15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Newport
— 3 nights
Fly
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Ogunquit
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Boston
— 4 nights
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Newport

— 3 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Get outdoors at Cliff Walk and Shining Sea Bikeway. Get some historical perspective at Ocean Drive Historic District and Fort Adams State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Stone Bridge Farm (in Acushnet) and Lizzie Borden House (in Fall River). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Breakers.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport driving holiday tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Newport is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 2 hours. In October, Newport is a bit cooler than Sao Paulo - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 2 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): trek along Great Head Trail and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cadillac Mountain North Ridge Trail and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Newport to Bar Harbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Newport in October; daily highs in Bar Harbor reach 17°C and lows reach 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

North Conway

— 2 nights
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take a peaceful walk through White Mountain National Forest and then take a memorable drive along Kancamagus Highway. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Glen Ellis Falls and then get a dose of the wild on Bretton Woods Canopy Tour.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read North Conway attractions planner.

Drive from Bar Harbor to North Conway in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in North Conway

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit

— 3 nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Marginal Way Walkway and Wells Reserve at Laudholm are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Perkins Cove and Ogunquit Beach. Explore Ogunquit's surroundings by going to Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth) and Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse (in New Castle). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ogunquit trip maker site.

You can drive from North Conway to Ogunquit in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from North Conway in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ogunquit, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Freedom Trail and The House of the Seven Gables. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Salem Witch Museum (in Salem) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and ponder the world of politics at Old State House.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Ogunquit to Boston in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Boston, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips