18 days in New England & Lancaster Itinerary

18 days in New England & Lancaster Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner
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Newport
— 2 nights
Fly
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Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sandwich
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive
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Boston
— 4 nights
Fly to Los Angeles International Airport, Drive to Lancaster
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Lancaster
— 3 nights
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Newport — 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Newport is known for museums, historic sites, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Breakers, cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and sample some tasty brews at Rhode Island Red Food Tours.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Newport trip planner.

Los Angeles to Newport is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. In September, Newport is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Provincetown.
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Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums
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Provincetown — 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Provincetown: Eastham (Salt Pond Visitor Center & Nauset Light Beach). Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Cape Cod National Seashore. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Corn Hill Beach, surround yourself with nature on Art's Dune Tours, and get a sense of history and politics at Provincetown Town Hall.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Provincetown trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Newport to Provincetown takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Provincetown are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sandwich.
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Sandwich — 2 nights

Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Coonamessett Farm, stroll through Shining Sea Bikeway, then take in nature's colorful creations at Highfield Hall & Gardens, then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Plymouth Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Sandwich Glass Museum, get a new perspective on things with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, and then examine the collection at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sandwich road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Sandwich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Bar Harbor.
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 2 nights

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 9th (Fri), examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Frenchman Bay, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, look for gifts at A Little Mad, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor road trip planner.

You can fly from Sandwich to Bar Harbor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.
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Ogunquit — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get outside with Fisherman's Walk, then enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ogunquit sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or take a bus. In September in Ogunquit, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trip

Boston — 4 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year.
Explore Boston's surroundings by going to The House of the Seven Gables (in Salem) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, and browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Boston sightseeing planning website.

Getting from Ogunquit to Boston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ogunquit in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 59°F in Boston. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lancaster.
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Lancaster — 3 nights

Lancaster is a charter city in northern Los Angeles County, in the Antelope Valley of the western Mojave Desert in Southern California. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lancaster: Vasquez Rocks Natural Area (in Agua Dulce), Six Flags Magic Mountain (in Santa Clarita) and Rocky Peak Trail (in Simi Valley). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch, see the interesting displays at The California Route 66 Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Kill Bill Church.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lancaster travel route planning website.

Explore your travel options from Boston to Lancaster with the Route module. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Boston to Lancaster due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boston in September: highs in Lancaster hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Theme Parks · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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