18 days in New England Itinerary

18 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England vacation planner
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Boston
— 4 nights
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Aquinnah, Martha's Vineyard
— 2 nights
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Nantucket
— 1 night
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Rockland
— 2 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 6 nights
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Boston — 4 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Fine Arts and New Bedford Whaling Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Granary Burying Ground and Heritage Museums & Gardens. Venture out of the city with trips to Plymouth Rock (in Plymouth), Lizzie Borden House (in Fall River) and Sandwich Glass Museum (in Sandwich). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, and buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Boston online journey maker.

Berlin, Germany to Boston is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Berlin to Boston due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Aquinnah.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums
Side Trips

Aquinnah, Martha's Vineyard — 2 nights

Aquinnah is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Gay Head Lighthouse and then enjoy the sand and surf at Menemsha Hills. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Menemsha Public Beach and then explore the striking landscape at Aquinnah Cliffs.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Aquinnah online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Boston to Aquinnah takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Aquinnah are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Nantucket.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Nantucket — 1 night

Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): examine the collection at Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Sankaty Head Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sea views from Brant Point Lighthouse.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nantucket trip maker tool.

Getting from Aquinnah to Nantucket by journey takes about 3 hours. In June in Nantucket, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Portland.
Historic Sites · Museums

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Eastern Promenade Trail and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Strawbery Banke Museum and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Portland travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Nantucket to Portland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rockland.
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Trails
Side Trips

Rockland — 2 nights

Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Owls Head Lighthouse and then examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Farnsworth Art Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rockland holiday maker app.

You can drive from Portland to Rockland in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Portland in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rockland: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.
Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping
Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 6 nights

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kids will enjoy Kayaking & Canoeing and Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Photography Tours and Gorham Mountain Trail. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole, kick back and relax at Sand Beach, explore the landscape on two wheels at Carriage Roads, and hike along Ocean Path.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Rockland to Bar Harbor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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