12 days in New England Itinerary

12 days in New England Itinerary

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Newport
— 1 day
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Sandwich
— 1 night
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Provincetown
— 3 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
5
Ogunquit
— 1 night
6
Boston
— 3 nights

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Newport

Newport ©

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Thames Glass, then cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, then see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Newport road trip site.

Houston to Newport is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in September, things will get slightly colder in Newport: highs are around 74°F and lows about 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Newport

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Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 25th (Wed), get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, then contemplate the long history of Hoxie House, then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sandwich trip itinerary app.

Drive from Newport to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Hoxie House ©
Hoxie House

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Provincetown

Provincetown ©

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and Provincetown Town Hall. Step out of Provincetown to go to Eastham and see Coast Guard Beach, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Race Point Beach, examine the collection at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, learn about winemaking at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, and stroll through Herring Cove Beach.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Provincetown online travel planner.

Drive from Sandwich to Provincetown in 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Provincetown

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Shore Path.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bar Harbor route planner.

Getting from Provincetown to Bar Harbor by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Provincetown in September, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Bar Harbor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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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 1st (Tue): kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. September in Ogunquit sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

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Boston

Boston ©

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.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Fine Arts and John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library. Get some cultural insight at Freedom Trail and Peabody Essex Museum. Step out of Boston to go to Gloucester and see Dolphin & Whale Watching, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: catch a live event at Fenway Park and stop by North End.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Ogunquit to Boston in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ogunquit in October since evenings lows in Boston dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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