10 days in New England Itinerary

10 days in New England Itinerary

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10 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Boston
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Springfield
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Stowe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Boston

3
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.
On the 28th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Boston sightseeing planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Manchester Airport and Portsmouth International at Pease Airport. In May, daytime highs in Boston are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, then look for gifts at When Pigs Fly Company Store, then look for gifts at Stonewall Kitchen, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit journey builder .

You can drive from Boston to Ogunquit in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 8°C in Ogunquit. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

When Pigs Fly Company Store, Stonewall Kitchen
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Stonewall Kitchen ©
Stonewall Kitchen

2
nights
Portland

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Casco Bay, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rising Tide Brewing Company. On your second day here, visit a coastal fixture at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, have fun and explore at Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, then admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, and finally examine the collection at Portland Head Light.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland holiday planner.

Getting from Ogunquit to Portland by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Springfield.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

South Portland, Portland Head Light
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art

2
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is a city in western New England, and the seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): get in on the family fun at Six Flags New England and then admire the masterpieces at Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stanley park and then stroll through Wickham Park.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Springfield trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Portland to Springfield by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Wickham Park, Stanley park, Six Flags New England, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
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Stanley park ©
Stanley park
Six Flags New England ©
Six Flags New England

1
night
Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
On the 4th (Mon), stop by Laughing Moon Chocolates, stop by Cabot Farmers' Store, and then hike along Stowe Recreation Path.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Stowe trip planner .

Traveling by car from Springfield to Stowe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Stowe sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Stowe

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Cabot Farmers' Store, Switchback Brewing
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Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Cabot Farmers' Store ©
Cabot Farmers' Store
Bingham Falls ©
Bingham Falls

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