17 days in New England Itinerary

17 days in New England Itinerary

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17 days in New England Itinerary

Glasgow
Fly + bus:  14​h
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
North Conway
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Woodstock
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Sandwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Boston
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
Glasgow

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Good Harbor Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Strawbery Banke Museum and Granary Burying Ground. It doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail and take a stroll through Newbury Street.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary tool .

Glasgow, UK to Boston is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Glasgow in September, with highs in Boston at 27°C and lows at 17°C. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Gloucester, Strawbery Banke Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Good Harbor Beach ©
Good Harbor Beach

2
days
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Bar Harbor Cellars, sample the tasty concoctions at Atlantic Brewing Company, and then trek along Heart of Acadia Loop. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Great Head Trail, then trek along Precipice Trail, and then look for gifts at A Little Mad.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bar Harbor vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Boston to Bar Harbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Boston in September, with highs in Bar Harbor at 24°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Atlantic Brewing Company ©
Atlantic Brewing Company
Bar Harbor Cellars ©
Bar Harbor Cellars
A Little Mad ©
A Little Mad

3
days
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glen Ellis Falls and Casco Bay. Explore hidden gems such as Maine Historical Society and the Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Wildcat Mountain. There's more to do: get your bearings at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the North Conway trip planner .

Drive from Bar Harbor to North Conway in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and car. In September, daytime highs in North Conway are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Woodstock.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Jackson, Portland, Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center
Highlights from your plan
Glen Ellis Falls ©
Glen Ellis Falls
Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center ©
Wildcat Mountain ©
Wildcat Mountain

1
day
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town and county seat of Windsor County, Vermont, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Calvin Coolidge Homestead and then delve into the lush surroundings at Mount Tom.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Woodstock journey site .

Getting from North Conway to Woodstock by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Calvin Coolidge Homestead
Highlights from your plan
Mount Tom ©
Mount Tom

3
days
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Rough Point and Cliff Walk. Step out of the city life by going to Misquamicut State Beach and Narragansett Beach. And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, examine the collection at Rosecliff, get a taste of the local shopping with Thames Street, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sachuest Beach (Second Beach).

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Newport journey maker .

Getting from Woodstock to Newport by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Woodstock in September, Newport is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, Misquamicut State Beach, Sachuest Beach (Second Beach), Narragansett Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
Misquamicut State Beach ©
Misquamicut State Beach
Rough Point ©
Rough Point

2
days
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), then kick back and relax at Wood Neck Beach, and then step aboard Mayflower II. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal, appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock, then contemplate the long history of Hoxie House, and finally see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens.

Make your Sandwich itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Newport to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Sandwich sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Boston.

Things to do in Sandwich

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Falmouth, Plymouth, Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) ©
Mayflower II ©
Mayflower II
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

1
day
Boston

Boston ©
To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Boston travel route planner.

Getting from Sandwich to Boston by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Revere Beach
Highlights from your plan
Revere Beach ©
Revere Beach
North End ©
North End

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