5 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

5 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

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5 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
1
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 1 night
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  6​h
End: Newark

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Shop till you drop at Thames Glass and South County Center for the Arts. Take a break from the city and head to Cliff Walk and Purgatory Chasm. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newport: Providence (Historic Federal Hill & Providence Performing Arts Center). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Breakers, take a stroll through Thames Street, admire the landmark architecture of Marble House, and contemplate the long history of The Elms.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Newport day trip planning app .

Newark to Newport is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Newark in March: highs in Newport hover around 43°F, while lows dip to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to New Shoreham.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Providence, South County Center for the Arts, Purgatory Chasm, Narragansett Beach
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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 20th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Mohegan Bluffs, stop by Block Island Trading Company, then view the masterpieces at Spring Street Gallery, then shop like a local with Jessie Edwards Studio, and finally soothe aching muscles at Clayhead Salon & Spa.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New Shoreham online route planner .

You can drive from Newport to New Shoreham in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in March, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Shopping Trails Beaches
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Jessie Edwards Studio ©
Jessie Edwards Studio
Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
Spring Street Gallery ©
Spring Street Gallery

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