, and other special events are held here throughout the year.