15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

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15 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Albuquerque
Fly:  9​h
1
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sandwich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Wellfleet
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Boston
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Albuquerque

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cliff Walk and Beavertail Lighthouse and Park. Step out of the city life by going to Waterford Beach Park and Sachuest Beach (Second Beach). Step out of Newport with an excursion to Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic--about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Breakers, cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, get a taste of the local shopping with Thames Glass, and kick back and relax at Goosewing Beach Preserve.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Newport trip planning app .

Albuquerque to Newport is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Albuquerque to Newport is 2 hours. Traveling from Albuquerque in September, expect nights in Newport to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Waterford Beach Park, Mystic Seaport Museum, Goosewing Beach Preserve, Sachuest Beach (Second Beach), Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
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Beavertail Lighthouse and Park ©
Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edward Gorey House and Highfield Hall & Gardens. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Old Silver Beach and Craigville Beach. Take a break from Sandwich with a short trip to Gray's Beach in Yarmouth Port, about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, and grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sandwich itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Sandwich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Wellfleet.

Things to do in Sandwich

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Falmouth, Yarmouth Port, John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Craigville Beach, Plimoth Plantation
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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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cape Cod National Seashore and Marconi Beach. Get outdoors at Nauset Beach and First Encounter Beach. There's lots more to do: stroll through Nauset Light Beach, get engrossed in the history at Salt Pond Visitor Center, stroll the grounds of Cove Burying Ground, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coast Guard Beach.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Wellfleet trip maker app .

You can drive from Sandwich to Wellfleet in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Wellfleet sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastham, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
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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.
On the 1st (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ogunquit Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Wellfleet to Ogunquit takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Wellfleet in September since evenings lows in Ogunquit dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick 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.
Get some historical perspective at Freedom Trail and Granary Burying Ground. Appreciate the collections at Museum of Fine Arts and John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Salem (The House of the Seven Gables & Peabody Essex Museum) and Orchard House (in Concord). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, take a stroll through North End, get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Boston trip maker website .

Getting from Ogunquit to Boston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in October, Boston is a bit warmer at night with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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