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.
On the 9th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Newbury Street, stop by Brookline Booksmith, then browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and finally wander the streets of North End.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary maker.

Denver to Boston is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Denver to Boston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in September, you will find days in Boston are little chillier (74°F), and nights are a bit warmer (59°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Brookline Booksmith
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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 11th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Mayflower II, immerse yourself in nature at Pilgrim Memorial State Park, then appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Brewster Gardens. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Plymouth sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Boston to Plymouth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Boston in September, Plymouth is little chillier at night with lows of 54°F. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Fall River.

Things to do in Plymouth

Parks Museums Nature
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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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Lizzie Borden House.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Fall River travel planner.

You can drive from Plymouth to Fall River in an hour. In September in Fall River, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) 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.
Visit The House of the Seven Gables and Salem Maritime National Historic Site for their historical value. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Salisbury Beach State Reservation and Crane Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salem: Gloucester (Historic New England Beauport Sleeper--McCann House & Good Harbor Beach), York Beach (Long Sands Beach & Short Sands Beach) and Halibut Point State Park (in Rockport). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Peabody Essex Museum, get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, look for gifts at Kittery Trading Post, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Salem Witch Trials Memorial.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Salem trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fall River to Salem takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

York Beach, Gloucester, Salisbury Beach State Reservation, Halibut Point State Park, 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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