8 days in Boston, Portland & Vermont Itinerary

8 days in Boston, Portland & Vermont Itinerary

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8 days in Boston, Portland & Vermont Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
Boston
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Burlington
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
London

2
days
Boston

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 4th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground and then take a stroll through Beacon Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): take a stroll through Waterfront, then take a stroll through North End, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Boston trip builder.

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Boston reach 27°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Portland.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
North End
Freedom Trail
Granary Burying Ground

2
days
Portland

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light and then stroll through Wells Beach. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Mother's Beach and then kick back and relax at Gooch's Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland online itinerary creator.

You can take a bus from Boston to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Portland when traveling from Boston in September, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Burlington.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kennebunk, Portland Head Light, Wells Beach
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Wells Beach
Portland Head Light
Gooch's Beach

2
days
Burlington

Burlington is the largest city in the U.S. On the 8th (Fri), trek along Stowe Recreation Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Boyden Valley Winery, take in the dramatic scenery at Moss Glen Falls, and then learn about winemaking at Shelburne Vineyard.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Burlington trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Portland to Burlington takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. September in Burlington sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Burlington

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Stowe, Shelburne Vineyard, Balloon Rides, Boyden Valley Winery
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Boyden Valley Winery
Moss Glen Falls

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