13 days in New England Itinerary

13 days in New England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Boston
— 3 nights
2
Provincetown
— 4 nights
3
Falmouth
— 2 nights
4
Newport
— 3 nights

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
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 New England Holocaust Memorial. Your inner history buff will appreciate Marginal Way Walkway and Freedom Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Gloucester (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: catch a live event at Fenway Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, take a stroll through Newbury Street, and visit North End.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Boston trip itinerary builder.

Dallas to Boston is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Boston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in August, things will get little chillier in Boston: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Marginal Way Walkway, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

4
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Cape Cod National Seashore and Herring Cove Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and Provincetown Art Association and Museum. Step out of Provincetown with an excursion to Nauset Beach in Orleans--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Long Point, stroll through Race Point Beach, get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, and explore the world behind art at Provincetown Town Hall.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Provincetown attractions planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Boston to Provincetown takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ; or drive. August in Provincetown sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

2
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): kick back and relax at Old Silver Beach, grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, and then visit a coastal fixture at Nobska Point Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Highfield Hall & Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Spohr Gardens, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Craigville Beach.

For more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Falmouth trip planner.

You can drive from Provincetown to Falmouth in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Craigville Beach
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Old Silver Beach ©
Old Silver Beach
Craigville Beach ©
Craigville Beach
Highfield Hall & Gardens ©
Highfield Hall & Gardens

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, thensee the interesting displays at The Breakers, thencruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Thames Glass.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport tour itinerary 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 August in Newport, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cottrell Brewery, Mystic Seaport Museum, Misquamicut State Beach, Narragansett Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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