19 days in New England, New York City & New Hope Itinerary

19 days in New England, New York City & New Hope Itinerary

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Boston
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
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Provincetown
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Sandwich
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Plymouth
— 2 nights
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Newport
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New York City
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New Hope
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New York City
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Boston — 2 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.
Bring the kids along to Old State House and Mount Auburn Cemetery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to HarborWalk and Harvard Art Museums. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, take a tour of Charlestown Navy Yard, wander the streets of Back Bay, and ponder the world of politics at Massachusetts State House.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Boston road trip website.

Dresden, Germany to Boston is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. May in Boston sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Acadia National Park.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trip

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island — 2 nights

The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the natural beauty of Sieur de Monts Spring and then hike along Heart of Acadia Loop.

Before you visit Acadia National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Acadia National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Boston in May: high temperatures in Acadia National Park hover around 18°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Provincetown.
Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Nature

Provincetown — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, then admire all the interesting features of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and then hike along Cape Cod Provincelands Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Provincetown Town Hall, then take a peaceful walk through Beech Forest, Provincetown, and then pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Provincetown trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Acadia National Park to Provincetown in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Provincetown are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Sandwich.
Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Trails
Side Trip

Sandwich — 3 nights

Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Family-friendly places like Sandwich Glass Museum and Heritage Museums & Gardens will thrill your kids. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St Barnabas Memorial Church and Dexter’s Grist Mill. Venture out of the city with trips to Nobska Point Lighthouse (in Woods Hole) and Falmouth (Hairball Charters & Highfield Hall & Gardens). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Wing Fort House, contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal, and contemplate the long history of Hoxie House.

For photos and tourist information, use the Sandwich planner.

You can drive from Provincetown to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Sandwich are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Plymouth.
Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trips

Plymouth — 2 nights

Rightly calling itself "America's Hometown," Plymouth holds a prominent place in the nation's history and culture as the site of the first Puritan colony.
Visit Burial Hill and Plymouth Rock for their historical value. Bring the kids along to Plimoth Patuxet and Pilgrim Hall Museum. The adventure continues: get outside with Coastal Charters Sportfishing, enjoy the sand and surf at Duxbury Beach Park, and take an in-depth tour of Mayflower Society House and Library.

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Plymouth is very close to Sandwich. June in Plymouth sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Newport.
Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trips

Newport — 2 nights

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Rosecliff and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Kingscote and then contemplate the long history of The Preservation Society of Newport County.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Newport online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Plymouth to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to fly to New York City.
Historic Sites · Museums · Trails · Parks

New York City — 2 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 9th (Thu), see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then stop by Greenwich Village, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City route maker.

Traveling by flight from Newport to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in June, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to New Hope.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

New Hope — 2 nights

Nestled against the confluence of the Delaware River and Aquetong Creek, New Hope represents a scenic east coast village.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Pearl S. Buck International and then make a trip to Aldie Mansion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at Nurture Spa and then examine the collection at Parry Mansion.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New Hope online travel route planner.

Drive from New York City to New Hope in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in New Hope when traveling from New York City in June, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to New York City.
Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
Side Trip

New York City — 1 day

Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at New York Public Library, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then take a stroll through Greenwich Village, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from New Hope to New York City in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

Cape Cod travel guide

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Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Specialty Museums
Located on the southern shore of Massachusetts, Cape Cod contains some 15 towns and two islands. The arm-shaped peninsula is a popular holiday destination throughout the year because of its historical attractions, art galleries, award-winning restaurants, and a scenic coastline dotted by sandy beaches. Start your sightseeing in Provincetown, located at the very tip of the cape and famous for being the site of the first Pilgrims' landing in 1620. From there you can hit up all of the Cape's other small towns, renowned for their comfortable bed and breakfasts and distinctive cuisine of fresh fish and oyster dishes. This maritime community features more than a dozen lighthouses. Part of experiencing the Cape means a trip to its two islands--which showcase several lighthouses and numerous restaurants.