12 days in New York City & New England Itinerary

12 days in New York City & New England Itinerary

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12 days in New York City & New England Itinerary

Start: Tucson
+2
shuttle + Fly + foot:  10​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
train + taxi + ferry:  5​h 30​min
2
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  12​h 15​min
End: Tucson

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 1st (Sun), take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, then admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, and then make a trip to 9/11 Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New York City holiday maker .

Tucson to New York City is an approximately 10-hour combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Tucson to New York City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Tucson, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to New Shoreham.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©

2
nights
New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Mohegan Bluffs.

Discover how to plan a New Shoreham trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of train and ferry from New York City to New Shoreham in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from New York City in July, expect New Shoreham to be a bit cooler, temps between 77°F and 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Newport.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
Fred Benson Town Beach ©
Fred Benson Town Beach
Clayhead Salon & Spa ©
Clayhead Salon & Spa

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, then examine the collection at The Breakers, and then cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Newport road trip planning site .

Ride a ferry from New Shoreham to Newport in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway. On the next day, look for gifts at Spoiled Rotten, look for gifts at When Pigs Fly Company Store, then take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, and finally kick back and relax at Parson's Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ogunquit trip maker .

Traveling by car from Newport to Ogunquit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Newport in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ogunquit, with lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

When Pigs Fly Company Store, Parsons Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Shore Path and Mount Desert Island. Head to Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars and Sherman's Books & Stationeryfor some retail therapy. Step out of Bar Harbor to go to Southwest Harbor and see Perpendicular Trail, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, stop by The Christmas Vacation Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, and cruise along Park Loop Road.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bar Harbor online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in July, expect nights in Bar Harbor to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Perpendicular Trail
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

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