5 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

5 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

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5 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: Newark
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  4​h 30​min
1
New Shoreham, Block Island
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Little Compton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Charlestown
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Newark

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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 11th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from South East Lighthouse and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mohegan Bluffs.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New Shoreham tour itinerary planning site .

Newark to New Shoreham is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of train and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, train, and ferry. When traveling from Newark in July, plan for little chillier days in New Shoreham, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Little Compton.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
South East Lighthouse ©
South East Lighthouse

2
nights
Little Compton

Little Compton ©
Little Compton is a town in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Bowen's Wharf, then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Goosewing Beach Preserve. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Little Compton trip maker website .

Drive from New Shoreham to Little Compton in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Little Compton can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Charlestown.

Things to do in Little Compton

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Newport, Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge
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Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge ©
Bowen's Wharf ©
Bowen's Wharf

2
nights
Charlestown

Charlestown ©
Charlestown is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): look for gifts at Watch Hill Outfitters, then kick back and relax at Misquamicut State Beach, and then look for gifts at Fantastic Umbrella Factory. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Salty Brine State Beach and then stroll through Roger W. Wheeler State Beach.

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You can drive from Little Compton to Charlestown in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charlestown

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Narragansett, Watch Hill Outfitters, Misquamicut State Beach
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Misquamicut State Beach ©
Misquamicut State Beach
Roger W. Wheeler State Beach ©
Roger W. Wheeler State Beach
Salty Brine State Beach ©
Salty Brine State Beach

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