17 days in New England Itinerary

17 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England trip planner

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Boston
— 1 day
Drive
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Newport
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hanover
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kennebunkport
— 3 nights
Drive
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Burlington
— 4 nights
Drive
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Boston
— 1 day
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Boston

— 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stroll around Boston Public Garden, stroll around Boston Common, and then shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Boston online sightseeing planner.

Denver to Boston is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Denver to Boston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Boston, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Parks · Shopping

Newport

— 4 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Stone Bridge Farm (in Acushnet) and Falmouth (Coonamessett Farm & Shining Sea Bikeway). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Breakers, stroll around Fort Adams State Park, cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, and steep yourself in history at The Elms.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Newport tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Boston to Newport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hanover.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Hanover

— 3 nights
Hanover is a town along the Connecticut River in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Hanover side-trips: Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial (in South Royalton) and Texas Falls Recreation Area (in Hancock). The adventure continues: engage your brain at Montshire Museum of Science, gain insight at Dartmouth College, stop by Dan & Whit's General Store, and explore the world behind art at Hood Museum of Art.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanover journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Newport to Hanover takes 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Newport in October since evenings lows in Hanover dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Hanover

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Kennebunkport

— 3 nights
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Explore Kennebunkport's surroundings by going to Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse (in New Castle), Perkins Cove (in Ogunquit) and Nubble Lighthouse (in York). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, cruise along Walker's Point, explore and take pictures at Ocean Ave, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann's Episcopal Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kennebunkport online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Hanover to Kennebunkport in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kennebunkport can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Burlington.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

Burlington

— 4 nights
Burlington is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Burlington: Springbrook Farm (in Littleton), Museum of Russian Icons (in Clinton) and Salem (The House of the Seven Gables, Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre, &more). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, stroll the grounds of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, walk around Mary Cummings Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Lexington Visitors Center.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Burlington trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Kennebunkport to Burlington takes 1.5 hours. In October in Burlington, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Burlington

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Boston

— 1 day

Beantown

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the galleries of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Boston trip planner.

Boston is just a short distance from Burlington. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Boston when traveling from Burlington in November, with lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Tours