17 days in New England & New York City Itinerary

17 days in New England & New York City Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Fly to Boston, Ferry to Provincetown
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Provincetown
— 2 nights
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Sandwich
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 4 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 5 nights
Fly
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Newport
— 3 nights
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Provincetown

— 2 nights

Birthplace of American Liberty

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Provincetown: Eastham (Salt Pond Visitor Center & Captain Penniman House). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod National Seashore, admire the masterpieces at Provincetown Art Association and Museum, and kick back and relax at Corn Hill Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Provincetown travel route planning tool.

Rome, Italy to Provincetown is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Rome to Provincetown due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Rome, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Provincetown, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Sandwich

— 2 nights
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Hoxie House, and finally don't miss a visit to Old King's Hwy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): get up close to creatures of the deep with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, then take in nature's colorful creations at Highfield Hall & Gardens, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sandwich trip site.

Getting from Provincetown to Sandwich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Sandwich sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Sandwich

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

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.
Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit), Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House (in Concord) and Chatham (Chatham Lighthouse Beach & Atwood Museum). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, steep yourself in history at Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site, and pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Sandwich to Boston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

New York City

— 5 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Newport.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Newport

— 3 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): examine the collection at Newport Car Museum and then examine the collection at The Breakers. Keep things going the next day: see what you can catch with Fish'n Tales Adventures and then sample some tasty brews at Rhode Island Red Food Tours.

Plan my day in Newport using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from New York City to Newport in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, Newport is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Newport

Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

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