15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

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15 days in New England Itinerary

London
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
London

3
days
Provincetown

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Take a break from the city and head to Cape Cod National Seashore and Race Point Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Herring Cove Beach and Provincetown Public Library. The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Provincetown itinerary planner.

London, UK to Provincetown is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach

1
day
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 15th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Rough Point, then admire the striking features of Marble House, and then steep yourself in history at Newport Mansions Preservation Society.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Newport trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In September in Newport, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks
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The Elms ©
The Elms
Fort Adams State Park ©
Fort Adams State Park
Rough Point
Rough Point

2
days
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park and then explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lincoln custom trip planner.

Drive from Newport to Lincoln in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in September, Lincoln is slightly colder at night with lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Flume Gorge, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves
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Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge

1
day
North Conway

North Conway
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get great views at Cathedral Ledge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths, and then admire all the interesting features of Mt Washington Auto Rd.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read North Conway travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Lincoln to North Conway in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lincoln in September since evenings lows in North Conway dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Camden.

Things to do in North Conway

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Mt Washington Auto Rd
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Diana's Baths
Diana's Baths
Mt Washington Auto Rd ©
Mt Washington Auto Rd

2
days
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for gifts at Coyote Moon and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Farnsworth Art Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site, and then enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Camden vacation trip planner.

Drive from North Conway to Camden in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Camden can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Farnsworth Art Museum, Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site, Coyote Moon
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Farnsworth Art Museum
Farnsworth Art Museum

3
days
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Carriage Roads and Jordan Pond Path Trailhead. Abbe Museum and St Saviour's Episcopal Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Beach, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and identify plant and animal life at Shore Path.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor itinerary planner.

Getting from Camden to Bar Harbor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Abbe Museum
Abbe Museum

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