12 days in New England Itinerary

12 days in New England Itinerary

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Ogunquit
— 1 day
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 3 nights
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Provincetown
— 2 nights
Drive
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Falmouth
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Ogunquit

— 1 day
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.
On the 11th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway and then kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ogunquit trip itinerary maker tool.

Atlanta to Ogunquit is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Atlanta in July, with highs in Ogunquit at 81°F and lows at 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites · Parks

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 12th (Tue): examine the collection at Maine Granite Industry Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shore Path, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain and then take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Point.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 July: highs in Bar Harbor hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Boston.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Boston

— 3 nights

Beantown

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.
When in Boston, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Gloucester, approximately Gloucester away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and stroll around Boston Common.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston trip app.

Traveling by flight from Bar Harbor to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Boston: highs are around 83°F and lows about 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Provincetown

— 2 nights

Birthplace of American Liberty

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marconi Beach, and then stroll through Coast Guard Beach. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Provincetown Town Hall, take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, and then stroll through Cape Cod National Seashore.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Provincetown trip builder site.

Fly from Boston to Provincetown in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. July in Provincetown sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Falmouth

— 2 nights
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens and then get up close to creatures of the deep with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises. On your second day here, examine the collection at Sandwich Glass Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal, then kick back and relax at Old Silver Beach, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Falmouth trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Falmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Falmouth are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Falmouth

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Newport

— 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stroll around Fort Adams State Park, examine the collection at The Breakers, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then see the interesting displays at Newport Car Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Newport travel planner.

Traveling by car from Falmouth to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Newport, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip