17 days in New England Itinerary

17 days in New England Itinerary

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Fly to Logan International Airport, Drive to Newport
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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: Tree Trails Adventures Mystic (in Mystic) and Skydive Danielson (in Killingly). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Breakers, tour in style with a train tour, don't miss a visit to Cliff Walk, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport trip planner.

Kalamazoo to Newport is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Kalamazoo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sandwich.
Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Sandwich — 3 nights

Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sandwich: New Bedford Whaling Museum (in New Bedford) and Falmouth (Spohr Gardens, Highfield Hall & Gardens, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Patuxet, get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and take in nature's colorful creations at Brewster Gardens.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, use the Sandwich trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Newport to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Provincetown.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips

Provincetown — 3 nights

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.
When in Provincetown, make a side trip to see Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham, approximately Eastham away. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Race Point Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Marconi Beach, and surround yourself with nature on Art's Dune Tours.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Provincetown holiday planner.

You can drive from Sandwich to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Provincetown are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Side Trips

Ogunquit — 3 nights

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.
Explore Ogunquit's surroundings by going to Portland (The Maine Brew Bus & Portland Museum of Art), Fore River Brewing Company (in South Portland) and Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, visit a coastal fixture at Nubble Lighthouse, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Ogunquit trip planner.

Getting from Provincetown to Ogunquit by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi. Traveling from Provincetown in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Ogunquit, with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Boston.
Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks
Side Trips

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, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Boston trip site.

You can drive from Ogunquit to Boston in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 50°F in Boston. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Side Trip