Self-Guided Tours

The Blackstone Heritage Corridor, Inc. has produced a series of self-guided walking and driving tours of sites across the Blackstone River Valley.

Brochures of the tours can be picked up at a visitor center or you can download PDF versions of the brochures.

If you would like a brochure mailed to you, contact us by phone (401) 762-0250 or email (

   Tours that are available now for your mobile device:
  • Chepachet (Glocester) RI Walking Tour
  • Great Road Driving Tour
  • Harrisville (Burrillville) RI Walking Tour
  • Pawtucket, RI Walking Tour
  • Providence, RI Walking Tour of Churches on College Hill
  • Woonsocket, RI Walking Tour

Download the app Locacious to access the tours.


Great Road

Great Road

Blackstone Canal

Blackstone Canal

Industrial History

Industrial History

Industrial History


Massachusetts Brochures

The Crossroads of the Blackstone Valley.

Blackstone, MA Walking Tour

Where fields met factories and country met commerce

Douglas, MA Walking Tour

Take a stroll through a classic New England town and imagine yourself transported through the moment of the shopkeepers’ millenium.

Grafton, MA Walking Tour

Discover big dreams in a small town.

Hopedale, MA Walking Tour

All it takes is a little “Common” sense to enjoy Leicester’s historic town green.

Leicester, MA Walking Tour

Explore a historic crossroads village.

Mendon, MA Walking Tour

Explore a village filled with mills, crossed by roads, rivers, and rails.

Millbury, MA Walking Tour

Discover what makes history in Millville!

Millville, MA Walking Tour

Visit a village hidden within a town, Worcester’s own “Little Sweden.”

Worcester, MA Walking Tour

A self-guided walk along the historic Blackstone Canal.

Uxbridge, MA Towpath Walk

Follow country roads to a rural hamlet where fertile farms and family workshops gave industrialization its life.

Sutton, MA Walking Tour

Discover Yankee ingenuity in the height of fashion.”

Upton, MA Walking Tour

Explore a living tapestry of historic dimensions.

Uxbridge, MA Walking Tour

Follow the path to riches in a company town.

Northbridge, MA Walking Tour

Solve two of history’s mysteries: Where did the Blackstone Canal flow through Worcester? Where is it now?

Worcester, MA Driving Tour

Rhode Island Brochures

Explore a small village with a long history

Central Falls, RI Walking Tour

Glocester, RI Walking Tour

Take a side trip off the Blackstone to the banks of theWoonasquatucket River.

Smithfield, RI Walking Tour

Travel through three hundred years in three miles.

Great Road, Lincoln Driving Tour

Preserving a Mill Village Lifestyle.

Burrillville, RI Walking Tour

Take a close-up look at what makes a city interesting.

Pawtucket, RI Walking Tour

What Style is That Church?

Providence, RI Walking Tour

Find out what a Rhode Island village, a Count born in Massachusetts, and a can of baking powder have in common.

East Providence, RI Walking Tour

America’s first textile village.

North Smithfield, RI Walking Tour

Building a textile empire- leading a moral crusade.

Cumberland, RI Walking Tour

Greetings from Woonsocket!

Woonsocket, RI Walking Tour