8 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

8 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

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8 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  6​h 45​min
1
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Newport
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Coast Guard Beach, then experience rural life at Abrams Animal Farm, then visit a coastal fixture at South East Lighthouse, and finally trek along Mohegan Bluffs.

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Philadelphia to New Shoreham is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, flight, bus, and ferry. When traveling from Philadelphia in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New Shoreham: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Abrams Animal Farm
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Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
Fred Benson Town Beach ©
Fred Benson Town Beach
South East Lighthouse ©
South East Lighthouse

5
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Attractions like Roger Williams Park Zoo and Sachuest Beach (Second Beach) make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: Crescent Park Looff Carousel (in Riverside), Misquamicut State Beach (in Misquamicut) and RISD Museum (in Providence). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, steep yourself in history at Fort Adams State Park, admire the striking features of Marble House, and see the interesting displays at The Breakers.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Newport trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from New Shoreham to Newport in 2 hours. August in Newport sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Providence, Misquamicut State Beach, Narragansett Beach, Crescent Park Looff Carousel, Sachuest Beach (Second Beach)
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The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Roger Williams Park Zoo ©
Roger Williams Park Zoo
Crescent Park Looff Carousel ©
Crescent Park Looff Carousel

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