15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

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15 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Erie
Fly:  6​h
1
Burlington
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
North Conway
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h
End: Erie

1
night
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. On the 1st (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with Burlington City Arts Center.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Burlington road trip tool .

Erie to Burlington is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Erie in September since evenings lows in Burlington dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Burlington

Shopping Trails Parks

Side Trip

South Burlington
Highlights from your plan
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Burlington Town Center Mall ©
Burlington Town Center Mall

1
night
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): look for gifts at Kancamagus Collectibles, explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lincoln trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Burlington to Lincoln takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Burlington in September, Lincoln is slightly colder at night with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Lincoln

Nature Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Franconia, Kancamagus Collectibles
Highlights from your plan
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Kancamagus Collectibles ©
Kancamagus Collectibles

1
night
North Conway

North Conway ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Kancamagus Highway, learn about winemaking at White Mountain Winery, then see the sky in a new way at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, then take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Ledge.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read North Conway vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Lincoln to North Conway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Lincoln in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in North Conway, with lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in North Conway

Nature Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Ledge ©
Cathedral Ledge
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths
White Mountain Winery ©
White Mountain Winery

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ocean Path and Jordan Pond Path Trailhead. Shop till you drop at Mount Desert Island Farmers Markets and The Chocolate Moose. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Acadia National Park, cruise along Park Loop Road, identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, and don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor online day trip planner .

Drive from North Conway to Bar Harbor in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Shirttail Point, look for gifts at Perry's Nut House, then browse for treasures at Starbird, then explore the world behind art at Farnsworth Art Museum, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Camden trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Camden sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Perry's Nut House, Farnsworth Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Perry's Nut House ©
Perry's Nut House
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): sample the fine beverages at Wiggly Bridge Distillery, kick back and relax at Wells Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, then take a stroll through Perkins Cove, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ogunquit trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Camden to Ogunquit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. September in Ogunquit sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Wiggly Bridge Distillery, Wells Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach
Wiggly Bridge Distillery ©
Wiggly Bridge Distillery
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): wander the streets of North End, get a taste of the local shopping with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then hunt for treasures at Quincy Market, then appreciate the history behind Bunker Hill Monument, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Boston Common, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston road trip planning app .

You can drive from Ogunquit to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Boston, with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Quincy Market ©
Quincy Market
North End ©
North End

2
nights
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 12th (Thu): look for gifts at The Newport Fudgery, admire the striking features of The Elms, examine the collection at The Breakers, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, then contemplate the long history of Marble House, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Adams State Park. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Rosecliff, cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, snap pictures at Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge, then get to know the fascinating history of WaterFire Providence, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Providence Place Mall.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Newport tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Boston to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Newport sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Providence, Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
WaterFire ©
WaterFire
Providence Place Mall ©
Providence Place Mall

2
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally make a trip to Commercial Street. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Chatham Village Market, then kick back and relax at West Dennis Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Howes St Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Provincetown day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Provincetown takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Dennis, Chatham Village Market
Highlights from your plan
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
West Dennis Beach ©
West Dennis Beach
Chatham Village Market ©
Chatham Village Market

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