6 days in New England Itinerary

6 days in New England Itinerary

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6 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Syracuse
Fly + bus:  4​h
Boston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Chatham
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Syracuse

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Boston vacation planning site .

Syracuse to Boston is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Syracuse in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Boston, with lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

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

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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 19th (Wed), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Parson's Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Ogunquit day trip website .

You can drive from Boston to Ogunquit in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ogunquit when traveling from Boston in September, with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Chatham.

Things to do in Ogunquit

#Historic Sites, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Parson's Beach, Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
Parson's Beach ©
Parson's Beach

2
nights
Chatham

Chatham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum, then contemplate the long history of Edward Gorey House, then take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Transfiguration, then kick back and relax at Nauset Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chatham trip planner .

You can drive from Ogunquit to Chatham in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in September, Chatham is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Chilmark.

Things to do in Chatham

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Provincetown, Yarmouth Port, Orleans
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge ©
Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge

1
night
Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard

Chilmark ©
Chilmark is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lucy Vincent Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Menemsha Hills.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Chilmark travel route planner .

You can drive from Chatham to Chilmark in 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Chilmark when traveling from Chatham in September, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chilmark

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Menemsha Hills ©
Menemsha Hills
Lucy Vincent Beach ©
Lucy Vincent Beach

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