A city break in Providence, Rhode Island, is like stepping back in time. The city has a quaint, New England vibe, reflected in the architecture in the older parts of town. It's the perfect strolling city, so pack your walking shoes and discover a historic building, quirky café, or green spaces at every turn. Its several colleges mean the Providence demographic skews to younger age groups, so you won't be short of trendy bars or experimental restaurants where you can spend your evenings with artists, professionals, and university students. Federal Hill and State House are the must-see attractions in town, and also worth a visit is famous Brown University, where you can venture on a self-guided tour to see the grounds at your own pace. Providence has a vibrant and thriving restaurant scene, so choose your favorite cuisine and treat yourself to a tasty meal in the downtown area to round off your New England weekend break.