15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England journey planner

Make it your trip
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Provincetown
— 2 nights
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Sandwich
— 3 nights
Drive
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Newport
— 2 nights
Drive
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Boston
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
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Provincetown

— 2 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Provincetown side-trips: Salt Pond Visitor Center (in Eastham) and Chatham (Chatham Lighthouse Beach & Atwood Museum). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, admire the masterpieces at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, stroll through Cape Cod National Seashore, and take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Provincetown road trip website.

London, UK to Provincetown is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Provincetown due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Provincetown, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Sandwich

— 3 nights
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Step out of Sandwich to go to Falmouth and see Highfield Hall & Gardens, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, don't miss a visit to Old King's Hwy, engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, and appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sandwich online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Provincetown to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Sandwich, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Newport

— 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then see the interesting displays at The Breakers, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, and finally take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District. Here are some ideas for day two: tour in style with a train tour, learn the secrets of beer at Rhode Island Red Food Tours, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Newport trip maker site.

You can drive from Sandwich to Newport in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Newport

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester) and Salem Witch Museum (in Salem). The adventure continues: walk around Boston Public Garden, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at New England Aquarium, take an in-depth tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, and browse the collection at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Boston trip planner.

Drive from Newport to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Boston sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): head outdoors with Fisherman's Walk, then visit a coastal fixture at Nubble Lighthouse, then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit day trip planning website.

You can drive from Boston to Ogunquit in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ogunquit when traveling from Boston in September, with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 2 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Bar Harbor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Museums · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trips