15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

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15 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Nantucket
— 1 night
ferry + taxi:  1​h 45​min
4
Falmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Wellfleet
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Berlin

3
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.
Attractions like Fenway Park and Museum of Science make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, enjoy the sand and surf at Nantasket Beach, make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Boston day trip site .

Berlin, Germany to Boston is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Berlin to Boston, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Boston are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Nantasket Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kids will enjoy Little Hunters Beach and Sand Beach. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, look for gifts at Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, and play a few rounds at Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bar Harbor tour planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to Bar Harbor in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in July, expect Bar Harbor to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach

1
night
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stop by Aunt Leah's Fudge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jetties Beach, and then kick back and relax at Cisco Beach. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Great Point Light, then see the interesting displays at Egan Maritime's Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Whaling Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nantucket trip planner.

Getting from Bar Harbor to Nantucket by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bar Harbor in July since evenings lows in Nantucket dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Falmouth.

Things to do in Nantucket

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cisco Beach ©
Cisco Beach
Jetties Beach ©
Jetties Beach
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum

2
nights
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 17th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Silver Beach, see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and then grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): stroll through Craigville Beach, kick back and relax at Parkers River Beach, then engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Falmouth holiday planning site .

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Nantucket to Falmouth in 2 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. July in Falmouth sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Wellfleet.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sandwich, Parkers River Beach, Craigville Beach, Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Craigville Beach ©
Craigville Beach

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. Bring the kids along to Corn Hill Beach and Marconi Beach. Step out of Wellfleet with an excursion to Nauset Beach in Orleans--about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Cod National Seashore, get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Transfiguration.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Wellfleet road trip planning site .

Getting from Falmouth to Wellfleet by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Provincetown, Orleans, Corn Hill Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Corn Hill Beach ©
Corn Hill Beach
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach

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