12 days in New England Itinerary

12 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England trip planner

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Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive
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Provincetown
— 1 night
Fly
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Boston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly
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Newport
— 3 nights
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Sandwich

— 1 night
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): examine the collection at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Hoxie House, and finally grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sandwich day trip planning app.

Durham to Sandwich is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, Sandwich is little chillier than Durham - with highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Provincetown

— 1 night

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 18th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, then get outside with Art's Dune Tours, and then kick back and relax at Race Point Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Provincetown trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Boston.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

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. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, pause for some photo ops at Bunker Hill Monument, stop by North End, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground.

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You can fly from Provincetown to Boston in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. In September in Boston, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit travel route builder app.

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 September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ogunquit, with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 2 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 23rd (Fri), examine the collection at Maine Granite Industry Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shore Path and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip planning tool.

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. In September, daily temperatures in Bar Harbor can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Newport.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Museums · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Newport

— 3 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Newport is known for museums, historic sites, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Breakers, admire the striking features of The Elms, take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Adams State Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Newport tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Bar Harbor to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 58°F in Newport. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks