Located a short distance away from Empire Hyundai is the exciting city of Providence, Rhode Island. With its interesting history, thriving city atmosphere and surrounding landscapes, and dynamic cultural scene, Providence, Rhode Island offers everything you could want in a city.


Providence, Rhode Island was founded in 1636, is one of the oldest cities in the states, and currently serves as the capital of Rhode Island. The city is perched on the Providence River and on the beautiful seascape of Narragansett Bay. The founder of Providence, Roger Williams, declared the area to be in "God's merciful Providence," and the city was thus named.

Since its founding, the city has been home to various industries, reputable hospitals and medical centers, and some of the best colleges and universities in the United States. In 2009, it was declared the "Creative Capital."

Things To Do

In Providence, Rhode Island, you'll never be bored. Here are some things that we recommend doing while you explore this historic city.

  • Providence Historic Walking Tours: Spend an afternoon strolling through the city streets and along the sea to see all that Providence has to offer.
  • WaterFire Providence: Every summer, Providence is home to WaterFire, drawing thousands of visitors from near and far. WaterFire is an award-winning fire sculpture installation that winds through downtown Providence, along its three rivers. You won't want to miss this breathtaking event.
  • Roger Williams Park: This park has something for everyone, including a zoo, beautiful walking paths, the Botanical Center, and the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium. Spend a day exploring the park and all that it has to offer.
  • Explore Brown University: Providence is home to Brown University, which was founded in 1764 and is one of the most prestigious universities in the states. Take an afternoon to explore this historic campus and marvel at its hallowed halls of learning. 

  • The best way to get to Providence is behind the wheel of a new Hyundai vehicle from Empire Hyundai. Call or visit us at 428 Pleasant Street, Fall River, MA 02721 today!


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