17 days in New England Itinerary

17 days in New England Itinerary

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17 days in New England Itinerary

Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  15​h 30​min
Nantucket
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
York
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Newcastle upon Tyne

3
days
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island 30mi south of Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Get in touch with nature at Cisco Beach and Surfside Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Madaket Beach and Sankaty Head Lighthouse. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cisco Brewers and examine the collection at Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nantucket journey planner .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Nantucket is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. In August, Nantucket is a bit warmer than Newcastle upon Tyne - with highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Nantucket

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Cisco Brewers ©
Cisco Brewers

4
days
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Take a break from the city and head to Carriage Roads and Shore Path. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kayaking & Canoeing and St. Saviour's Church :. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Sand Beach, take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Acadia National Park journey maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Nantucket to Acadia National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Expect slightly colder evenings in Acadia National Park when traveling from Nantucket in August, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trip

Bar Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach

2
days
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Farnsworth Art Museum, then stop by Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, and then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Camden driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Acadia National Park to Camden takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Camden

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Rockland
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Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Mt Washington Auto Rd, then admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths, and then stop by Zeb's General Store.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our North Conway road trip planning site .

You can drive from Camden to North Conway in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

#Scenic Drive, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Mt Washington Auto Rd
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Mt Washington Auto Rd ©
Mt Washington Auto Rd
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths
Zeb's General Store ©
Zeb's General Store

2
days
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park and then explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lincoln trip builder website .

You can drive from North Conway to Lincoln in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to York.

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

2
days
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Parson's Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse and then kick back and relax at Long Sands Beach.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our York trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Lincoln to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in York are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in York

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit Beach, Parson's Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Long Sands Beach ©
Long Sands Beach
Parson's Beach ©
Parson's Beach

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