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-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes East Providence a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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 center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around East Providence?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 142 vacation rentals near East Providence. From 43 Houses to 71 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near East Providence for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in East Providence:

  • Newport East: 364 vacation rentals
  • Fox Point: 23 vacation rentals
  • Wickford: 15 vacation rentals
  • Westport Point: 28 vacation rentals
  • Saunderstown: 65 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to East Providence?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in East Providence. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cape Verdean Museum: 312 vacation rentals
  • East Providence Yacht Club: 290 vacation rentals
  • Gillette Stadium: 500 vacation rentals
  • Newport Bridge: 1,372 vacation rentals
  • Brown University: 280 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in East Providence?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 43 Houses in East Providence. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in East Providence include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 71 rentals available
  • Cabins: 11 rentals available
  • Cottages: 11 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in East Providence?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in East Providence. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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