Destination guide

Historic College Hill will entice you

Take a vacation to College Hill and enjoy the area's architecture, history and art galleries. This city's university setting, island views and sporting events draw many visitors. Kennedy Plaza and Rhode Island State Capitol Building are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around College Hill

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes College Hill a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alex and Ani City Center (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • India Point Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • WaterFire Providence (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Triggs Memorial Golf Course (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Roger Williams Park Carousel Village (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in College Hill

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in College Hill. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kennedy Plaza (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Roger Williams Park Zoo (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Prospect Terrace Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Memorial Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Roger Williams National Memorial (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Waterplace Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around College Hill

The nearest airport is in Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Pawtucket, RI (SFZ-North Central State), which is 7.7 mi (12.3 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around College Hill?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 45 vacation rentals near College Hill. From 7 Houses to 27 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 College Hill for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to College Hill?

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 College Hill:

  • Fox Point: 27 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 35 vacation rentals
  • Federal Hill: 36 vacation rentals
  • Smith Hill: 41 vacation rentals
  • West End: 23 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 College Hill?

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

  • Brown University: 285 vacation rentals
  • Rhode Island School of Design: 284 vacation rentals
  • Rhode Island Historical Society Library: 293 vacation rentals
  • First Unitarian Church of Providence: 297 vacation rentals
  • Market House: 292 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around College Hill 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 College Hill?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 7 Houses in College Hill. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in College Hill include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 27 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 24 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in College Hill?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in College Hill. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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