will close on Feb 27th.

Please save any personal content and exchange contact info with other members you’d like to stay in touch with. Thank you for your contributions to the VirtualTourist community.

Travel Answers

change location

Did you mean?

Try your search again
    Advanced Editor View Guidelines

    Be the First to Answer

    • Car rental

      Central Falls Dec 29, 2016 at 7:52 AM

      Can anyone please recommend a reliable car rental company from Prague? 8 of us r planning to visit Prague, Krakow, Budapest,Vienna n Salzburg.
      How is hire car Prague? Seems to have reasonable rates

    • klmousseau's Profile Photo


      by klmousseau Online Now Feb 24, 2014 at 5:22 PM

      I'll be in Providence in mid-March 2014 w/ a 10month old baby and 4 year old. We've been to the kid's museum, RW zoo and carousel....are there other fun places for us to visit in Providence or environs? If the weather is nice we'd like to visit outdoor places too.
      Thank you!

      3 Answers Feb 27, 2014 at 5:24 AM
    • wroclawiak's Profile Photo

      I am looking for something special in Providence.

      by wroclawiak Online Now Sep 15, 2012 at 3:02 AM

      Hi there

      I live in a town called Wroclaw in Poland. I've found something what could be common to our cities. We have a fountain called "Bear Fountain", that was made by a German sculpor Moritz Geyger in 1904. Wroclaw was German and its name was Breslau at that time. Geyger made a copy of the Bear and the copy should be now somewhere in the Brown University in Providence. The Bear sculpture in Providence has a label where you can probably read that the sculpture was made by Geyger and it is a copy of Breslau Bear or something like that.
      If you have time could you check it for me. Thank you.

      Please read my review about it too:
      "RYNEK - Bear Fountain" - The Main Square - Rynek Tip by wroclawiak.

      2 Answers Sep 15, 2012 at 8:13 AM
    • Parking in Providence

      by artybug Online Now Aug 14, 2008 at 5:43 PM


      I'm staying in a hotel on the outskirts of Providence. I would like to explore the city on foot and by taking trolleys. Where would be the best place for me to park downtown?

      Thank you.


      2 Answers Aug 26, 2008 at 2:08 PM
    • how much

      by sasham82 Online Now Jul 24, 2008 at 4:06 PM


    • cottonwood's Profile Photo

      Is the restaurant on thayer street............

      by cottonwood Online Now Jul 22, 2008 at 3:45 PM

      Is there still a restaurant on Thayer street in Providence called "Montana's"? Just curiouse. I haven't eaten there in like 20 years, but a slow moment at work for some reason got me thinking about that.

      3 Answers Jul 23, 2008 at 10:54 PM
    • sgny's Profile Photo

      Help me complete my short relaxing Providence weekend itinerary

      by sgny Online Now Jun 1, 2008 at 10:33 AM

      Suprising my wife with with a birthday weekend in Providence. Taking ferry from Orient Point, NY to New London, Ct. and then off to Providence. I'll probably tell her then, where we are going. Arriving June 20th about 8pm to the Courtyard. What is a nice area to grab a casual dinner and walk around for a couple of hours? On June 21st Waterfire is the evening entertainment. We will have a nice dinner (possibly Cafe Nuovo but other suggestions welcome) and then a 9:10pm gondola ride. Looking for a nice casual paced itinerary for Saturday afternoon. I'm usually a VT junkie when planning our trips but I promised her the next trip would be nice and relaxing. I promised her we would not climb any church towers or massive hills on our next trip. We will also have a couple of hours on Sunday to explore. Thanks in advance.

      2 Answers Mar 15, 2009 at 5:25 PM
    • mjqd's Profile Photo

      dunkin donuts center

      by mjqd Online Now Dec 6, 2007 at 5:35 AM

      I was lucky (?) to get tickets for Hannah Montana for my 3 grandchildren. We will be coming from NH and I would like to get there early enough to get them a bite to eat first. Are there any kid friendly (pizza, burgers) places within walking distance of the center? Also, my husband is driving us but isn't coming to the show (lucky?), is there a coffee shop nearby where he can sit and read a book while he waits? Thanks!

      6 Answers Jan 7, 2008 at 12:49 PM
    • New Year's Eve in Providence for the over 50 crowd

      by miatamom1997 Online Now Nov 25, 2007 at 9:02 AM

      A group of over 50's friends will be staying in Providence on New Year's Eve. We are a fun crowd looking for places to hang out, maybe dance or listen to some music. Are there any places where us oldies will not feel out of place?

      We are not into dressing for the evening and enjoy our beer and wine.

      1 Answer Apr 16, 2008 at 2:59 PM
    • Where is a good place for a bachelorette party?

      by jaxqt2 Online Now Jul 11, 2007 at 8:15 AM

      My friend who lives in Mass is planning a bachelorette in Providence. She asked me to suggest a few places. All I could come up with was either the Complex or The Hot Club and Fish CO. Anyone out there have any other good suggestions?

      2 Answers Jul 12, 2007 at 12:36 PM
    • PorkTeriyaki's Profile Photo

      Famous Graves of Providence

      by PorkTeriyaki Online Now May 27, 2007 at 11:07 PM

      I plan to see Providence, RI, someday to visit the graves of Edgar Allan Poe & HP Lovecraft. But I can find no website of Providence which contains any info on these famous graves. (There are so few sites on Providence.) Can anyone tell me anything about these?

      4 Answers May 29, 2007 at 9:28 AM
    • boston to providence transportation problem..

      by chloegovan Online Now Apr 1, 2007 at 5:59 PM


      I'm flying to Boston and getting a train to Providence from there. My flight gets in at 6:30 and train leaves at 6:50, so unless the flight gets in very early, there's no chance of catching it. (how long does it take in a taxi from boston airport to backbay station?)
      second, I'm concerned as the next train after that does not get in until 9:50 - is it possible to catch a taxi from boston to providence and would this be expensive? otherwise is there anything in the local area of amtrak boston that I could do for a couple of hours (!)

      I would really appreciate advice to save a boring wait! I don't drive..

      3 Answers Apr 2, 2007 at 3:12 PM
    • How to get from PVD to train station?

      by bethelon Online Now Feb 21, 2007 at 3:34 PM

      What is the best/cheapest way to get from PVD air to the train station? We need to get to Boston, but not wanting to drive.


      4 Answers Apr 7, 2007 at 8:26 PM
    • waterfire

      by bobmil26 Online Now Sep 16, 2006 at 5:52 AM

      Want time/dates of above which may be riverfire

      1 Answer Sep 16, 2006 at 9:15 AM
    • Red Hats

      by angels4me2124 Online Now Jun 30, 2006 at 3:38 PM

      I would like to bring a group of girls (REd Hat Girls) to ride on the gondolas for one thing and I wonder if there is a group rate and the cost. thank you Emily Sheehan

    • gilescorey's Profile Photo

      Best Neighborhoods to live in city

      by gilescorey Online Now Dec 14, 2005 at 10:22 PM

      HI there.

      I'm considering a move back to the East Coast, and was wondering what neighborhoods are the best in Providence? It will help me in my job-searching/relocation decision.

      I'm an urban creature, so I prefer something in-town with historic/architectural integrity, and a sophisticated edge.

      I'll use your suggestions during my visit over Christmas.

      Thanks a MILLION.(and I know Janet will have some info ;)


    • rkid21's Profile Photo

      Italian specialty store

      by rkid21 Online Now Feb 16, 2005 at 6:03 PM

      I hear that there is a large Italian population in Providence, Rhode Island. Can anyone recommend an Italian specialty store there? Thanks!

      3 Answers Jul 3, 2006 at 1:23 PM
    • Looking for a job in Providence

      by nina23 Online Now Dec 21, 2004 at 5:25 AM

      Hi. I am a student from Switzerland and looking for a summer (2005) job in Providence or all Rhode Island. Who has some suggestions? THANKS

      1 Answer Dec 21, 2004 at 5:42 AM
    • HP Lovecraft

      by jdwarfer Online Now Dec 7, 2004 at 12:40 PM

      I have a request actually. Please send me pictures of Providence from the 1920's and 1930's. The whole town or especially HP Lovecraft environment (houses, places he used to go...) And if you have pictures of himself, family, etc ; it's very good. Thank for advance for any message and pictures at this adress : You can also send me questions if you want to ask me something about my place, and anything else. I assure you that I will answer.

    • SoonToBeMrsHawk's Profile Photo

      Cady House and Things to Do

      by SoonToBeMrsHawk Online Now Jun 15, 2004 at 5:20 AM

      Hi, We're coming to Providence for a first time visit 7/2 and part of 7/3 then heading to Mansfield MA for the Eric Clapton concert. We're staying at Cady House near Brown. I've read that Thayer Street is a lot of fun so we plan to explore there. Any suggestions for places with great vegetarian food? How about great bar food?