4 days in Providence, Newport & Boston Itinerary

4 days in Providence, Newport & Boston Itinerary

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Providence
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Boston
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Providence

— 1 night

The Renaissance City

Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
On the 28th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Lizzie Borden House, then explore the world behind art at RISD Museum, and then steep yourself in history at John Hunt House.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Providence online road trip planner.

Cincinnati to Providence is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Cincinnati in May, expect nights in Providence to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 70°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Newport.

Things to do in Providence

Museums · Historic Sites

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Newport

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Providence to Newport in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. While traveling from Providence, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 49°F. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Newport

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Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 29th (Sat), take a stroll through North End. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, then stroll around Boston Common, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Newport to Boston in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Boston are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

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