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Providence, Rhode Island Offers Summer Getaway Package; New Attractions and Restaurants Enhance the Deal.



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PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 10, 2004

The Providence Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau (PWCVB PWCVB Providence Warwick Convention Visitors Bureau (Providence, RI) ) launched the 2004 Summer Getaway Package. Perfect for travelers looking to enjoy a few nights stay in Rhode Island's Renaissance capital, the package uniquely allows guests to tailor their itinerary while experiencing some of Rhode Island's best hotels, restaurants, shops, and attractions. Valid through August 31, 2004, the 2004 Summer Getaway Package welcomes new participants in the effort to enhance the visitor experience, offering discount hotel accommodations, attraction vouchers, 15% discounts at select restaurants and retailers, a complimentary R.I. gift bag, RIPTA trolley passes, and a free coupon book for premium outlet savings.

Packages may be purchased by calling your hotel of choice and mentioning the Providence Warwick CVB's Getaway Package. Participating hotels include the Christopher Dodge House, Courtyard Marriott Providence, Holiday Inn Providence, Marriott Providence, Providence Biltmore Hotel, Radisson Hotel Providence, State House Inn, and Westin Providence, AAA AAA: see American Automobile Association.


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Participating attractions are Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, Conway - Banner Trail Trolley Tours, Feinstein IMAX Theatre, Museum of Natural History and Planetarium, Newport Vineyards, Rhode Island Historical Society Rhode Island Historical Society is a privately endowed, membership organization dedicated to collecting, preserving, and sharing Rhode Island's history, located in Providence, Rhode Island.  SummerWalks, Roger Williams Park Zoo The Roger Williams Park Zoo of Providence, Rhode Island, USA houses over 1000 animals representing 139 species, including bald eagles, snow leopards, Asian black bears, giraffes, and African elephants, in naturalistic settings. , Audubon Society Environmental Education Center, Governor Henry Lippitt House The Governor Henry Lippitt House is a museum located in Providence, Rhode Island. It was built in 1865 by Governor Henry Lippitt. The U.S. Department of the Interior designated the house a National Historic Landmark in 1976.  Museum, John Brown House Museum, Linden Place Mansion and Museum, Museum of Work and Culture, Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)

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, Russian Submarine Museum, Sakonnet Vineyards and Winery, and A Living History Museum at Slater Mill.

Dining options range from upscale to the local pubs or family restaurants, featuring cuisines of many different ethnicities. Restaurants offering a 15% discount to package patrons include Angelo's Civita Farnese Angelo's Civita Farnese is a popular restaurant in the Federal Hill neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island.[1]

Founded in 1924, it is known for as much for its atmosphere as for its food.
, Audrey's Restaurant, Black Swan Restaurant, Blake's Tavern, Cassarino's Restaurant, Euro Bistro, Ground Round Grill & Bar, Murphy's Deli & Bar, Remington's, Trinity Brewhouse, and Viola's Italian Bistro.

Retailers offering 15% shopping discounts include Garbolino and OOP!, as well as Wrentham Village Premium Outlets' free coupon book worth hundreds of dollars in additional savings.

Providence is easy to get to via I-95, one-hour south of Boston and three hours north of New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City

City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S.
. Providence's T.F. Green Airport was named Third Best in the Country by Conde Nast Traveler's Readers Choice Poll, one of the Top Five Alternative Airports in the Country by Forbes Magazine, and offers some of the lowest average fares nationwide. Providence is located along Amtrak's Northeast Corridor between Washington DC, New York, and Boston, with high-speed Acela service available.

The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization whose mission is to create vibrant growth for the local hospitality economy by promoting, developing, and expanding a united visitor industry. Web site: www.GoProvidence.com.
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