7 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

7 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

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7 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  6​h 45​min
1
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Newport
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at 1661 Farm and Gardens, explore the striking landscape at Mohegan Bluffs, then enjoy the sea views from South East Lighthouse, then view the masterpieces at Spring Street Gallery, and finally relax in the rural setting at Abrams Animal Farm.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New Shoreham vacation planner .

Washington DC to New Shoreham is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of subway, bus, flight, and ferry. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect nights in New Shoreham to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are little chillier, around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Abrams Animal Farm
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Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
South East Lighthouse ©
South East Lighthouse
Clay Head Nature Trail ©
Clay Head Nature Trail

4
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Colt State Park (in Bristol), Providence (Roger Williams Park Zoo, RISD Museum, & more) and Kinney Azalea Garden (in Kingston). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Breakers, stop by Milk and Honey Bazaar, tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour, and admire the landmark architecture of Marble House.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from New Shoreham to Newport in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Providence, Milk and Honey Bazaar, Kinney Azalea Garden, Colt State Park
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The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
Rail Tours

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