8 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

8 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

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8 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: Columbus
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  9​h
1
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Newport
— 6 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Columbus

1
night
New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Abrams Animal Farm.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New Shoreham itinerary planner.

Columbus to New Shoreham is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Columbus, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New Shoreham, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Abrams Animal Farm
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Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
South East Lighthouse ©
South East Lighthouse

6
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Get a sense of the local culture at Marble House and Ocean Drive Historic District. The Elms and Fort Adams State Park will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Providence (WaterFire Providence & Water Place Park and Riverwalk), The Glass Station (in Wakefield) and Misquamicut State Beach (in Misquamicut). Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, examine the collection at Rosecliff, stroll through Narragansett Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Seapowet Marsh and Point Fishing Area.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Newport trip app .

Drive from New Shoreham to Newport in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Middletown, Providence, Narragansett, Napatree Point, The Glass Station
Highlights from your plan
Marble House ©
Marble House
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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