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Nice place to visit

We were only in town for 1 day as we were moving our son to the area for a new job. We had part of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Roxboro, North Carolina
Filled with history and unique homes.

Tours available if interested or you can take your own walking tour. Incredible architecture and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Providence, RI
College Hill
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were only in town for 1 day as we were moving our son to the area for a new job. We had part of a day free, so we decided to do a quick tour of downtown Providence. My husband and I were both...More

Thank Deb201
Reviewed 6 days ago

Tours available if interested or you can take your own walking tour. Incredible architecture and history all along Benefit Street, located next to Brown.

Thank Darlene43
Reviewed 1 week ago

Autumn in Providence on Benefit Street! Spring, Summer and Winter, pretty much the same. Benefit Street is filled with terrific stories of how it came to be and there are many walks available to learn all of the history here and in downtown Providence. Historically...More

Thank Karolye
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I didn't stop there - just drove by and took pictures, as it was really cold. But I think it's really nice for a stroll when it's warmer.

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I spent the bulk of a morning walking Benefit Street, looking at the views of Providence down below and taking in all of the historic architecture in College Hill.

Thank Deb C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

It is hard to see the sites in this area because of the toll it takes on your car as you drive through. The condition of the road is terrible. I suggest that you have a chiropractor appointment lined up before you travel this road.

Thank needtogetaway7
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This is just a residential street, but it's very charming and makes for a pleasant walk on a nice day. Think of this like Beacon Hill in Boston. To turn this into an afternoon, walk down Benefit Street, see if one of the two or...More

Thank LikeItsMyJob
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

It was a warm day and I decided to go for a walk on benefit Street, which I had not done in a long while. The street is beautifully kept up, especially during the holiday season. Most of the homes where built several centuries ago....More

Thank Bobbie W
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Benefit street is worth the stroll. See the History of Providence from its homes. The homes date back to the 1700s. As you walk along Benefit street there are signs that tell you about the homes. All the homes are well designbed,

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 4 January 2017

There are so many beautiful and historic buildings to see along Benefit Street. If you want to experience Benefit Street with a guided tour check with the Rhode Island Historical Society at the John Brown House Museum where Power St. meets Benefit St. Along Benefit...More

Thank Delia C
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There are walking tours through the historical society.
3 September 2016|
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Are there guided walking tours on benefit street?
9 March 2015|
Response from juanvlp | Reviewed this property |
No there's not, but hotel nearby like The Hilton and biltmore can help with may questions yo have, and also in tayer st brown university there'S places for answers.