15 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

15 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

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15 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
+5
Fly + Bus + Train + Foot + Bus + Ferry:  12​h 45​min
1
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Newport
— 9 nights
+4
Bus + Foot + Train + Bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

4
nights
New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Get in touch with nature at Ballard's Beach and Fred Benson Town Beach. Visit Mansion Beach and Mohegan Bluffs for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at North Lighthouse, take in panoramic vistas at Clayhead Salon & Spa, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at Rodman's Hollow.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New Shoreham day trip site .

San Francisco to New Shoreham is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New Shoreham. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New Shoreham, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Abrams Animal Farm
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Rodman's Hollow ©
Rodman's Hollow
Fred Benson Town Beach ©
Fred Benson Town Beach
South East Lighthouse ©
South East Lighthouse

9
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Head to Bowen's Wharf and Thames Streetfor some retail therapy. Get outdoors at Cliff Walk and Sachuest Beach (Second Beach). Explore Newport's surroundings by going to Watch Hill (East Beach, Watch Hill Beach, & more), Charlestown (Charlestown Town Beach & East Beach) and Narragansett (Roger W. Wheeler State Beach, Point Judith Lighthouse, & more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Castle Hill Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Napatree Point, admire the striking features of The Elms, and explore the striking landscape of Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Newport tour itinerary builder app .

Getting from New Shoreham to Newport by car takes about 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Narragansett, Watch Hill, Middletown, Charlestown, The Glass Station
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Touro Synagogue ©
Touro Synagogue
Roger W. Wheeler State Beach ©
Roger W. Wheeler State Beach

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