6 days in New England Itinerary

6 days in New England Itinerary

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6 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + bus:  5​h
Newport
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Sandwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Boston
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Charlotte

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hours
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Breakers and then contemplate the long history of Rough Point.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport trip itinerary planning website .

Charlotte to Newport is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Charlotte in July, expect nights in Newport to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are little chillier, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Newport

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

2
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get answers to all your questions at Salt Pond Visitor Center, then steep yourself in history at Edward Gorey House, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, steep yourself in history at Hoxie House, take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, then contemplate the long history of Mayflower II, and finally make a trip to Plymouth Rock.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sandwich trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Newport to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Sandwich can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Sandwich

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Plymouth, Edward Gorey House, Salt Pond Visitor Center, Cape Cod Canal
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

1
night
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 14th (Sat), enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and then kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ogunquit online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Ogunquit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Sandwich in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ogunquit, with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

#Historic Sites, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your bearings at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park.

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You can drive from Ogunquit to Boston in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Boston when traveling from Ogunquit in July, with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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