20 days in New England Itinerary

20 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England vacation planner

Make it your trip
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Boston
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive
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Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hyannis
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Provincetown
— 4 nights
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Boston

— 4 nights

Beantown

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.
Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Salem (Pickering Wharf & The House of the Seven Gables) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, walk around Boston Common, browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and observe the fascinating underwater world at New England Aquarium.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip maker site.

Bremen, Germany to Boston is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bremen in August; daily highs in Boston reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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.
On the 20th (Sat), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ogunquit Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ogunquit trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Boston to Ogunquit in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Ogunquit, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Boothbay Harbor

— 2 nights
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. On the 21st (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island and then see majestic marine mammals with Cap'n Fish's Cruises. On your second day here, stroll through Boothbay Region Land Trust and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Boothbay Harbor trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Ogunquit to Boothbay Harbor in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. August in Boothbay Harbor sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 2 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at Maine Granite Industry Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Precipice Trail and then explore the striking landscape at Schoodic Point.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bar Harbor journey site.

Drive from Boothbay Harbor to Bar Harbor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to fly to Newport.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Newport

— 3 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: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, gain a rich perspective with Rhode Island Red Food Tours, see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and tour in style with a train tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport itinerary planning site.

Fly from Bar Harbor to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Newport, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Hyannis.

Things to do in Newport

Tours · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hyannis

— 3 nights

Capital of Cape Cod

"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hyannis: Nickerson State Park (in Brewster), Plimoth Patuxet (in Plymouth) and Falmouth (Highfield Hall & Gardens & Shining Sea Bikeway). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, contemplate the long history of Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Beach, and see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hyannis visit planner.

You can drive from Newport to Hyannis in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Provincetown.

Things to do in Hyannis

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Provincetown

— 4 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.
When in Provincetown, make a side trip to see Coast Guard Beach in Eastham, approximately Eastham away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod National Seashore, ponder the world of politics at Provincetown Town Hall, pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Provincetown travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hyannis to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips