7 days in Newport & New Shoreham Itinerary

7 days in Newport & New Shoreham Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Rhode Island itinerary planner

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Newport
— 2 nights
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Newport
Ferry
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New Shoreham
— 4 nights

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Newport

— 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 21st (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Fort Wetherill State Park, then cruise along Bellevue Avenue Historic District, then contemplate the long history of Kingscote, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of The Preservation Society of Newport County, then steep yourself in history at Chateau-sur-Mer, and then examine the collection at Rosecliff.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Newport trip maker tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Newport. In June, daytime highs in Newport are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Newport

City by the Sea

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Newport day trip site.

You'll set off for New Shoreham on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

New Shoreham

— 4 nights
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Get a sense of the local culture at South East Lighthouse and Jessie Edwards Studio. Explore hidden gems such as Mohegan Bluffs and Mansion Beach. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Fred Benson Town Beach, kick back and relax at Ballard's Beach, cast your line with a fishing tour, and hike along Clay Head Nature Trail.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New Shoreham trip planner.

Getting from Newport to New Shoreham by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in June, and nighttime lows around 59°F.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trip

Block Island travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Lighthouses · Beaches
Block Island is located off the coast of the U.S. state of Rhode Island, named after Dutch explorer Adriaen Block. It is located in the Atlantic Ocean about 14mi east of Montauk Point, Long Island, New York, and 13mi south from mainland Rhode Island, from which it is separated by Block Island Sound.The United States Census Bureau defines Block Island as census tract 415 of Washington County, Rhode Island. As of the 2010 Census, the island's population is 1,051 living on a land area of 9.734sqmi. The island is part of the Outer Lands region, a coastal archipelago.The Nature Conservancy added Block Island to its list of "The Last Great Places", which consists of 12 sites in the western hemisphere. About 40 percent of the island is set aside for conservation. Presidents Bill Clinton, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Ulysses S. Grant have visited Block Island. Other famous visitors include Amelia Earhart and Charles Lindbergh, who each visited the island in 1929.

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