4 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

4 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

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4 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 1 night
ferry + bus:  3​h 45​min
End: Boston

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: Kinney Azalea Garden (in Kingston) and RISD Museum (in Providence). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Breakers, don't miss a visit to International Tennis Hall of Fame, take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District, and steep yourself in history at Marble House.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Newport sightseeing planning tool .

Boston to Newport is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to New Shoreham.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kinney Azalea Garden, RISD Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Elms
The Elms

1
night
New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at North Lighthouse, visit a coastal fixture at South East Lighthouse, explore the striking landscape at Mohegan Bluffs, then take in the exciting artwork at Spring Street Gallery, and finally experience rural life at Abrams Animal Farm.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our New Shoreham trip planner .

You can drive from Newport to New Shoreham in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in New Shoreham are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Historic Sites Nature Trails

Side Trip

Abrams Animal Farm
Highlights from your plan
South East Lighthouse ©
South East Lighthouse
Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
North Lighthouse ©
North Lighthouse

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