While in Providence, RI, visit Waterplace Park. Although it sounds like it could be an amusement park with water rides, it's really a relaxing area where you can enjoy a picnic or view some of the beautiful fountains that are in the area. The park holds festivals and concerts during the year.
Located in the center of Providence, Waterplace Park is one that is easy to find. It is kid-friendly and offers four acres of space to run and play. The park surrounds a tidal basin. You can ride on a gondola to view some of the beautiful images of the park or lounge on a surfboard. Concerts are held in the amphitheater. Many festivals are held at the park during the year. Most of the festivals include vendors who set up to sell arts and crafts as well as food and drinks. In the evening, you can see a fire display on the water. This is one of the most beautiful images that the city offers. A large bridge stretches through the park. Pathways under the bridge and in the rest of the park have recently been updated to include new tiles. While in the park, you can almost forget that you're in the middle of the busy city.
If you're looking for a way to relax while in Providence, then spend some time at Waterplace Park. Lay on a blanket in the middle of the grass, or sit along the water's edge. There are a few events held at the park, giving you something to do at any time of the year.