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 + ferry:  12​h 30​min
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Sandwich
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Boston
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
Glasgow

3
days
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.
Get some cultural insight at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM). You'll get in some beach time at Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Coast Guard Beach in Eastham (about 36 minutes away). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Marconi Beach and stroll through Herring Cove Beach.

To see maps and tourist information, read our Provincetown holiday planner.

Glasgow, UK to Provincetown is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Glasgow in September, expect Provincetown to be a bit warmer, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Marconi Beach, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Coast Guard Beach
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach
Nauset Beach
Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach

3
days
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Popular historic sites such as Edward Gorey House and Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Heritage Museums & Gardens and Hoxie House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sandwich: Chatham Lighthouse Beach (in Chatham) and Gray's Beach (in Yarmouth Port). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Old Silver Beach, engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, and pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sandwich driving holiday app .

Getting from Provincetown to Sandwich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Sandwich

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Yarmouth Port, Chatham Lighthouse Beach, John F. Kennedy Memorial, Old Silver Beach
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Gray's Beach ©
Gray's Beach
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Heritage Museums & Gardens

2
days
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 1st (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Sands Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): look for gifts at Spoiled Rotten, stroll through Ogunquit Beach, and then kick back and relax at Wells Beach.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ogunquit road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Ogunquit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Ogunquit when traveling from Sandwich in September, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Long Sands Beach, Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, Wells Beach
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Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse

7
days
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.
Freedom Trail and North End are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Crane Beach and Nantasket Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Salem (The House of the Seven Gables & Peabody Essex Museum) and Concord (Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House & Walden Pond State Reservation). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, and admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Boston trip planner .

You can drive from Ogunquit to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ogunquit in October since evenings lows in Boston dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Concord, Salem, Nantasket Beach, Crane Beach, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail
Freedom Trail
Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©

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