6 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

6 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

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6 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Middletown
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Escape the urban bustle at Cliff Walk and Narragansett Beach. Get some historical perspective at Ocean Drive Historic District and St. Mary's Catholic Church. Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: WaterFire (in Providence) and Misquamicut State Beach (in Misquamicut). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of The Elms, sample the tasty concoctions at Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co., and contemplate the long history of Marble House.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport vacation builder website .

New York City to Newport is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, Newport is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 79°F and lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Middletown.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Narragansett Beach, WaterFire, Misquamicut State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Elms
The Elms
Marble House ©
Marble House

3
nights
Middletown

Middletown ©
Middletown is a town in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Newport Vineyards. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Sachuest Beach (Second Beach), kick back and relax at Third Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Lizzie Borden House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Silver Beach, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, and then don't miss a visit to Plymouth Rock.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Middletown day trip tool .

Middletown is just a stone's throw from Newport. In August, daily temperatures in Middletown can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Middletown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Falmouth, Plymouth Rock, Lizzie Borden House
Highlights from your plan
Old Silver Beach ©
Old Silver Beach
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock

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