22 days in New England Itinerary

22 days in New England Itinerary

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22 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Camden
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Boston
— 4 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h
7
Nantucket
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Manchester

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Shore Path and Land Bridge to Bar Island. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Park Loop Road, take in nature's colorful creations at Asticou Azalea Garden, look for gifts at The Rock & Art Shop, and take in the exciting artwork at Little Village Gifts.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor online trip itinerary planner .

Manchester, UK to Bar Harbor is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Bar Harbor is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Manchester in August, expect nights in Bar Harbor to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Asticou Azalea Garden
Highlights from your plan
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Land Bridge to Bar Island
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

3
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mount Battie and Pemaquid Point Lighthouse. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Farnsworth Art Museum, stop by The Smiling Cow, stroll through Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chestnut Street Baptist Church.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Camden trip app .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Camden can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Farnsworth Art Museum, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

1
night
Portland

Portland ©
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 30th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art, and then take a stroll through Old Port.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Portland online trip maker .

You can drive from Camden to Portland in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Portland sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art
Old Port ©
Old Port

2
nights
North Conway

North Conway ©
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): see the sky in a new way at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, then take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths, and then admire all the interesting features of Mt Washington Auto Rd. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Story Land and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Ledge.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the North Conway trip planner .

Traveling by car from Portland to North Conway takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in North Conway are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Story Land, Mount Washington Auto Road
Highlights from your plan
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths
Mount Washington Auto Road ©
Mount Washington Auto Road
Cathedral Ledge ©
Cathedral Ledge

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Flume Gorge. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, and then look for gifts at Chutters.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lincoln online day trip planner .

You can drive from North Conway to Lincoln in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from North Conway in September, Lincoln is little chillier at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Franconia, Chutters
Highlights from your plan
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park

4
nights
Boston

Boston ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sandwich (Sandwich Glass Museum & Heritage Museums & Gardens). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boston Common, and engage your brain at Museum of Science.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Boston attractions planner .

You can drive from Lincoln to Boston in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Traveling from Lincoln in September, Boston is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sandwich
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

3
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Whaling Museum and Madaket Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Cisco Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Unitarian Universalist Meeting House Nantucket, make a trip to St Paul's Episcopal Church, and stroll through Nobadeer.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Nantucket trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to Nantucket in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Nantucket are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Nantucket

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cisco Beach ©
Cisco Beach
Madaket Beach ©
Madaket Beach
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum

2
nights
Provincetown

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 11th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On your second day here, get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, then stroll through Herring Cove Beach, then explore the galleries of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Provincetown trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Nantucket to Provincetown in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach

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