Providence is consistently rated as one of the best cities in the United States.
Handily beat out Boston (#27) to be voted third favorite city in America by Travel and Leisure.
Coolest city in America according to GQ.
Coolest city in New England according to the Telegraph.
Best small city in America according to the Architectural Digest.
Providence "remains unpretentious and affordable, a place where even the best restaurants rarely demand reservations" according to the New York Times.
A "legitimate culinary capital" according to Travel and Leisure.
33rd best place to go in the world according to the New York Times.
Providence is well known for its college-student-affordable world class food.
Forbes released their list of "6 'Must-Eat' Places in Providence, Rhode Island"
Oberlin, less than a mile from campus, was ranked the 7th best new restaurant in America.
We have a "creative food scene that's not to be overlooked" according to Food Republic.
Federal Hill, a neighborhood in Providence, is the #2 Little Italy in the nation according to Chef Mario Batali.
A few more unique perks about Providence.
The MBTA's commuter rail offers tickets between Providence and Boston for less than $12.
Newport, RI, the world famous beach town, is less than an hours drive south.
Lobster can be found for $5.99/lb in grocery stores during the summer.