8 days in Southington & Rhode Island Itinerary

8 days in Southington & Rhode Island Itinerary

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8 days in Southington & Rhode Island Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Southington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
North Scituate
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 1 night
+2
ferry + taxi + train:  5​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Southington

Southington ©
Southington is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Southington side-trips: Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge), The Book Barn (in Niantic) and Mystic (Mystic Aquarium & Mystic Seaport Museum). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake, and steep yourself in history at The Mark Twain House & Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Southington trip app .

New York City to Southington is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from New York City in July, Southington is slightly colder at night with lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to North Scituate.

Things to do in Southington

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mystic, The Book Barn, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, The Mark Twain House & Museum, Norman Rockwell Museum
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Crescent Lake ©
Crescent Lake
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium

1
night
North Scituate

North Scituate ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Roger Williams Park Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of WaterFire Providence, and then admire the masterpieces at RISD Museum.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our North Scituate trip planner .

You can drive from Southington to North Scituate in 2 hours. July in North Scituate sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Newport.

Things to do in North Scituate

Nightlife Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Providence
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Roger Williams Park Zoo ©
Roger Williams Park Zoo

3
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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newport: Mystic (Mystic Aquarium, Mystic River Bascule Bridge, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, steep yourself in history at Fort Adams State Park, cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, and examine the collection at The Breakers.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Newport trip itinerary app .

You can drive from North Scituate to Newport in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to New Shoreham.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Mystic
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Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
The Elms ©
The Elms

1
night
New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. On the 17th (Wed), explore and take pictures at Abrams Animal Farm, admire all the interesting features of 1661 Farm and Gardens, then enjoy the sea views from South East Lighthouse, and finally explore the striking landscape at Mohegan Bluffs.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New Shoreham route maker website .

You can drive from Newport to New Shoreham in 2 hours. In July in New Shoreham, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Beaches Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

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

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