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Swansea overview

Swansea is a friendly place, distinct for its rivers and known for its universities and shops. You'll enjoy the abundant coffee and dining choices. Families will find plenty of fun at Roger Williams Park Zoo and Buttonwood Park Zoo. Roger Williams Park and Brown University are popular places to visit. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Swansea is for you.

Where to stay in Swansea

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Swansea has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Swansea with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Swansea hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Swansea hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Swansea

Fly in to Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), 11.8 mi (19 km) from central Swansea. New Bedford, MA (EWB-New Bedford Regional) is the next closest major airport, 14.4 mi (23.1 km) away.

What to see around Swansea

Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Coles River Family Fun Center
  • • Fantasyland
  • • Seekonk Grand Prix
  • • Crescent Park Looff Carousel
  • • The Butterfly Zoo
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favourite shopping areas:
  • • Brown University Bookstore
  • • Westminster Arcade
  • • Providence Place Mall
  • • Garden City Center
  • • Raynham Flea Market
Take some time to explore the campus or the surrounding area:
  • • Brown University
  • • Rhode Island School of Design
  • • Johnson and Wales University
  • • Providence College
  • • Wheaton College
Popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Roger Williams Park
  • • Roger Williams Park Zoo
  • • Kennedy Plaza
  • • Rhode Island State Capitol Building
  • • Buttonwood Park Zoo

When to visit Swansea

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 12°C day, -8°C night
  • April-June: 27°C day, 1°C night
  • July-September: 29°C day, 8°C night
  • October-December: 20°C day, -7°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 312 cm
  • April-June: 313 cm
  • July-September: 293 cm
  • October-December: 324 cm
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