20 days in New England Itinerary

20 days in New England Itinerary

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20 days in New England Itinerary

Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Kennebunkport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Freeport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
Jackson
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Stowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Brattleboro
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Newport
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Newcastle upon Tyne

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Freedom Trail and The Paul Revere House. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, wander the streets of North End, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Boston trip planning app .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Boston is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in August; daily highs in Boston reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Boston

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
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Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
North End ©
North End

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Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kennebunkport trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Boston to Kennebunkport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Boston in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Kennebunkport, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Freeport.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
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Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse

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day
Freeport

Freeport ©
Freeport is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stop by Len Libby Chocolates.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Freeport travel planner .

Getting from Kennebunkport to Freeport by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daytime highs in Freeport are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Freeport

#Museums, #Shopping

Side Trips

Portland Head Light, Len Libby Chocolates
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Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Len Libby Chocolates ©
Len Libby Chocolates

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days
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

Acadia National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Acadia National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Freeport to Acadia National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop ©
Quiet Side Cafe & Ice Cream Shop

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day
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 8th (Wed): look for gifts at A Little Mad and then identify plant and animal life at Shore Path.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary planner.

Bar Harbor is very close to Acadia National Park. In August in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Shopping
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Shore Path ©
Shore Path
A LITTLE MAD ©
A LITTLE MAD

2
days
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson is a town in Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States. You've now added Kancamagus Highway to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Zeb's General Store and then cruise along Kancamagus Highway.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson trip maker site .

Explore your travel options from Bar Harbor to Jackson with the Route module. When traveling from Bar Harbor in August, plan for much colder days in Jackson, with highs around 13°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Stowe.

Things to do in Jackson

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Scenic Drive

Side Trips

North Conway, Flume Gorge, Clark's Trading Post and the White Mt. Central RR
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days
Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stowe: Burlington (Church Street Marketplace & North Beach Park), Magic Hat Brewing Company (in South Burlington) and Fort Ticonderoga (in Ticonderoga). There's more to do: stop by Cabot Farmers' Store.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Stowe online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Jackson to Stowe in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson in August, expect nights in Stowe to be somewhat warmer, around 15°C, while days are warmer, around 30°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Wed) before leaving for Brattleboro.

Things to do in Stowe

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Burlington, Magic Hat Brewing Company, Cabot Farmers' Store, Fort Ticonderoga
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Fort Ticonderoga ©
Fort Ticonderoga
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Magic Hat Brewing Company ©
Magic Hat Brewing Company

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day
Brattleboro

Brattleboro ©
Brattleboro, originally Brattleborough, is a town in Windham County, Vermont, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the views from Creamery Covered Bridge.

Plan a Brattleboro trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Stowe to Brattleboro in 2.5 hours. In August in Brattleboro, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Brattleboro

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Trails

Side Trips

Kringle Candle Company, Mount Snow Resort
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Kringle Candle Company ©
Kringle Candle Company
Creamery Covered Bridge ©
Creamery Covered Bridge

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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 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Breakers and then steep yourself in history at Rough Point.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Newport road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Brattleboro to Newport in 3 hours. Traveling from Brattleboro in August, Newport is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Provincetown.

Things to do in Newport

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Rough Point ©
Rough Point
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

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days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Long Point.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Provincetown vacation planner.

You can drive from Newport to Provincetown in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Provincetown are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Long Point ©
Long Point
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©

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