13 days in New England Itinerary

13 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England trip planner
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
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Ogunquit
— 1 night
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Boston
— 4 nights
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Provincetown
— 3 nights
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Falmouth
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 1 night
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 1 night

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Schoodic Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cadillac Mountain North Ridge Trail, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain. On your second day here, stroll through Gorham Mountain Trail, then identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor itinerary planner.

New York City to Bar Harbor is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get little chillier in Bar Harbor: highs are around 75°F and lows about 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.
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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.
On the 5th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at Nubble Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in July, expect nights in Ogunquit to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.
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Boston — 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Boston to Gloucester to see Dolphin & Whale Watching about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: walk around Boston Public Garden, browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, get some jogging in at Charles River Esplanade, and take an in-depth tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Boston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Boston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ogunquit in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Boston, with lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Provincetown.
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Provincetown — 3 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Provincetown: Eastham (Nauset Light Beach & Coast Guard Beach) and Nauset Beach (in Orleans). Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Cape Cod National Seashore. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Marconi Beach, pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, and enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Provincetown journey builder website.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Provincetown takes 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Falmouth.
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Falmouth — 2 nights

Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. On the 13th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, kick back and relax at Old Silver Beach, and then stroll through Shining Sea Bikeway. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gray's Beach and then take a tour by water with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Falmouth trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Falmouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Newport.
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Newport — 1 night

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 15th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours, then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, and then examine the collection at The Breakers.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read 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. July in Newport sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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