Rent a Car for These 4 Family-Friendly Fun Activities in Providence

As you gear up for some leisure time spent with your family throughout the summer months, consider the adventures that await in Providence, Rhode Island. Whether you’re a local family planning a staycation or are traveling to the area for a vacation, there is something for everyone to enjoy around Providence. Christy’s Car & Truck Rental can provide you with an affordable car rental, SUV rental, or minivan rental to accommodate your group and comfortably get you to your destination. Let’s explore four of the best family-friendly spots this area offers.

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1. Providence Children’s Museum

As the champion of play, creativity, and exploration, the Providence Children’s Museum invites guests to come and play through hands-on learning. There are exhibits to pique the interest of any child or child at heart, such as an innovation lab, a children’s garden, a maker studio, and waterways. You can even embark on a time-traveling adventure to learn about the history of Rhode Island.

2. Roger Williams Park Zoo

Visit the Roger Williams Park Zoo to see over 100 rare and fascinating species worldwide. In fact, New England’s only Komodo dragon lives here. Your family can experience the exhilaration of petting an armadillo and riding on a zip line. Come on any Friday throughout the summer to enjoy Food Truck Friday, with more than 15 of the best local food trucks and live music.

3. Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium 

If you visit the Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, you will explore 28 acres of wildlife refuge, walking trails, and local habitats. The whole family will enjoy time spent at this natural history museum, between the bike path, interactive exhibits, saltwater marshes, and family programs that are offered. They even provide sensory-friendly hours for guests to experience a quieter environment with lower lighting.

4. Crescent Park Carousel 

Built in 1895, the Crescent Park Carousel is considered a renowned masterpiece of wood sculpture. With 62 hand-carved figures and four chariots, the elaborate and ornate design makes this carousel stand out as a historic treasure. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976 and proclaimed as the State Jewel of American Folk Art in 1985. Then, in 1987, the carousel was designated as a National Historic Landmark.

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Christy’s Car & Truck Rental is the premier choice for a well-maintained vehicle rental. Our team is ready to accommodate your needs with exceptional customer service. Contact us today at (401) 944-9800 to request a free quote or to start your reservation for your vehicle rental. We are proud to be Rhode Island’s only locally owned and operated car and truck rental company, serving Providence and the greater Rhode Island area.

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