Rich in history and culture, Providence, Rhode Island, is an ideal destination for both locals and travelers alike to experience. This charming, whimsical city has colonial roots that any history enthusiast will appreciate, as well as a thriving arts scene to satisfy the most cultured tastes. Let Christy’s Car & Truck Rental provide a vehicle to help you get around to some historical spots and landmarks as you immerse yourself in all this city has to offer. Take a journey with us as we go through some of the best historical stops to make on your Providence trip.
Federal Hill: The Little Italy of Providence
Just to the west of downtown Providence is Federal Hill, an Italian-American community established in the late 1800s. You can enjoy an abundance of flavorful Italian cuisine at the many restaurants and bakeries. Then, visit the markets and cultural establishments which provide a unique, vibrant atmosphere with a rich heritage.
Benefit Street: Providence’s Mile of History
On Benefit Street, you will get to view the best concentration of original colonial homes in America. You can take in all of the exquisitely restored houses, churches, and museums along the city’s waterfront as you continue your journey through historical Providence.
Providence Riverwalk Along the Waterfront
The Providence Riverwalk offers picturesque views of the city skyline, along with quaint shops and restaurants that you can relish as you make your way through town. This area is full of historic landmarks and monuments that help tell the story of the history of Providence and our country.
Pawtucket Slater Mill Historic Site
Established in 1793, Slater Mill was the first successful water-powered spinning mill in the United States and the first property added to the National Register of Historic Places in November 1966. Come and experience the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution.
Start Your Vehicle Rental Reservation
Christy’s Car & Truck Rental offers a fully stocked selection of vehicles to take you on your historic tour of Providence. You can choose from car rentals, SUV rentals, minivan rentals, and more, as we deliver exceptional customer service and affordable rates. Contact us today at (401) 944-9800 to start your reservation or request a free quote. We serve Providence and the greater Rhode Island area with our well-maintained vehicles.