8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

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8 days in New England Itinerary

New York City
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
Boston
— 4 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Ogunquit
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
New York City

4
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.
Freedom Trail and John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Brookline Booksmithfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, catch a live event at TD Garden, admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, and don't miss a visit to Louisburg Square.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Boston trip itinerary maker app .

New York City to Boston is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get little chillier in Boston: highs are around 64°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

#Shopping, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Harvard Book Store, Brookline Booksmith
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
North End ©
North End

2
days
Provincetown

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.
On the 15th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Cod National Seashore, take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, and then browse the collection at Provincetown Library.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Provincetown online trip itinerary maker .

You can ride a ferry from Boston to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Provincetown are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach

1
day
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, and then steep yourself in history at Mayflower II.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sandwich trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Provincetown to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Sandwich can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Sandwich

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Plymouth
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

few
hours
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 18th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ogunquit trip planner .

Getting from Sandwich to Ogunquit by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sandwich in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 39°F in Ogunquit. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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