14 days in New England Itinerary

14 days in New England Itinerary

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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rockland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive
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Newport
— 2 nights
Drive
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Eastham
— 3 nights
Taxi to Ocean Street Terminal, Hyannis, MA, Ferry to Nantucket
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Nantucket
— 1 night
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island — 3 nights

The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Explore hidden gems such as Sand Beach and Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Carriage Roads and Bubble Rock. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Precipice Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pemetic Mountain, hike along Great Head Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Thunder Hole.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Acadia National Park trip planner.

New York City to Acadia National Park is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in Acadia National Park at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rockland.
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Rockland — 2 nights

Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Camden Hills State Park and then enjoy the sea views from Owls Head Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rockland tour planner.

Drive from Acadia National Park to Rockland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lincoln.
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Lincoln — 2 nights

Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): see Off-Road Tours and then surround yourself with nature on Pemi Valley Moose Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lincoln trip website.

Traveling by car from Rockland to Lincoln takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Newport.
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Newport — 2 nights

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 16th (Sat), head outdoors with Fish'n Tales Adventures, then immerse yourself in nature at Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, and then contemplate the long history of Wickford Village. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Rough Point Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cliff Walk, and then stroll around Fort Adams State Park.

To find ratings and more tourist information, go to the Newport sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Lincoln to Newport in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lincoln in July since evenings lows in Newport dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Eastham.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Eastham — 3 nights

Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Get outdoors at Nauset Beach and Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. First Encounter Beach and Captain Penniman House will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: stroll through Skaket Beach, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, explore the world behind art at Atwood Museum, and kick back and relax at Coast Guard Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Eastham trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Newport to Eastham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Eastham, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Nantucket.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Nantucket — 1 night

Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Sankaty Head Lighthouse and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nantucket route planning site.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Eastham to Nantucket in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Nantucket can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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