Staying Indoors: Providence, RI

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We’ve rounded up even more ways to have fun indoors because although the thermometer is moving in the right direction, you always need some inside activities to add to your “living-my-best-life” list.

This week we head down to Providence, Rhode Island:

Blow Glass

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Make your own ornament, paperweight, drinking glass, bowl, or vase at Gather Glass, a glass-blowing studio and gallery located on Atwells Avenue. Their master glassblowers offer glass-blowing lessons that walk you step by step through the process of making hand-blown glass art. Gather Glass also has a mobile glass-blowing unit for demonstrations at public and private events.

Shop Till You Drop

Centrally located with plenty of parking, Providence Place Mall is Rhode Island’s ultimate shopping destination. The mall has an extensive variety of stores and restaurants, a 17-screen (including Sony Digital 4K projection) cinema, a wide variety of in-store demos and classes, and entertaining events and activities.

Crack A Laugh

Catch some of the biggest names in stand-up comedy at the Comedy Connection. Started in 1989, the East Providence club has been bringing big laughs to the smallest state with a full calendar of entertaining jokesters. Full bar and free parking make a night of hilarity for you and your friends an easy choice.

Sing It Loud

Photo Credits: Maurisa Mackey & Rashelle Palmer

It’s been many decades since karaoke first took off in America, and yet, it is still a wickedly fun night out on the town! Come test your pipes at The Boombox, Providence’s first and only karaoke lounge. Located at The Dean Hotel, The Boombox offers both a lounge area where you can listen to (or join in) the public singing excitement, as well as five private rooms where you and your pals can let loose with your own karaoke setup loaded with thousands of frequently-updated songs.

Get Out . . .

Of The Great Escape Room! Providence’s location of this highly rated national escape room chain lets you test your code-breaking, problem-solving, combination-cracking skills with several themed experiences, including a lockdown in the White House bunker, a Harry Houdini seance and Sherlock and Moriarty Scavenger Hunts. Fun for the whole family They even have a portable escape experience called On the Run for an out-of-the-box adventure at your office.

Get a Lift

From Air Court to Sky Tower, Foam Zone, Sky Joust, and many more activity zones, you and your kids will be bouncing off the walls (and floors) at Sky Zone, Providence’s indoor trampoline amusement park. SkyZone is full of one-of-a-kind sports attractions designed to push your limits, allow you to fly higher, laugh harder, and have tons of fun.

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