15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Newport
— 2 nights
2
Sandwich
— 3 nights
3
Wellfleet
— 3 nights
4
Ogunquit
— 1 night
5
Boston
— 4 nights

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Popular historic sites such as Cliff Walk and Ocean Drive Historic District are in your itinerary. Relax by the water at Goosewing Beach Preserve and Sachuest Beach (Second Beach). Venture out of the city with trips to Mystic Seaport Museum (in Mystic) and Waterford Beach Park (in Waterford). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Breakers, view the masterpieces at Thames Glass, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Beavertail Lighthouse and Park.

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Albuquerque to Newport is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Albuquerque to Newport. When traveling from Albuquerque in September, plan for slightly colder days in Newport, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, Mystic Seaport Museum, Sachuest Beach (Second Beach), Goosewing Beach Preserve, Waterford Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

3
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. We've included these beaches for you: Craigville Beach and Old Silver Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Heritage Museums & Gardens and Sandwich Glass Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sandwich: Highfield Hall & Gardens (in Falmouth) and Yarmouth Port (Edward Gorey House & Gray's Beach). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway, take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, and see the interesting displays at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sandwich driving holiday planner.

Getting from Newport to Sandwich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Sandwich are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Wellfleet.

Things to do in Sandwich

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Falmouth, Yarmouth Port, Craigville Beach, Plimoth Plantation, John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

3
nights
Wellfleet

Wellfleet ©
Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Do some cultural sightseeing at Salt Pond Visitor Center and Cove Burying Ground. Visit Cape Cod National Seashore and Coast Guard Beach for some beach relaxation. When in Wellfleet, make a side trip to see Nauset Beach in Orleans, approximately Orleans away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Marconi Beach, steep yourself in history at First Encounter Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nauset Light Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Wellfleet trip website.

Getting from Sandwich to Wellfleet by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. September in Wellfleet sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Eastham, Cape Cod National Seashore, Nauset Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach

1
night
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 1st (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Wellfleet to Ogunquit by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Wellfleet in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Ogunquit, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

4
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.
Visit Freedom Trail and Granary Burying Ground for their historical value. Museum of Fine Arts and North End are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House (in Concord) and Salem (The House of the Seven Gables & Peabody Essex Museum). And it doesn't end there: catch a live event at Fenway Park, take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Louisburg Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Boston road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Ogunquit to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Boston when traveling from Ogunquit in October, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Salem, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Mount Auburn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

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