7 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

7 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

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7 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Newport
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + taxi + train:  5​h 45​min
End: New York City

4
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Get outdoors at Sachuest Beach (Second Beach) and Fishing Charters & Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Brenton Point State Park and Watch Hill Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: Charlestown Town Beach (in Charlestown), Narragansett (Roger W. Wheeler State Beach & Salty Brine State Beach) and Kinney Azalea Garden (in Kingston). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Napatree Point, stroll through Purgatory Chasm, get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, and cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District.

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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. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Newport reach 73°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to New Shoreham.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Narragansett, Watch Hill, Middletown, The Glass Station, Napatree Point
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Roger W. Wheeler State Beach ©
Roger W. Wheeler State Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours
Napatree Point
Napatree Point

2
nights
New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fred Benson Town Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at North Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Clay Head Nature Trail, and finally experience rural life at Abrams Animal Farm. On your second day here, take in the waterfront at Mansion Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Rodman's Hollow, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mohegan Bluffs.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New Shoreham online vacation planner .

You can drive from Newport to New Shoreham in 2 hours. July in New Shoreham sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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