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
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Provincetown
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
Boston
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
New York City

2
days
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Castle Hill Lighthouse and then take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, then examine the collection at The Breakers, and then admire the striking features of The Elms.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Newport custom trip planner.

New York City to Newport is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in November: high temperatures in Newport hover around 52°F and lows are around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

1
day
Sandwich

Sandwich
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at Sandwich Glass Museum, examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Jenney Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sandwich travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Sandwich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Plymouth
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Heritage Museums & Gardens
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum
Sandwich Glass Museum
Jenney Museum
Jenney Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach and then kick back and relax at Herring Cove Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): stroll through Cape Cod National Seashore and then pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Provincetown travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Sandwich to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Provincetown sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Boston.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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

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.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Fine Arts and John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Louisburg Square.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Boston trip planner.

Getting from Provincetown to Boston by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 37°F. On the 11th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisburg Square ©
Louisburg Square

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