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Portland (Maine) to Newport via Mystic

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RV campgrounds from Portland (Maine) to Newport

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Portland (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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10:00 am  start in Portland (Maine)
drive for about 51 minutes

10:51 am  Portsmouth (New Hampshire)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:51 am
drive for about 55 minutes

12:46 pm  Salem (Massachusetts)
eat at Coffee Merchant
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:46 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:55 pm  Mystic
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:55 pm
drive for about 57 minutes

5:52 pm  arrive in Newport
eat at Sea Swirl
stay at Harbour Inne & Cottage

driving ≈ 5 hours

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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

Portsmouth (New Hampshire)  (19 answers)
    Sea Coast Camping and RV Resort  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Portsmouth (New Hampshire):
        Breaking New Grounds
        Annabelle's Natural Ice Cream
    hotels around Portsmouth (New Hampshire):
        Residence Inn Portsmouth Downtown / Waterfront
        Sheraton Harborside Hotel Portsmouth
        Anchorage Inns & Suites

Salem (Massachusetts)  (22 answers)
    Winter Island Park  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Salem (Massachusetts):
        Coffee Merchant
        Far From the Tree Craft Hard Cider
        Victoria Station
    hotels around Salem (Massachusetts):
        The Salem Inn (Massachusetts)
        Hawthorne Hotel
    questions about Salem (Massachusetts):
        What is your favorite restaurant in Salem (Massachusetts)?
        What is a good nighttime tour

Mystic  (10 answers)
    Seaport Campground  (1 mention)
    KOA Mystic  (1 mention)
    Foxwoods Casino  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Mystic:
        Sea Swirl
        Sea View Snack Bar
    hotels around Mystic:
        Harbour Inne & Cottage
        Residence Inn Mystic
        Comfort Inn Mystic
        Econo Lodge Mystic
    questions about Mystic:
        Family Restaurants in Mystic, CT?

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 Harbour Inne & Cottage.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Residence Inn Mystic  (1 mention)
Comfort Inn Mystic  (1 mention)
Econo Lodge Mystic  (1 mention)

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Where's the best place to eat in Newport?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Sea Swirl.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Sea View Snack Bar  (1 mention)

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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:

Seaport Campground  (1 mention)
KOA Mystic  (1 mention)
Foxwoods Casino  (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 Portland (Maine) drive in an RV, 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 Portland (Maine) to Newport. Or get a full Portland (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 Portland (Maine) well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Portland (Maine)!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 261 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 20 minutes
59 Portland (Maine) travel answers
19 Portsmouth (New Hampshire) travel answers
22 Salem (Massachusetts) travel answers
10 Mystic travel answers
32 Newport travel answers


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