21 days in Boston, Maine & New York City Itinerary

21 days in Boston, Maine & New York City Itinerary

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21 days in Boston, Maine & New York City Itinerary

Hanoi
Fly + bus:  23​h 45​min
Boston
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
York
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
+3
taxi + bus + Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
New York City
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  21​h 45​min
Hanoi

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Long Point and Crane Beach. Walden Pond State Reservation and Mount Auburn Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Provincetown (Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum & Race Point Beach), Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay) and Nantasket Beach (in Hull). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, stroll through Charles River Esplanade, and get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Boston trip builder site

Hanoi, Vietnam to Boston is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Hanoi to Boston, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. February in Boston sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to York.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Provincetown, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Crane Beach, Walden Pond State Reservation, Mount Auburn Cemetery
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Long Point ©
Long Point
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Walden Pond State Reservation ©
Walden Pond State Reservation

2
days
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. On the 24th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Wells Beach and then kick back and relax at Long Sands Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read York journey maker

Traveling by car from Boston to York takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Boston in February; daily highs in York reach 1°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Camden.

Things to do in York

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Wells Beach
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Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Long Sands Beach ©
Long Sands Beach

1
day
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 26th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie and then do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Camden route builder website

You can drive from York to Camden in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Cellardoor Winery
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Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Cellardoor Winery
Cellardoor Winery

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Little Hunters Beach and Mount Desert Island. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sand Beach and Echo Lake Beach. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, head outdoors with Dorr Mountain, look for gifts at FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Saviour's Episcopal Church.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Acadia National Park holiday maker site

Traveling by car from Camden to Acadia National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In February, daytime highs in Acadia National Park are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bar Harbor
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Little Hunters Beach ©
Little Hunters Beach
Mount Desert Island
Mount Desert Island
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

7
days
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Bronx Zoo and Fire Island National Seashore. Step out of New York City to go to Sandy Hook and see Gateway National Recreation, which is approximately 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hamilton Grange National Memorial, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, and go for a walk through Central Park.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New York City trip maker

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Acadia National Park to New York City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In March, New York City is somewhat warmer than Acadia National Park - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Gateway National Recreation, Bronx Zoo, Fire Island National Seashore
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Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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