10 days in New England Itinerary

10 days in New England Itinerary

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10 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Hartford
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Oklahoma City

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bar Island Trails and then stroll around Agamont Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Saviour's Church :, see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Atlantic Brewing Company, then enjoy the sea views from Egg Rock Light, and finally look for gifts at Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor vacation planner .

Oklahoma City to Bar Harbor is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Oklahoma City to Bar Harbor is 1 hour. Traveling from Oklahoma City in October, expect Bar Harbor to be a bit cooler, temps between 59°F and 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Egg Rock Light ©
Egg Rock Light

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 14th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Cliff Walk, explore the world behind art at Ogunquit Museum of American Art, admire the landmark architecture of Ogunquit Memorial Library, then stop by Harbor Candy Shop, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Abacus.

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Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ogunquit can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Cliff Walk
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Ogunquit Museum of American Art ©
Ogunquit Museum of American Art
Ogunquit Memorial Library ©
Ogunquit Memorial Library
Abacus ©
Abacus

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 15th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, see the interesting displays at Naval War College Museum, then make a trip to Crescent Park Looff Carousel, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Ned's Point Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: take an unorthodox tour of The Old Stone Mill, examine the collection at Newport Art Museum, then steep yourself in history at Redwood Library & Athenaeum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Isaac Bell House.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Newport holiday planner.

You can drive from Ogunquit to Newport in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Newport when traveling from Ogunquit in October, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Crescent Park Looff Carousel, Ned's Point Lighthouse
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Naval War College Museum ©
Naval War College Museum
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Crescent Park Looff Carousel ©
Crescent Park Looff Carousel

4
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Get some historical perspective at Steepletop and Cathedral of St Joseph. Get outdoors at Devil's Hopyard State Park and Southford Falls State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hartford: Orient Beach State Park (in Orient), Balderdash Cellars (in Richmond) and Balderdash Cellars (in Pittsfield). There's still lots to do: trek along Redstone Rail Trail, get lost in a book at Hartford Public Library, explore the different monuments and memorials at Ancient Burying Ground, and view the masterpieces at Real Art Ways.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hartford attractions planning website .

You can drive from Newport to Hartford in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lovers Leap State Park, Orient Beach State Park, Redstone Rail Trail, Southford Falls State Park, Steepletop
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Orient Beach State Park ©
Orient Beach State Park
Devil's Hopyard State Park ©
Devil's Hopyard State Park
Steepletop ©
Steepletop

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