Providence Shopping Tour (Self Guided), Providence

Providence is a great destination for those who enjoy shopping. The city was once the capital of industry in the U.S., and today it is considered the country's “creative capital”. Take the following tour to visit some of Providence's most popular art galleries, antique stores, jewelry stores and other notable shops.
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Providence Shopping Tour Map

Guide Name: Providence Shopping Tour
Guide Location: USA » Providence (See other walking tours in Providence)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
Author: alice
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Craftland

1) Craftland

Craftland started as an annual sale in 2002 but transformed into a permanent store, featuring all kinds of handicrafts and handmade objects made by more then 150 artists. Items for sale include clothes, jewelry, toys, drawings and more. Craftland still hosts an annual, month-long craft show. In addition to buying handicrafts, you can learn how to create your own projects at one of Craftland's workshops.
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Copacetic Rudely Elegant Jewelry Inc.

2) Copacetic Rudely Elegant Jewelry Inc.

Copacetic Rudely Elegant Jewelry Inc. first opened in 1985 in the Arcade, the oldest mall in the U.S. The store relocated in 2008 to its current location. It offers a fascinating collection of jewelry made by more than 120 artists, 30 of whom are local. Prices are negotiable. The store also repairs jewelry and other objects.
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RISD Works

3) RISD Works

RISD Works is part of the Rhode Island School of Design, one of the world's leading art and design institutions. All the pieces sold here are made by students or alumni of the school. The merchandise on display is truly amazing and unique, and the store's proceeds go to the school.
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Hegeman & Co

4) Hegeman & Co

Hegeman & Co is a well-established jewelry store that sells a variety of rings, necklaces, bracelets and more. Richard Hegeman will personally assist you and answer any questions you have about jewelry. The store is located on historic South Main Street.
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Gallery Belleau

5) Gallery Belleau

Gallery Belleau is an amazing gallery that sells pieces by more than 50 artists. The work on display incorporates a variety of materials, including glass, wood and metal. The gallery showcases pieces by Chris Belleau, a skilled glass maker.
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Peaceable Kingdom

6) Peaceable Kingdom

Peaceable Kingdom opened in 1980 and is owned by a family that traveles around the world gathering unique folk art. The store offers an amazing selection of art and handicrafts from all over the globe. It is the ideal place to buy souvenirs or gifts for friends and family back home.

Walking Tours in Providence, Rhode Island

Create Your Own Walk in Providence

Create Your Own Walk in Providence

Creating your own self-guided walk in Providence is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Providence Museums Tour

Providence Museums Tour

Providence was established in 1636 and is one of the original thirteen colonies of the U.S. The city has a long history, and over the years has been home to many well-known artists, politicians, writers and more. This fascinating heritage is reflected in the city's numerous museums and historic houses. Take this tour to visit the best museums the city has to offer.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Providence Art Galleries Tour, Part 2

Providence Art Galleries Tour, Part 2

Providence is nicknamed "the creative capital” in part because of its amazing array of art galleries and studios. Art lovers will be stunned by the quality and variety of work on display. Take this tour to visit some of Providence's most popular galleries.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Providence Architecture Tour

Providence Architecture Tour

Providence is a beautiful city that was founded on the banks of the Providence River in 1636 by Roger Williams. The combination of old and new architecture makes for a fascinating cityscape. Take this tour to enjoy some of Providence's architectural landmarks.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.3 km
Providence Art Galleries Tour, Part 1

Providence Art Galleries Tour, Part 1

Providence is a creative city that is home to numerous art galleries and studios. On your trip to Providence, you can view important pieces from the past, as well as cutting edge work from modern artists. Take this tour to visit Providence's most notable art galleries.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
Providence Landmarks Tour

Providence Landmarks Tour

Providence is a beautiful city located on the banks of the Providence River, nearly as old as the United States themselves. It has many interesting historic and architectural landmarks. Take this tour to visit some of Providence's most notable sights.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 km
Providence Religious Sites Tour

Providence Religious Sites Tour

Providence's name alludes to “God's merciful Providence”. The original colony was founded by Roger Williams, a religious exile. Today the city is home to a variety of churches and cathedrals and is quite tolerant of religious differences. Take this tour to visit Providence's beautiful and historic places of worship.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km