Full Day Bus Tour

Rhode Island in a Day

Group of people near the shore posing to the camera with the view of Beavertail Lighthouse, Jamestown, RI.

About This Tour

We want to show what’s great about the Ocean State! If you would like to experience the culture, cuisine, scenery, and story of America’s smallest state in one amazing day with an expert guide, then this is the tour for you. Only 48 miles long and 37 miles wide, Rhode Island is full of big surprises! As we take you on this enlightening journey, you will enjoy the things that make Rhode Island so attractive and unique. Beginning in our capital city and traveling by tour bus around our beautiful Bay, you will take in breathtaking views, and learn what this state has contributed to America. On this trip you will visit the things Rhode Island is most known for including picturesque beaches, colonial architecture and history, lighthouses, islands, quintessential New England towns, and stunning mansions. Going from Providence to Newport, and exploring many beautiful towns in between, this tour will show you Rhode Island in a Day!

Tour Highlights

  • Beavertail – third-oldest lighthouse in America
  • Bristol – America’s most patriotic town
  • Newport’s mansion avenue
  • Ocean Drive
  • Roger Williams Park
  • Wickford – colonial fishing village

What's Included

  • Narrated tour

Departure & Return

Departure Locations: Visitor Information Center at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI (1 Sabin St) -OR- Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, RI (801 Greenwich Ave)

*please make sure you take note of your pick up location in your reservation


Where can I park for the Visitor Information Center?
We recommend parking at either the Rhode Island Convention Center, or the Providence Place Mall.

Are the tours rain or shine?
Yes, unless you hear otherwise from us.

Can we take any of the public tours as a private or group tour?
Yes, all of the public tours can be reserved as a private or group tour, and can be reserved for any time of the year, any day of the week and any time of day you choose.

Are a minimum number of participants required for your tours?
Yes, we require a minimum of 5 total participants for the Discover Providence tour, and a minimum of 10 total participants for the Newport: Rhode Island’s Spectacular City by the Sea, and Rhode Island in a Day tours. If less than the minimum number of total participants required have booked a particular tour, the people who have booked that tour will be given the opportunity to still take the tour by purchasing the minimum amount of bookings required, switch to another time that tour is offered, switch to a different tour, or receive a full refund.

Are your buses handicap accessible?
Yes and no. All of our buses are equipped with handrails to assist in climbing the two steps into the bus. In addition, most of our buses are also equipped with a storage area where we can put mobility aids. Our buses are not equipped with wheelchair lifts, however.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

If you have to cancel a tour for which you have purchased tickets, you will be given the option to choose another time, another day, or another tour. You can also receive a full refund, as long as we did not have to turn other customers away because of your reservation.

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$95 Per Person
Group (10 or more):
Youth (Ages 5-17): 
Child (Ages 0-4): 

At a Glance


Available May - October


Tour Length: 8 hours

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