8 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

8 days in Rhode Island Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Rhode Island trip planner

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Fly to Boston, Ferry to New Shoreham
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New Shoreham, Block Island
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 5 nights
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New Shoreham, Block Island

— 2 nights
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. New Shoreham is known for nature, historic sites, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Mohegan Bluffs, take a leisurely stroll along Mansion Beach, view the masterpieces at Jessie Edwards Studio, and relax in the rural setting at 1661 Farm and Gardens.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read New Shoreham trip itinerary builder site.

Los Angeles to New Shoreham is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect New Shoreham to be slightly colder, temps between 71°F and 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Newport.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trip

Newport

— 5 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
When in Newport, make a side trip to see Colt State Park in Bristol, approximately Bristol away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Breakers, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour, and contemplate the long history of Marble House.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Newport online visit planner.

You can ride a ferry from New Shoreham to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In September in Newport, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rhode Island travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Walking Areas · Architectural Buildings
The Ocean State
Despite being the country's smallest state, Rhode Island includes over 640 km (400 mi) of coastline, courtesy of Narragansett Bay and more than 30 islands. Most of the state is part of the U.S. mainland, despite its somewhat misleading name. Though it takes only about 40 minutes to drive across this tiny state, Rhode Island includes more white sandy beaches than most visitors can hope to explore on a single trip. The state's one big city and surrounding small towns brim with places to visit, such as museums, galleries, restaurants, bars, and historical neighborhoods packed with colonial-era buildings. Although the state may seem small, your holiday itinerary is sure to be chock-full.