Details: Where to go, what to do in Providence, R.I.

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Want to take a spur-of-the-moment trip to Providence? Here's what you need to know for the weekend of Feb. 5-7.

GETTING THERE

Nonstop flights from BWI to Providence on Southwest start at $167 round-trip.

WHERE TO STAY

Hotel Providence

139 Mathewson St., 800-861-8990

http://www.hotelprovidence.com

Boutique hotel in a restored 19th-century building. Rooms from $159.

Hampton Inn & Suites

58 Weybosset St., 401-608-3500

http://www.providencedowntownhotels.com

Located in a historic building that at one point served as a chapel. Rooms from $109.


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