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Providence to Boston drive

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  Providence
 Rock Spot Climbing
 Holiday Inn Exp N Attleboro
 Foxborough
 Dedham
 Met Bar & Grill
 Blue Hills Reservation
 John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Providence to Boston road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Providence to Boston. If you're planning a road trip to Boston, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Providence and Boston. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Providence and Boston. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Providence
drive for about 10 minutes

10:10 am  Rock Spot Climbing
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:10 am
drive for about 14 minutes

11:24 am  Holiday Inn Exp N Attleboro
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:24 pm
drive for about 17 minutes

12:41 pm  Foxborough
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:41 pm
drive for about 13 minutes

1:54 pm  Dedham
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:54 pm
drive for about 16 minutes

3:09 pm  Met Bar & Grill
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:09 pm
drive for about 10 minutes

4:20 pm  Blue Hills Reservation
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:20 pm
drive for about 15 minutes

5:35 pm  John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:35 pm
drive for about 7 minutes

6:42 pm  arrive in Boston
eat at Mike's Pastry
stay at The Westin Copley Place

driving ≈ 1.5 hours




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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Providence, Rhode Island.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.


How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.


Where should I stop along the way?

Rock Spot Climbing

Holiday Inn Exp N Attleboro

Foxborough

Dedham

Met Bar & Grill

Blue Hills Reservation  (3 mentions)

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum  (6 mentions)


Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Boston, Massachusetts.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.


Where's the best place to stay in Boston?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Boston.

You can also see most people recommend as the best amount of time to visit. Find out how many days in Boston to stay.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The Westin Copley Place, which was mentioned 4 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

The Eliot Hotel  (3 mentions)
Hotel Commonwealth  (3 mentions)
The Charles Hotel  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Boston? Click the blue button below.




Where's the best place to eat in Boston?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Mike's Pastry, which was mentioned 15 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Legal Sea Foods  (13 mentions)
Neptune Oyster  (7 mentions)
Alden & Harlow  (7 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Boston? Click the blue button below.




What are some things to do in Boston?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Faneuil Hall  (30 mentions)
Freedom Trail  (29 mentions)
Fenway Park  (26 mentions)
Harvard Square  (18 mentions)
Harvard University  (17 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Boston. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

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Best way to get to downtown Boston from Logan Airport  (20 answers)

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Is the Boston Freedom Trail worth a visit?  (14 answers)

profile  Eunice from Turrialba asked:
Worried about Boston cold weather. What should I wear?  (10 answers)

profile  Sara from Westerly asked:
Where are the best shopping deals in Boston?  (9 answers)

profile  Hannah from Milwaukee asked:
What are the can't miss things to do in Boston?  (9 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Boston.




Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Boston to Providence drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Providence to Boston. Or get a full Providence to Boston flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Providence well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Providence!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 50 miles
driving time of 56 minutes
15 Providence travel answers
200 Boston travel answers





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