5 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

5 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

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5 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  5​h
1
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
2
Middletown
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Charlotte

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 11th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): admire the striking features of The Elms, then see the interesting displays at The Breakers, then get to know the fascinating history of Ocean Drive Historic District, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Adams State Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Newport journey builder app .

Charlotte to Newport is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Charlotte in August; daily highs in Newport reach 79°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Middletown.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
The Elms
The Elms

3
nights
Middletown

Middletown ©
Middletown is a town in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Newport Vineyards. Get out of town with these interesting Middletown side-trips: Sandwich (Sandwich Glass Museum & Heritage Museums & Gardens), Plymouth (Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth Rock, & more) and Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth). It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Norman Bird Sanctuary and Head underground at Purgatory Chasm.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Middletown online trip itinerary maker .

Middletown is very close to Newport. In August in Middletown, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Middletown

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Plymouth, Sandwich, Shining Sea Bikeway
Highlights from your plan
Newport Vineyards ©
Newport Vineyards
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

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