7 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

7 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

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7 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: Evansville
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  9​h 45​min
1
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Newport
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Evansville

2
nights
New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Abrams Animal Farm, then take a leisurely stroll along Mansion Beach, then enjoy the sea views from North Lighthouse, and finally stroll through Clayhead Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fred Benson Town Beach, explore and take pictures at 1661 Farm and Gardens, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mohegan Bluffs.

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

Evansville to New Shoreham is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Evansville to New Shoreham is 1 hour. Traveling from Evansville in October, you will find days in New Shoreham are a bit cooler (63°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Abrams Animal Farm
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North Lighthouse ©
North Lighthouse
Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
Fred Benson Town Beach ©
Fred Benson Town Beach

4
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Explore hidden gems such as The Preservation Society of Newport County and St. Mary's Catholic Church. Escape the urban bustle at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge and Ocean Drive Historic District. There's much more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Castle Hill Lighthouse, sample the tasty concoctions at Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co., examine the collection at The Breakers, and admire the landmark architecture of Marble House.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Newport itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from New Shoreham to Newport takes 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Newport are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Middletown
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St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge ©

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