A Weekend in Middletown (Rhode Island)
This itinerary seeks to provide options for families who are visiting Middletown, RI during the summer season. Located just south of Portsmouth, RI and north of Newport, RI, Middletown has plenty of activities and family friendly places for parents and children to visit. Whether rain or shine, there is always something to do for families in Middletown, RI!
The summer season in Middletown is beautiful and it is best to be prepared for the weather conditions prior to arrival.
Footwear: Make sure to bring both sandals for the days at the beach as well as comfortable shoes for walking.
Accessories: It is always safe to have an umbrella just in case it rains but on the sunny days make sure to bring any accessories you may need for a day at the beach! Sunglasses and sunblock are a must to ensure enjoyment of Middletown's beautiful summer weather.
Middletown is located in the center of Aquidneck Island; south of Portsmouth and north of Newport. It is accessible by all forms of transportation including plane, train, car, and even boat. Middletown is also a short distance from many popular transportation hubs. For more information on getting to Middletown, RI follow this link.
RIPTA Phone: 401-847-0209  RIPTA offers convenient and frequent bus schedules that travel throughout Rhode Island.
Cozy Cab Phone: 401-846-2500
Orange CabPhone: 401-841-0030
Rainbow Cab Phone: 401-849-1333
Enterprise Rent-A-CarPhone: 401-849-3939
Budget Middletown Rent-A-CarPhone: 401-847-0160
Sachuest Point National Wildlife RefugeThe Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge serves as stopover/wintering area for migratory birds as well as other animals. Families can come and see the many different species of birds and other migratory animals.
Sweet Berry Farm
Simmons Farm Petting Zoo
Island Cinema Movie Theater Phone: 401-847-3456
Blue Plate Diner401-848-9500, 665 West Main Road, Middletown RI 02842
Atlantic Grille401-849-4440, 91 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown RI 02842
Atlantic Beach Club401-847-2750, 55 Purgatory Road, Middletown RI 02842
Newport Creamery401-846-2767, 208 W Main Road, Middletown, RI 02842
Becky's BBQ401-841-9909, 82 E Main Road, Middletown, RI 02842
Tito's Cantina Mexican Grill401-849-4222, 651 W Main Road, Middletown, RI 02842
Mizu Japanese Steakhouse401-846-2008, 250 E Main Road, Middletown RI 02842
Coddington Brewing Co401-847-6690, 210 Coddington Hwy, Middletown RI 02842
Flo's Clam Shack401-847-8141, 4 Wave Ave, Middletown RI 02842
Chili's Grill & Bar401-848-9380, 855 W Main Road, Middletown RI 02842
Clothing & Accessories:
Beach Party Swimwear
Island Surf & Sports
Although Middletown, RI is not considered a dangerous place to visit it would be safe to travel in groups at night as well as be aware of the people leaving the bars from downtown Newport, RI.
Click on the following link for directions on how to get out of Middletown.