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Maine to Newport drive in an RV

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RV campgrounds from Maine to Newport

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Maine to Newport in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Newport, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start at Maine
drive for about 1 hour

12:02 pm  Unity (Maine)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:02 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:24 pm  Brunswick (Maine)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:24 pm
drive for about 1 hour

4:24 pm  Kennebunkport (Maine)
stay overnight at Yachtsman Lodge Kennebunkport
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Yachtsman Lodge Kennebunkport
drive for about 1 hour

11:01 am  Newburyport
eat at Carry Out Café
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:01 pm
drive for about 46 minutes

12:47 pm  Boston
stay for about 2 hours
and leave at 2:47 pm
drive for about 1 hour

3:56 pm  New Bedford
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:56 pm
drive for about 44 minutes

5:39 pm  arrive in Newport
eat at Cafe di Mare
stay at Vanderbilt Grace

day 2 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

Unity (Maine)

Brunswick (Maine)  (4 answers)
    Thomas Point Beach and Campground  (1 mention)
    Whites Beach Campground  (1 mention)
    Cedar Haven Campground  (1 mention)
    Wolfes Neck Oceanfront Camping  (1 mention)

Kennebunkport (Maine)  (22 answers)
    Red Apple Campground  (1 mention)
    Sandy Pines Campground  (1 mention)
    Hemlock Grove Campground  (1 mention)
    Bentleys Saloon  (1 mention)
    Shamrock R V Park  (1 mention)
    Yankee Land Campground  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Kennebunkport (Maine):
        The Clam Shack
    hotels around Kennebunkport (Maine):
        Yachtsman Lodge Kennebunkport
        Captain Jefferds Inn
        The Colony Hotel
        Lodge at Turbat's Creek
    questions about Kennebunkport (Maine):
        family vacation

    The Pines Camping Area  (1 mention)
    Beach Rose RV Park  (1 mention)
    Rusnik Campground  (1 mention)
    Salisbury Beach State Reservation  (1 mention)
    Black Bear Campground  (1 mention)
    Tuxbury Pond Resort  (1 mention)
    Hampton Beach State Park RV Camp  (1 mention)
    Tidewater Campground  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Newburyport:
        Carry Out Café

Boston  (226 answers)
    Boston Harbor Islands State Park  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Boston:
        The Kinsale Irish Pub & Restaurant
        Salty Dog Seafood Grille
    questions about Boston:
        Best way to get to downtown Boston from Logan Airport
        Is the Boston Freedom Trail worth a visit?
        Worried about Boston cold weather. What should I wear?
        Where are the best shopping deals in Boston?
        What are the can't miss things to do in Boston?

New Bedford  (2 answers)
    restaurants around New Bedford:
        Candleworks Restaurant

Where's the best place to stay in Newport?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Newport.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Vanderbilt Grace.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Mill Street Inn  (1 mention)
Inn on Bellevue  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular hotels in Newport? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Newport?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Cafe di Mare.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Landing Restaurant  (1 mention)
The Black Pearl  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Newport? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Newport?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on AllStays:

Meadowlark Campground  (1 mention)
Second Beach  (1 mention)
Fort Getty Campground  (1 mention)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Newport. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Grant from New York City asked:
What are the best places for low-key sea food/Rawbar?  (6 answers)

profile  Jarod from Kentucky asked:
Day trips from Newport, RI  (4 answers)

profile  Nancy from Birmingham (Alabama) asked:
Best things to do in Newport on a 3-day trip in September?  (2 answers)

profile  Ann from Connecticut asked:
Most romantic B&B ?  (1 answer)

profile  Monica from asked:
Great seafood restaurants In Newport  (1 answer)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Newport to Maine drive in an RV, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Maine? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Maine.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Maine to Newport. Or get a full Maine to Newport flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Maine well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Maine!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 267 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 6 minutes
46 Maine travel answers
4 Brunswick (Maine) travel answers
22 Kennebunkport (Maine) travel answers
1 Newburyport travel answer
226 Boston travel answers
2 New Bedford travel answers
32 Newport travel answers


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