16 days in Providence, Boston & Portland Itinerary

16 days in Providence, Boston & Portland Itinerary

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Providence
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Boston
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Portland
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Providence

— 5 nights

The Renaissance City

Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Providence River Boat Company has been added to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Providence: Nobska Point Lighthouse (in Woods Hole), Mystic (Elm Grove Cemetery, Mystic Aquarium, &more) and Misquamicut State Beach (in Misquamicut). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Shining Sea Bikeway, admire the masterpieces at Highfield Hall & Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Roger Williams Park Zoo, and see the interesting displays at Falmouth Museums on the Green.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Providence day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Providence. In August, daily temperatures in Providence can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Providence

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Boston

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester) and Plymouth Rock (in Plymouth). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, stroll around Boston Common, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Boston trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Providence to Boston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Portland

— 5 nights

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Ogunquit (Perkins Cove, Marginal Way Walkway, &more) and Seguin Island and Lighthouse (in Bath). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take an in-depth tour of Victoria Mansion, and take in panoramic vistas at Portland Observatory.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Boston to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Portland, with lows around 59°F. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips