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Poughkeepsie to Newport drive

driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

Poughkeepsie to Newport road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Poughkeepsie 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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9:00 am  start in Poughkeepsie
drive for about 58 minutes

9:58 am  West Point (New York)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:58 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:08 pm  Danbury
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:08 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:09 pm  New Haven
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:09 pm
drive for about 42 minutes

3:52 pm  Hartford
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:52 pm
drive for about 52 minutes

5:44 pm  New London (Connecticut)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:44 pm
drive for about 52 minutes

7:36 pm  Narragansett
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 8:36 pm
drive for about 22 minutes

8:57 pm  arrive in Newport

driving ≈ 6 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

West Point (New York)  (4 answers)
    Breakneck Ridge  (3 mentions)
    Clarence Fahnestock State Park  (2 mentions)


New Haven  (8 answers)
    restaurants around New Haven:
        Modern Apizza
        Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana
        Goodfellas Restaurant
    questions about New Haven:
        What is your favorite restaurant in New Haven?
        Let's get serious about Pizza..... Sally's? Pepes? or Modern?

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?

New London (Connecticut)  (2 answers)
    Mystic Seaport  (7 mentions)
    Olde Mystic Village  (4 mentions)
    Mystic Aquarium  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around New London (Connecticut):
        Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream

Narragansett  (2 answers)
    Cliff Walk  (4 mentions)
    International Tennis Hall of Fame  (2 mentions)
    Thames Street  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Narragansett:
        Scales & Shells
        Black Pearl
        The Black Pearl
        Clarke Cooke House
        The Red Parrot

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)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Newport.

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

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Poughkeepsie? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Poughkeepsie.

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

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 184 miles
driving time of 3 hours, 17 minutes
7 Poughkeepsie travel answers
4 West Point (New York) travel answers
1 Danbury travel answer
8 New Haven travel answers
14 Hartford travel answers
2 New London (Connecticut) travel answers
2 Narragansett travel answers
32 Newport travel answers


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