Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of East Providence

The island views and riverfront create a pretty picture of East Providence. Renowned for its sporting events, restaurants and university setting, this city welcomes all visitors. Kennedy Plaza and Rhode Island State Capitol Building are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around East Providence

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes East Providence a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • India Point Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Seekonk Grand Prix (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Alex and Ani City Center (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Fantasyland (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Roger Williams Park Carousel Village (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Providence

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, East Providence is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kennedy Plaza (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Roger Williams Park Zoo (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • India Point Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Memorial Park (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Prospect Terrace Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Roger Williams National Memorial (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around East Providence

The nearest airport is in Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), located 7 mi (11.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Pawtucket, RI (SFZ-North Central State), which is 9.7 mi (15.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around East Providence?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 151 holiday lettings around East Providence. From 42 Houses to 81 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to East Providence?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in East Providence:

  • Blackstone: 24 holiday homes
  • College Hill: 45 holiday homes
  • Upper South Providence: 26 holiday homes
  • Wayland: 22 holiday homes
  • Newport East: 336 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to East Providence?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in East Providence. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cape Verdean Museum: 307 holiday lettings
  • Metacomet Country Club: 310 holiday lettings
  • East Providence Yacht Club: 287 holiday lettings
  • Windmill Cottage: 1,475 holiday lettings
  • 2nd Story Theatre: 1,105 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around East Providence listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in East Providence?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 42 Houses in East Providence. Our other popular types of East Providence holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 81 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 12 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in East Providence?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in East Providence. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.