8 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

8 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Newport
— 4 nights
2
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 3 nights

4
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Newport Vineyards and Audrain Automobile Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Sachuest Beach (Second Beach) and Roger W. Wheeler State Beach. Go for a jaunt from Newport to Narragansett to see Fishing Charters & Tours about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, enjoy the sea views from Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, steep yourself in history at Chateau-sur-Mer, and get a taste of the local shopping with Bowen's Wharf.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Newport day trip planner.

Boston to Newport is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Newport can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Shoreham.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Middletown, Jamestown, Narragansett
Highlights from your plan
Newport Vineyards ©
Newport Vineyards
Roger W. Wheeler State Beach ©
Roger W. Wheeler State Beach
Beavertail Lighthouse and Park ©
Beavertail Lighthouse and Park

3
nights
New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. South East Lighthouse and North Lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Mansion Beach and Fred Benson Town Beach. There's lots more to do: trek along Clay Head Nature Trail, experience rural life at Abrams Animal Farm, take in panoramic vistas at Clayhead Salon & Spa, and go for a stroll along the water at Great Salt Pond.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New Shoreham trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Newport to New Shoreham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. September in New Shoreham sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Abrams Animal Farm
Highlights from your plan
Rodman's Hollow ©
Rodman's Hollow
Fred Benson Town Beach ©
Fred Benson Town Beach
South East Lighthouse ©
South East Lighthouse

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