11 days in New England Itinerary

11 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England route planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Hyannis
— 2 nights
Drive to Logan International Airport, Fly to Laredo

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Boston — 3 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester) and Salem Witch Museum (in Salem). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, take a stroll through North End, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Boston journey maker tool.

Laredo to Boston is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Laredo to Boston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Laredo in August, expect nights in Boston to be slightly colder, around 65°F, while days are colder, around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.
Museums · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trips

Ogunquit — 1 night

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 18th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, then stroll through Ogunquit Beach, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ogunquit online journey planner.

You can drive from Boston to Ogunquit in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in August, Ogunquit is little chillier at night with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 2 nights

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Maine Granite Industry Museum, trek along Precipice Trail, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain and then stroll through Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Ogunquit in August: highs in Bar Harbor hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly to Newport.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
Side Trips

Newport — 2 nights

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 21st (Sun), sample some tasty brews at Rhode Island Red Food Tours and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Fort Adams State Park, then examine the collection at The Breakers, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Newport trip builder app.

You can fly from Bar Harbor to Newport in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 63°F in Newport. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hyannis.
Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Hyannis — 2 nights

"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
On the 23rd (Tue), see majestic marine mammals with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and then explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway and then steep yourself in history at Hoxie House.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hyannis trip maker site.

Drive from Newport to Hyannis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Hyannis sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trips