7 days in Rhode Island, Boston & Essex Itinerary

7 days in Rhode Island, Boston & Essex Itinerary

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Providence
— 1 night
2
Boston
— 2 nights
3
Essex
— 1 night

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night
Providence

Providence ©
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cliff Walk, Ocean Drive Historic District, The Breakers, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Benefit Street and then take in a show at WaterFire. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): examine the collection at The Breakers, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Drive Historic District, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Providence trip app.

Henrico to Providence is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Henrico in May, expect Providence to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Providence

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Newport
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The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trademark Tour of MIT, Boston Duck Tours and New England Aquarium. On the 25th (Sat), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at New England Aquarium, hunt for treasures at Quincy Market, and then traverse land and water with Boston Duck Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Trademark Tour of MIT.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston itinerary planner.

You can drive from Providence to Boston in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Boston, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Essex.

Things to do in Boston

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Tours

Side Trip

Trademark Tour of MIT
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New England Aquarium ©
New England Aquarium
Quincy Market ©
Quincy Market
Boston Duck Tours ©
Boston Duck Tours

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night
Essex

Essex ©
Essex is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gillette Castle State Park as well as Essex Steam Train & Riverboat. On the 27th (Mon), take a tour by water with Essex Steam Train & Riverboat and then admire the majestic nature at Gillette Castle State Park.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Essex vacation planner.

You can drive from Boston to Essex in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Essex can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Essex

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gillette Castle State Park
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Essex Steam Train & Riverboat ©
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle State Park

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