11 days in Providence, Newport & New Shoreham Itinerary

11 days in Providence, Newport & New Shoreham Itinerary

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11 days in Providence, Newport & New Shoreham Itinerary

Start: Providence
1
Providence
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
New Shoreham
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Providence

4
nights
Providence

Providence ©
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Providence: Plymouth (Plymouth Rock & Plimoth Plantation) and Provincetown (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, & more). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of WaterFire Providence, admire all the interesting features of Brown University, admire the masterpieces at RISD Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at State House.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Providence road trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Providence. In June in Providence, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Providence

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Provincetown, Plymouth
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Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 7th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Breakers, then stroll through Cliff Walk, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Drive Historic District, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Thames Glass. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, and then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Newport trip planner.

Drive from Providence to Newport in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. While traveling from Providence, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to New Shoreham.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Falmouth, Heritage Museums & Gardens, Mystic Aquarium
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Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

3
nights
New Shoreham

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from South East Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Spring Street Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ballard's Beach, and then explore the striking landscape at Mohegan Bluffs.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New Shoreham travel planning app .

You can drive from Newport to New Shoreham in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 59°F. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Abrams Animal Farm
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Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
South East Lighthouse ©
South East Lighthouse
Fred Benson Town Beach ©
Fred Benson Town Beach

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