11 days in New England Itinerary

11 days in New England Itinerary

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11 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Provincetown
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Dallas

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old North Church & Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Adams National Historical Park, and finally wander the streets of Beacon Hill. On the next day, take a stroll through Waterfront, then take in the history at Minute Man National Historical Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Buckman Tavern.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston visit planner .

Dallas to Boston is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Dallas to Boston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dallas in August; daily highs in Boston reach 81°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Concord, Buckman Tavern, Adams National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Adams National Historical Park ©
Adams National Historical Park
Minute Man National Historical Park ©
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery ©
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

1
night
Provincetown

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
On the 4th (Sun), take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then contemplate the waterfront views at Provincetown Waterfront Memorial Park, and finally kick back and relax at Race Point Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Provincetown vacation builder site .

You can ride a ferry from Boston to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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 5th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Ship Harbor Nature Trail, then examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Little Hunters Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Egg Rock Light, and finally hike along Bar Island Trails.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bar Harbor tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Provincetown to Bar Harbor takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bar Harbor when traveling from Provincetown in August, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ship Harbor Nature Trail, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Little Hunters Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails
Egg Rock Light ©
Egg Rock Light

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie, admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park, then look for gifts at French & Brawn Market Place, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ducktrap Bay Trading Co.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Camden online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Camden sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Camden

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Ducktrap Bay Trading Co ©
Ducktrap Bay Trading Co

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Abacus, kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Ogunquit Memorial Library, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at George Marshall Store Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Wallis Sands State Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Jenness State Beach, and finally stop by When Pigs Fly Company Store.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ogunquit trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Camden to Ogunquit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Camden in August: highs in Ogunquit hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lincoln.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

George Marshall Store Gallery, Wallis Sands State Beach, Jenness State Beach, When Pigs Fly Company Store
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Wallis Sands State Beach ©
Wallis Sands State Beach
Abacus ©
Abacus

1
night
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
On the 10th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lincoln trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Ogunquit to Lincoln by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Lincoln

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Flume Gorge
Highlights from your plan
The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park ©
Zipline
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge

2
nights
North Conway

North Conway ©
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
On the 11th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Ledge, explore the engaging exhibits at MWV Children's Museum, then look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, then admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths, and finally stop by Naked Bohemian. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Echo Lake State Park and then trek along Rocky Gorge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the North Conway trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Lincoln to North Conway by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in North Conway can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in North Conway

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Rocky Gorge, Echo Lake State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Ledge ©
Cathedral Ledge
Echo Lake State Park ©
Echo Lake State Park

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