15 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

15 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

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15 days in Massachusetts Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h
2
Plymouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Fall River
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Salem
— 10 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Denver

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Newbury Street, then look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith, then browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and finally wander the streets of North End.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Boston online itinerary creator.

Denver to Boston is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Denver to Boston. While traveling from Denver, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Boston, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brookline Booksmith
Highlights from your plan
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

1
night
Plymouth

Plymouth ©
Rightly calling itself "America's Hometown," Plymouth holds a prominent place in the nation's history and culture as the site of the first Puritan colony.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Mayflower II, then admire the majestic nature at Pilgrim Memorial State Park, then pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Brewster Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Plymouth trip planner.

Getting from Boston to Plymouth by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Boston in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Plymouth, with lows around 54°F. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fall River.

Things to do in Plymouth

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pilgrim Memorial State Park ©
Pilgrim Memorial State Park
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock

1
night
Fall River

Fall River ©
Fall River is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 13th (Wed), explore the galleries of Lizzie Borden House.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Fall River itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Plymouth to Fall River. In September, daily temperatures in Fall River can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Salem.

Things to do in Fall River

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Providence
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Providence Place Mall ©
Providence Place Mall
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House
WaterFire ©
WaterFire

10
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Peabody Essex Museum and Historic New England Beauport Sleeper--McCann House. Let the collections at The House of the Seven Gables and Salem Witch Museum capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Salem: Halibut Point State Park (in Rockport), York Beach (Long Sands Beach & Short Sands Beach) and Good Harbor Beach (in Gloucester). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Salisbury Beach State Reservation, stop by Crow Haven Corner, contemplate the long history of Salem Maritime National Historic Site, and stroll through Hampton Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Salem online itinerary creator.

Explore your travel options from Fall River to Salem with the Route module. In September in Salem, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gloucester, York Beach, Halibut Point State Park, Kittery Trading Post, Crane Beach
Highlights from your plan
Long Sands Beach ©
Long Sands Beach
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum

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