8 days in Little Compton & Newport Itinerary

8 days in Little Compton & Newport Itinerary

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Little Compton
— 4 nights
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Newport
— 3 nights
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Little Compton

— 4 nights
Little Compton is a town in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Capron Park Zoo and Crescent Park Looff Carousel. Family-friendly places like New Bedford Whaling Museum and Fogland Beach will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Hurricane Barrier Harbor Walk (in New Bedford) and Fort Phoenix State Reservation (in Fairhaven). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Goosewing Beach Preserve, experience rural life at Young Family Farm, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Shore Beach, and make a trip to Little Compton Commons.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Little Compton online attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Little Compton. In September in Little Compton, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Little Compton

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Newport

— 3 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): go for a stroll along the water at Newport Shipyard & Marina. On your second day here, kick back and relax at East Beach, stroll through Charlestown Town Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Thames Glass.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Newport attractions planner.

You can drive from Little Compton to Newport in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 58°F. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip