4 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

4 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

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4 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Providence
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Westerly
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Little Compton
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Chicago

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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.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Providence trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Chicago to Providence is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Providence due to the time zone difference. August in Providence sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New Shoreham.

Things to do in Providence

Shopping
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Venda Ravioli ©
Venda Ravioli
Rhode Island School of Design ©
Rhode Island School of Design

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New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Fred Benson Town Beach and then hike along Mohegan Bluffs.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Shoreham trip site .

Do a combination of train and ferry from Providence to New Shoreham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Providence, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Shoreham, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Westerly.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
Fred Benson Town Beach ©
Fred Benson Town Beach

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Westerly

Westerly ©
Westerly is a town on the southwestern shoreline of Washington County, Rhode Island, United States founded in 1669 by John Babcock. On the 6th (Mon), look for gifts at Fantastic Umbrella Factory, then enjoy the sand and surf at Misquamicut State Beach, and then look for gifts at Watch Hill Outfitters.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Westerly trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from New Shoreham to Westerly in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Westerly are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Little Compton.

Things to do in Westerly

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Fantastic Umbrella Factory
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Misquamicut State Beach ©
Misquamicut State Beach
Fantastic Umbrella Factory ©
Fantastic Umbrella Factory
Watch Hill Outfitters ©
Watch Hill Outfitters

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night
Little Compton

Little Compton ©
Little Compton is a town in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States. On the 7th (Tue), take a leisurely stroll along Bowen's Wharf, get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, and then examine the collection at The Breakers.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Little Compton online day trip planner .

You can drive from Westerly to Little Compton in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Little Compton can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Little Compton

Trails Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Newport
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The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Bowen's Wharf ©
Bowen's Wharf

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