12 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

12 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

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12 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: Houston
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  11​h
1
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Newport
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Houston

5
nights
New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. New Shoreham is known for nature, historic sites, beaches, trails, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Mohegan Bluffs, kick back and relax at Fred Benson Town Beach, relax in the rural setting at 1661 Farm and Gardens, and stroll through Mansion Beach.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New Shoreham day trip planner.

Houston to New Shoreham is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to New Shoreham is 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in August, things will get a bit cooler in New Shoreham: highs are around 77°F and lows about 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Abrams Animal Farm
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Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
South East Lighthouse ©
South East Lighthouse
North Lighthouse ©
North Lighthouse

6
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Providence (Historic Federal Hill, RISD Museum, & more) and Colt State Park (in Bristol). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, steep yourself in history at Fort Adams State Park, admire all the interesting features of Ocean Drive Historic District, and examine the collection at The Breakers.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Newport online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from New Shoreham to Newport takes 2 hours. August in Newport sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Providence, Seapowet Marsh and Point Fishing Area, Colt State Park, Newport Vineyards, Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
The Elms
The Elms

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