10 days in New England Itinerary

10 days in New England Itinerary

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10 days in New England Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Sandwich
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
3
Boston
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 11th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Cliff Walk, examine the collection at The Breakers, then take in the exciting artwork at Thames Glass, and finally admire all the interesting features of Ocean Drive Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then explore the world behind art at National Museum of American Illustration, then enjoy the sea views from Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Lizzie Borden House.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Newport driving holiday planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Newport is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Juan to Newport is minus 1 hour. Traveling from San Juan in July, expect Newport to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, Lizzie Borden House
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Beavertail Lighthouse and Park ©
Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House

3
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Visit Edward Gorey House and Nobska Point Lighthouse for their historical value. Kids will appreciate attractions like Sandwich Glass Museum and Plymouth Rock. Get out of town with these interesting Sandwich side-trips: Salt Pond Visitor Center (in Eastham), Falmouth (Highfield Hall & Gardens & Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob)) and Chatham Marconi Maritime Center (in North Chatham). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal, and pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sandwich road trip planning app .

You can drive from Newport to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Sandwich can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Boston.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Falmouth, Plymouth, Provincetown, Cape Cod Canal, Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
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Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Marginal Way Walkway and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House. Kids will enjoy Museum of Fine Arts and Museum of Science. Step out of Boston with an excursion to The House of the Seven Gables in Salem--about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial, stroll around Boston Public Garden, and take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Sandwich to Boston by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Marginal Way Walkway, The House of the Seven Gables
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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