5. WALKING TOURS OF PROVIDENCE
Your dog need not be well-bred or have bloodlines dating to kings, but it must be well-behaved in order to accompany you on a narrated historical walking tour of Providence It begins at the John Brown House Museum, part of the Rhode Island Historical Society. Leashing is the law while you both take in the sights and sounds of the capital city.
52 Power St., 401-331-8575, rihs.org. The 90-minute walking tours of the Benefit Street area are conducted June 15-Oct. 15, Tuesday through Saturday at 11 a.m. Adults $12, seniors and members $10, children 12 and under $6. Free parking in RIHS lot.