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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

College Arts Building
“Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design is an art museum in Providence affiliated with the Rhode Island School of Design, in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. The museum was founded in 1877 and is the 20th largest art museum in the United States”
  • 82 locals recommend
“Located in Mystic, the aquarium is known for it's three playful beluga whales and large outdoor penguin habitat. It also has a stingray and shark petting zoo, daily sea lion demonstrations, and Imax Theater onsite. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Story Land is a wonderful place to visit. There are rides, story book characters and its pricing is still reasonable.”
  • 86 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“There are many things to do in the town of Mystic. There is the Seaport which features a historic park with details about early colonial life. The Mayflower II leaves Plymouth, and is stored in the Mystic Seaport during winter. There is also the Mystic Aquarium, which has a variety of sealife and a lotus pond. The town has many restaurants and shops. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
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“Nice concerts, a shopping mall and, of course, the full Casino regalia. If you have time, also visit their exceptional Pequot Museum.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Worth the 20-minute ride. Best Oyster place the area. Great overall menu as well. Lively fun environment ”
  • 57 locals recommend
“The Roger Williams Park Zoo contains more than 150 animals from around the world in natural settings. It was founded in 1872 and is one of the oldest zoos in the nation.”
  • 37 locals recommend
“Large, long-running arcade for classic games plus bowling, bingo, indoor/outdoor mini-golf & dining.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“The view says it all! The second most hiked mountain in the world is a must visit.”
  • 48 locals recommend
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Outlet Mall
“The place to go if you want to add some shopping to your trip. Lots of stores and options for shopping and lunch too. Take advantage of the tax free savings.”
  • 34 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“A more rustic breakfast spot walking distance away. One of the few places you can have a beer with breakfast. They have really good vegan and Gluten choices. In general their options for breakfast are a bunch of very creative recipes that look beautiful. You will see a line but, it's worth the wait. Rain sleet and snow people like to go wait for these really yummy menu options.”
  • 72 locals recommend
History Museum
“Mark Twain's home is a beautiful Queen Anne style design, and the tours are fabulous. They also have a gallery and host exhibits featuring many different artists, so a visit here goes beyond just the works of Mark Twain. It's also directly next to the home of Harriet Beecher Stowe, so you can visit both with one stop.”
  • 23 locals recommend
“3 miles long sandy beach, cycling trails, nature reserve center, bird watching, pretty walks and incredible sunsets all year around.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Six Flags New England, a thrill ride theme park and waterslide park for all ages. ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Theme Park
“Great destination for families to take their kids to this park just tailored for them”
  • 43 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“The Grange is a fantastic eating & drinking spot, with craft cocktails and a delish plant-based menu that is vegan and gluten-free friendly. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Interior designed by Kyla Coburn.”
  • 59 locals recommend