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Experience Rhode Island Tours

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“great tour”(30 reviews)
“city tour”(16 reviews)
“rhode island”(76 reviews)
Welcome to Rhode Island. Welcome to our Home. We are a family-owned business started by brothers who grew up in Rhode Island. We love people, and we love Rhode Island. We know the local culture, the back roads, the sights, and the people that make...more
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1 Sabin St, Visitor Information Center, Providence, RI 02903-1841
+1 401-886-0733
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Owned by three brothers who've done their homework to provide great tours Trip 1 - Explore Providence 2hr tour with John. City Tour covering the history of Providence, all the attractions, places of interest, restaurants etc. Trip 2 - Autumn in Rhode Island with Ted...More

5  Thank susanb283
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Just wasn’t worth the cost to be driven around Providence... in addition to that, you may have to pay 15.00 to park at the visitors center like we did. The guide was very nice and charismatic, but I would not recommend this particular trip at...More

3  Thank Jhena M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We do city tours nearly everywhere we go - this was one of the best. John was very knowledgeable, friendly, and entertaining. We went on Oct 04, 2018 which is getting into the off season, and the original day and time scheduled had to be...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2018

The driver was animated and knowledgeable. Great little city worth exploring, and the bus tour is a great way to start.

Thank setarch2016
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We really enjoyed our experience. The tour guide was knowledgeable, engaging, entertaining and welcoming. After our tour he provided great suggestions on additional activities and local hot spots. While the tour was a tad pricey, it was worth it to get a better sense of...More

1  Thank ce_rueberer
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

City Tour; We had a wonderful ecperience! Many thanks to the tour guide who did an outstanding job explaining the history of varipus sites. Opportunities were allowed for picture taking. Questions were asked and thoroughly answered by the tour guide. By the time the tour...More

Thank Pathfinder782517
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Driver was great. A local, very informed and interesting and knew do much more even about things not in the tour!! I would highly recommend.

Thank 145cristyt
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We booked the 1 and 1/2 hour tour of the city of Providence through "Experience Rhode Island Tours" - Shout out to our bus driver and tour guide, Dan H., He was a Rhode Islander and told us all about the history as we were...More

Thank Glinda53
Reviewed 28 August 2018

First time visit to Providence for annual Navy reunion. Spent two days touring Providence, Boston, and complete tour of Rhode Island. Our tour guide, Ted, was outstanding. Sence of humor and a total historian. He also showed interest in all of the others on tour...More

Thank Gerald A
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I took a full day tour called "Rhode Island in a day" on August 11th, it was a great experience. Ted our guide was helpful, friendly and very informative. Totally recommend it.

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Very engaging, funny, creative and informative. Highly recommended and an easy way to “experience” Rhode Island! Sarah

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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The guide John was very knowledgeable about Providence and share a lot of history mixed with anecdotes and funny stories. 90 minute tour gave us a great introduction to the city with a few stops to briefly explore some of the areas and get great...More

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Dianne M
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Response from stoliman | Reviewed this property |
Did not do the taste tour I did the Newport tour and it was the one of the best tours ever I have done
13 June 2018|
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Response from Julia L | Reviewed this property |
It was very quiet when we were there in late April there were only 6 of us on the tour. I booked online the day before. At that time they were running two tours per day morning and afternoon. Don’t know how busy it is at... More
13 June 2018|
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Response from ExperienceRI | Property representative |
patience6, stoliman, and Ross D thank you for your great answers! :) Yes, you do need to reserve in advance. We look forward to having you with us! Sincerely, Experience Rhode Island Tours