15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

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15 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Newport News
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
1
Boston
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Bar Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Falmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
End: Newport News

3
nights
Boston

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.
Get outdoors at Walden Pond State Reservation and Nahant Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Freedom Trail and Trinity Church. Step out of Boston to go to Salem and see Peabody Essex Museum, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, get lost in a book at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Louisburg Square.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Boston online day trip planner .

Newport News to Boston is an approximately 4-hour combination of taxi, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newport News in August, with highs in Boston at 81°F and lows at 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boston

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Peabody Essex Museum, Walden Pond State Reservation, Nahant Beach
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

3
nights
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Mount Desert Island and Carriage Roads. Spend the 23rd (Thu) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Hunters Beach, look for gifts at Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, and examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to Bar Harbor takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Bar Harbor is little chillier than Boston - with highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park

1
night
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
On the 25th (Sat), kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ogunquit trip planner.

Getting from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Ogunquit

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): stroll through Goosewing Beach Preserve, see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, then experience rural life at Historic Jacob Hill Farm, and then take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ogunquit in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 63°F in Newport. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Newport

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goosewing Beach Preserve, Historic Jacob Hill Farm, Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
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Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

2
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. On the 28th (Tue), grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, then admire the masterpieces at Sandwich Glass Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, contemplate the long history of Hoxie House, and then kick back and relax at Old Silver Beach.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Falmouth trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Newport to Falmouth by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Falmouth are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Falmouth

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwich, Cape Cod Canal, Plimoth Plantation
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

3
nights
Provincetown

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Cape Cod National Seashore and Herring Cove Beach. Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and Provincetown Art Association and Museum will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Corn Hill Beach, browse the collection at Provincetown Library, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Point.

To plan Provincetown vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Falmouth to Provincetown takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Provincetown are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Corn Hill Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Corn Hill Beach ©
Corn Hill Beach
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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