10 days in Maine & Boston Itinerary

10 days in Maine & Boston Itinerary

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10 days in Maine & Boston Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + Drive:  5​h
1
Phippsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Boston
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Charlotte

1
night
Phippsburg

Phippsburg ©
Phippsburg is a town in Sagadahoc County, Maine, United States, on the west side of the mouth of the Kennebec River. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): look for gifts at Rock Paper Scissors. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Boothbay Farmers' Market, and then stroll through Popham Beach State Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Phippsburg planning website .

Charlotte to Phippsburg is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In August, Phippsburg is a bit cooler than Charlotte - with highs of 79°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Phippsburg

Nature Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Boothbay Farmers' Market, Rock Paper Scissors, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

3
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Marginal Way Walkway and Nubble Lighthouse. You'll get in some beach time at Ogunquit Beach and Hampton Beach State Park. Change things up with a short trip to Old Orchard Beach in Old Orchard Beach (about 38 minutes away). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Perkins Cove, look for gifts at When Pigs Fly Company Store, sample the tasty concoctions at Tributary Brewing, and enjoy the sand and surf at Wells Beach.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ogunquit tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Phippsburg to Ogunquit takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kittery, Old Orchard Beach, Long Sands Beach, Nubble Lighthouse, Hampton Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

5
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.
Visit Cliff Walk and St. Mary's Catholic Church for their historical value. Head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace and TD Gardenfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Nauset Beach (in Orleans), Nauset Light Beach (in Eastham) and Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich). The adventure continues: take a stroll through North End, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, look for gifts at Emporium 32, and don't miss a visit to Newbury Street.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Ogunquit to Boston in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Boston, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Newport, Emporium 32, Nauset Light Beach, Nauset Beach, Heritage Museums & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
North End ©
North End
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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