15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

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15 days in New England Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Wellfleet
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Sandwich
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Boston
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
Wellfleet

Wellfleet ©
Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): stop by Brewster Store.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Wellfleet trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to Wellfleet is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Wellfleet is minus 5 hours. Traveling from London in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Wellfleet: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Brewster Store, Cape Cod National Seashore, Salt Pond Visitor Center
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Salt Pond Visitor Center ©
Salt Pond Visitor Center
Brewster Store ©
Brewster Store

2
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, then stroll through Old Silver Beach, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal. On your second day here, grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, then contemplate the long history of Hoxie House, then take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, and finally pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sandwich trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Wellfleet to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Sandwich sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Boston.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Falmouth, Plymouth, Cape Cod Canal
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway

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.
For shopping fun, head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace or Brookline Booksmith. Museum of Fine Arts and Freedom Trail are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Boston, make a side trip to see Orchard House in Concord, approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and get curious at Museum of Science.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by bus from Sandwich to Boston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Boston sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Brookline Booksmith
Highlights from your plan
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
On the 18th (Sun), find something for the whole family at Santa's Village and then immerse yourself in nature at Franconia Notch State Park. On the next day, look for gifts at Harman's Cheese & Country Store, then admire the sheer force of Flume Gorge, and then take in the awesome beauty at West Rattlesnake Mountain.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lincoln road trip planner.

You can drive from Boston to Lincoln in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from Boston in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Lincoln, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Lincoln

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Franconia, Santa's Village, Harman's Cheese & Country Store, West Rattlesnake Mountain
Highlights from your plan
West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain
Santa's Village ©
Santa's Village
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge

2
nights
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 20th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, then admire the masterpieces at Ogunquit Museum of American Art, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, kick back and relax at Drakes Island Beach, and then look for gifts at The Cheese Iron.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Ogunquit takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Drakes Island Beach, Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, The Cheese Iron
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, then examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and then grab your bike and head to Carriage Roads. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, then hunt for treasures at Mount Desert Island Farmers Markets, and then trek along Gorham Mountain Trail.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor road trip tool .

You can drive from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. While traveling from Ogunquit, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bar Harbor, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum

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