Providence is Rhode Island state's capital and largest city (population around 180,000, metro over 1,6 million). Established in 1636, the city is one of USA's oldest and also 3rd-largest in New England region - after Boston and Worcester
Exceeding Rhode Island by nearly 60% (as it extends into southern Massachusetts) Providence RI is often considered part of Greater Boston commuting area (population over 7,6 million). The city is located at the mouth of Providence River, and at the head of Narragansett Bay.
The town was established by Roger Williams (religious exile from Massachusetts Bay Colony) who named it in honor of "God's merciful Providence". It became one of USA's first industrialized cities, noted for its silverware and jewelry production.
The Providence cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Providence, Rhode Island.
If you lose the Providence location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.