15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

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15 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Miami
+3
tram + Fly + bus + train:  6​h 30​min
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Newport
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + tram:  6​h 45​min
End: Miami

1
night
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Salem trip itinerary maker .

Miami to Salem is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of tram, flight, bus, and train. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Miami in December, with highs in Salem at 42°F and lows at 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

#Museums, #Shopping, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Boston
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

3
nights
Portland

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.
Visit Wells Beach and Ogunquit Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and Victoria Mansion. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Maine Maritime Museum (in Bath), Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe (in Damariscotta) and Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse (in York). The adventure continues: stop by L.L. Bean Factory Store, see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, and explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Salem to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salem in December, things will get little chillier in Portland: highs are around 37°F and lows about 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

#Beaches, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

L.L. Bean Factory Store, Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, Maine Coast Book Shop and Cafe, Ogunquit Beach, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach
Maine Maritime Museum ©
Maine Maritime Museum

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Visiting Acadia National Park and Park Loop Road will get you outdoors. Head to Nervous Nellie's Jams and Jellies and Little Village Giftsfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Sand Beach, stop by Christmas Spirit Shop, contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bar Harbor online vacation planner .

Getting from Portland to Bar Harbor by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°F, and evening lows to 21°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Nervous Nellie's Jams and Jellies
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Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

2
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cape Cod National Seashore and Race Point Beach. Appreciate the collections at Charles-Baltivik Gallery and Sculpture Garden and Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Herring Cove Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Rice-Polak Gallery, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and get a taste of the local shopping with Cortile Gallery.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Provincetown road trip planning website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Bar Harbor to Provincetown in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bar Harbor in December, with highs in Provincetown at 44°F and lows at 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Provincetown

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Submarine Force Museum and Thames Street. Get some historical perspective at Fort Adams State Park and Rough Point. Venture out of the city with trips to Olde Mistick Village (in Mystic), Foxwoods Resort Casino (in Mashantucket) and WaterFire Providence (in Providence). There's more to do: admire the landmark architecture of The Elms and steep yourself in history at Marble House.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Newport trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Provincetown to Newport in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. January in Newport sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 24°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

#Historic Sites, #Fun & Games, #Nightlife

Side Trips

WaterFire Providence, Olde Mistick Village, Foxwoods Resort Casino, The Submarine Force Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Elms ©
The Elms
Fort Adams State Park ©
Fort Adams State Park
The Submarine Force Museum ©
The Submarine Force Museum

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