17 days in New England Itinerary

17 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England trip itinerary planner
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Provincetown
— 1 night
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Boston
— 5 nights
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Jay
— 4 nights
Drive
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Gorham
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Newport — 2 nights

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: Room Escape Games (in Providence), Lizzie Borden House (in Fall River) and Foxwoods Resort Casino (in Mashantucket). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Cliff Walk, examine the collection at Newport Car Museum, and take a tour by water with Fish'n Tales Adventures.

To find out how to plan a trip to Newport, use our trip itinerary maker.

Newark to Newport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Newark, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 43°F to lows of 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Provincetown.
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Provincetown — 1 night

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 4th (Fri): kick back and relax at Herring Cove Beach, see the interesting displays at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and then kick back and relax at Race Point Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Provincetown travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Newport to Provincetown in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 41°F, and evening lows to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can fly to Boston.
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Boston — 5 nights

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.
Boston is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, walk around Boston Common, make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and wander the streets of North End.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Boston online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Provincetown to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in March, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Jay.
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Jay — 4 nights

Jay is one of the northernmost towns in Orleans County, Vermont, United States, located on the Canada–US border. Explore Jay's surroundings by going to Eden Dogsledding (in Eden Mills), Cold Hollow Sculpture Park (in Enosburg Falls) and First Lake General Store (in Pittsburg). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Memphremagog, cool off at Jay Peak Pump House, and hit the slopes at Jay Peak Resort.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Jay day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Boston to Jay takes 4 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Boston in March; daily highs in Jay reach 32°F and lows reach 15°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Gorham.
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Gorham — 2 nights

Gorham is a town in Coos County, New Hampshire, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths and then fly down the slopes at Bear Notch Ski Touring Center. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel and then glide through natural beauty at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gorham route maker tool.

Traveling by car from Jay to Gorham takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Jay in March, with highs in Gorham at 17°F and lows at 3°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Portland.
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Portland — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): examine the collection at Maine Maritime Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting and then admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Gorham to Portland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Gorham in March: high temperatures in Portland hover around 40°F and lows are around 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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