15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
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Ogunquit
— 1 night
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Eastham
— 3 nights
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Falmouth
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 3 nights

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Cadillac Mountain and Carriage Roads. Get a sense of the local culture at The Seal Cove Auto Museum and Egg Rock Light. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Precipice Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip planning website.

New Orleans to Bar Harbor is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Bar Harbor. When traveling from New Orleans in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Bar Harbor, with highs around 70°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

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Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, then get outside with Fisherman's Walk, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Ogunquit holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Eastham.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Fisherman's Walk
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

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Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Get some historical perspective at Captain Penniman House and Fort Hill Rural Historic District. Visiting Nauset Light Beach and Cape Cod National Seashore will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Beach, get all the information you need at Salt Pond Visitor Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marconi Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Chatham Marconi Maritime Center.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Eastham online travel planner.

You can drive from Ogunquit to Eastham in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Ogunquit in September, Eastham is a bit warmer at night with lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Falmouth.

Things to do in Eastham

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chatham, Marconi Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Nauset Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nauset Light Beach ©
Nauset Light Beach
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach

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Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Highfield Hall & Gardens, see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Corporation Beach, contemplate the long history of Edward Gorey House, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Falmouth trip tool.

You can drive from Eastham to Falmouth in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Falmouth can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwich, Corporation Beach, Edward Gorey House, Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
Highfield Hall & Gardens ©
Highfield Hall & Gardens
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stroll through Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): tour the water at your own pace with Sightsailing of Newport, then enjoy the sand and surf at Goosewing Beach Preserve, then examine the collection at The Breakers, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Thames Glass.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport online route 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 October, daytime highs in Newport are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, Goosewing Beach Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Freedom Trail and Walden Pond State Reservation. North End and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Gloucester (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: catch a live event at Fenway Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Boston road trip planning app.

Drive from Newport to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Concord, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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