8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

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8 days in New England Itinerary

Wellington
Fly + bus:  26​h
Boston
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
Sandwich
— 1 night
Fly:  28​h
Wellington

3
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.
Boston is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, take a stroll through North End, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Boston Common.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Boston road trip planning website .

Wellington, New Zealand to Boston is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Wellington to Boston is minus 17 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Wellington in January; daily highs in Boston reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Sandwich.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Brookline Booksmith
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Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Freedom Trail
Freedom Trail

2
days
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then examine the collection at Edward Gorey House, then see the interesting displays at Sandwich Glass Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Corn Hill Beach, stroll through Long Point, and then take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Sandwich trip planning tool .

Getting from Boston to Sandwich by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In January in Sandwich, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sandwich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Provincetown, Edward Gorey House, Plymouth Rock, Corn Hill Beach
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Corn Hill Beach ©
Corn Hill Beach
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Long Point ©
Long Point

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