26 days in New England Itinerary

26 days in New England Itinerary

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26 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Bratislava
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Nantucket
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Pittsfield
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Lincoln
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Boothbay Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Portland
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  14​h
End: Bratislava

3
nights
Provincetown

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.
Visit Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and First Encounter Beach for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Light Beach. The adventure continues: cast your line with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Marconi Beach, appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Point.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Provincetown trip planner .

Bratislava, Slovakia to Provincetown is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bratislava to Provincetown. In July, daytime highs in Provincetown are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Nantucket.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Wellfleet, Fishing Charters & Tours, Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Relax by the water at Madaket Beach and Surfside Beach. Get outdoors at Jetties Beach and Cisco Beach. There's much more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Sankaty Head Lighthouse, examine the collection at Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cisco Brewers, and don't miss a visit to Brant Point Lighthouse.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Nantucket trip planner .

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Nantucket takes 3.5 hours. July in Nantucket sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Nantucket

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cisco Brewers ©
Cisco Brewers
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Madaket Beach ©
Madaket Beach

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rosecliff and Battleship Cove. Visit Cliff Walk and St. Mary's Catholic Church for their historical value. Explore Newport's surroundings by going to Nobska Point Lighthouse (in Woods Hole), Lizzie Borden House (in Fall River) and New Bedford Whaling Museum (in New Bedford). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Sachuest Beach (Second Beach), immerse yourself in nature at National Monument to the Forefathers, see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co..

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Newport trip planner.

Drive from Nantucket to Newport in 4 hours. July in Newport sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pittsfield.

Things to do in Newport

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fall River, New Bedford Whaling Museum, National Monument to the Forefathers, Nobska Point Lighthouse, Heritage Museums & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Rosecliff ©
Rosecliff
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House
New Bedford Whaling Museum ©
New Bedford Whaling Museum

3
nights
Pittsfield

Pittsfield ©
Pittsfield is the largest city and the county seat of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. Explore hidden gems such as MASS MoCA and Mount Greylock State Reservation. Get outdoors at Zipline and Monument Mountain. Change things up with these side-trips from Pittsfield: Williamstown (The Clark Art Institute & Williams College Museum of Art). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home and relax in the rural setting at Hancock Shaker Village.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pittsfield online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Pittsfield takes 3 hours. Traveling from Newport in July, plan for little chillier nights in Pittsfield, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Pittsfield

Museums Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Williamstown, The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home, Mount Greylock State Reservation, MASS MoCA, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Mount Greylock State Reservation ©
Mount Greylock State Reservation
MASS MoCA ©
MASS MoCA
Zipline

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Little White Church and Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park and Cathedral Ledge. When in Lincoln, make a side trip to see Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness, approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Franconia Notch State Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, Head underground at Polar Caves Park, and identify plant and animal life at Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lincoln vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Pittsfield to Lincoln takes 4 hours. July in Lincoln sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

North Conway, Franconia, White Mountain National Forest, The Little White Church, Polar Caves Park
Highlights from your plan
Polar Caves Park ©
Polar Caves Park
White Mountain National Forest ©
White Mountain National Forest
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center ©

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory and Belfast Historical Society & Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Cadillac Mountain and Ocean Path. There's still lots to do: stroll through Precipice Trail, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, kick back and relax at Sand Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor day trip planning website .

Drive from Lincoln to Bar Harbor in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. In July in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Belfast Historical Society & Museum, Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory
Highlights from your plan
Precipice Trail ©
Precipice Trail
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

3
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Cabbage Island and Reid State Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore Farnsworth Art Museum and Maine Maritime Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Boothbay Harbor: Doubling Point Lighthouse (in Arrowsic), Rockland (Maine Lighthouse Museum & Rockland Breakwater Light) and Owls Head Transportation Museum (in Owls Head). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Boothbay Harbor vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bar Harbor to Boothbay Harbor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Boothbay Harbor can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Rockland, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, Reid State Park, Maine Maritime Museum
Highlights from your plan
Reid State Park ©
Reid State Park
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum

4
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wells Beach and Ocean Ave. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Marginal Way Walkway and St. Ann's Episcopal Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Strawbery Banke Museum (in Portsmouth), Footbridge Beach (in Ogunquit) and Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge (in Wells). There's more to do: grab your bike and head to Eastern Promenade and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Portland trip planner.

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. July in Portland sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Kennebunkport, Wells, Strawbery Banke Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge ©

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