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Newport to Rockland drive

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Newport to Rockland road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Newport to Rockland. If you're planning a road trip to Rockland, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Newport
drive for about 50 minutes

11:50 am  New Bedford
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:50 pm
drive for about 1 hour

1:52 pm  Boston
stay overnight at The Westin Copley Place
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 2 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from The Westin Copley Place
drive for about 1 hour

11:04 am  Portsmouth (New Hampshire)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:04 pm
drive for about 37 minutes

12:42 pm  Kennebunkport (Maine)
eat at All Day Breakfast
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:42 pm
drive for about 59 minutes

2:41 pm  Brunswick (Maine)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:41 pm
drive for about 42 minutes

4:23 pm  Boothbay Harbor (Maine)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:23 pm
drive for about 1 hour

6:29 pm  arrive in Rockland

day 2 driving ≈ 4.5 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

New Bedford  (2 answers)

Boston  (226 answers)
    Faneuil Hall  (30 mentions)
    Freedom Trail  (29 mentions)
    Fenway Park  (26 mentions)
    Harvard Square  (18 mentions)
    Harvard University  (17 mentions)
    restaurants around Boston:
        Mike's Pastry
        Legal Sea Foods
        Island Creek Oyster Bar
        Neptune Oyster
        Alden & Harlow
    hotels around Boston:
        The Westin Copley Place
        The Eliot Hotel
        Hotel Commonwealth
        Courtyard Boston Brookline
        The Charles Hotel
    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?

Portsmouth (New Hampshire)  (19 answers)

Kennebunkport (Maine)  (22 answers)
    Wells Beach  (3 mentions)
    York Beach  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Kennebunkport (Maine):
        All Day Breakfast
    questions about Kennebunkport (Maine):
        family vacation

Brunswick (Maine)  (4 answers)
    L.L. Bean Flagship Store  (2 mentions)

Boothbay Harbor (Maine)  (6 answers)

What are some things to do in Rockland?

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

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!

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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 Rockland to Newport drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

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

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Newport to Rockland. Or get a full Newport to Rockland 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 Newport well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Newport!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 254 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 11 minutes
32 Newport travel answers
2 New Bedford travel answers
226 Boston travel answers
19 Portsmouth (New Hampshire) travel answers
22 Kennebunkport (Maine) travel answers
4 Brunswick (Maine) travel answers
6 Boothbay Harbor (Maine) travel answers
7 Rockland travel answers


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