10 days in New England Itinerary

10 days in New England Itinerary

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10 days in New England Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
Fly:  5​h
1
Boston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Stowe
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Camden
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: New Orleans

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at New England Holocaust Memorial.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Boston trip maker .

New Orleans to Boston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New Orleans in October since evenings lows in Boston dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The House of the Seven Gables
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old North Church & Historic Site

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night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 17th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, then admire the landmark architecture of The Elms, then admire the landmark architecture of Marble House, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Adams State Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Newport trip planner .

Traveling by car from Boston to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
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Beavertail Lighthouse and Park ©
Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
Fort Adams State Park ©
Fort Adams State Park
The Elms
The Elms

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nights
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 18th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Moss Glen Falls, trek along Stowe Recreation Path, and then cruise along Smugglers Notch State Park. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, relax in the rural setting at Shelburne Farms, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Mansfield State Forest.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Stowe driving holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Newport to Stowe takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 39°F in Stowe. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Shelburne
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Moss Glen Falls ©
Moss Glen Falls
Smugglers Notch State Park ©
Smugglers Notch State Park
Shelburne Farms ©
Shelburne Farms

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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 20th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, then stroll through Ogunquit Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ogunquit road trip site .

Traveling by car from Stowe to Ogunquit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nubble Lighthouse, St. Ann's Episcopal Church
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St. Ann's Episcopal Church ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, then grab your bike and head to Carriage Roads, and then visit a coastal fixture at Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Path, kick back and relax at Sand Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse
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Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse ©
Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse

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nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the world behind art at Farnsworth Art Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, and then immerse yourself in nature at Camden Hills State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Penobscot Narrows Bridge, steep yourself in history at Fort Knox State Historic Site, and then do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Camden road trip tool .

Drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Camden, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Camden

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Prospect, Cellardoor Winery, Farnsworth Art Museum
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Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

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