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Philadelphia to Newport via Hartford

driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Philadelphia to Newport road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Philadelphia to Newport. 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. 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 Philadelphia
drive for about 51 minutes

11:51 am  Princeton (New Jersey)
eat at Nassau Inn
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:51 pm
drive for about 1 hour

1:55 pm  Newark (New Jersey)
stay overnight at The Jane Hotel
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 2 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from The Jane Hotel
drive for about 2.5 hours

1:15 pm  Hartford
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:15 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:53 pm  arrive in Newport

day 2 driving ≈ 4 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Princeton (New Jersey)  (8 answers)
    restaurants around Princeton (New Jersey):
        Nassau Inn
    questions about Princeton (New Jersey):
        What is your favorite restaurant in Princeton (New Jersey)?
        What's the best neighborhood in Princeton (New Jersey) for a first time visitor?

Newark (New Jersey)  (21 answers)
    Statue of Liberty  (69 mentions)
    Staten Island Ferry  (21 mentions)
    Ground Zero  (16 mentions)
    Staten Island Ferry  (14 mentions)
    Ellis Island  (11 mentions)
    restaurants around Newark (New Jersey):
        Locanda Verde
        The Dead Rabbit
        Enoteca Maria
        Les Halles
        Bubby's
    hotels around Newark (New Jersey):
        The Jane Hotel
        Greenwich Hotel
        Hyatt Regency Jersey City
    questions about Newark (New Jersey):
        Best transportation from Newark Air Port to Times Swuare
        What are the best things to do, see, experience, and eat in Newark?
        Best free things to do in Newark (New Jersey)?

Hartford  (14 answers)
    The Mark Twain House & Museum  (4 mentions)
    Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art  (2 mentions)
    questions about Hartford:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Hartford?


Where's the best place to eat in Newport?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Scales & Shells, which was mentioned 4 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Black Pearl  (3 mentions)
Flo's Clam Shack  (3 mentions)
The Red Parrot  (2 mentions)

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 Trippy:

The Breakers  (4 mentions)
Cliff Walk  (4 mentions)
Thames Street  (2 mentions)

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

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





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 298 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 10 minutes
122 Philadelphia travel answers
8 Princeton (New Jersey) travel answers
21 Newark (New Jersey) travel answers
14 Hartford travel answers
32 Newport travel answers





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