38 days in New England Itinerary

38 days in New England Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Boston
— 5 nights
2
Newport
— 5 nights
3
Chatham
— 3 nights
4
Camden
— 5 nights
5
Gorham
— 4 nights
6
Woodstock
— 4 nights
7
Hadley
— 4 nights
8
Salem
— 3 nights
9
Salem
— 2 nights

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Freedom Trail and The Paul Revere House. Head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Charles Streetfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Hull Lifesaving Museum (in Hull), Whitney and Thayer Woods (in Hingham) and Walden Pond State Reservation (in Concord). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, walk around Charles River Esplanade, and contemplate the long history of Otis House.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Boston using our trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Boston is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -15 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Melbourne in February, with highs in Boston at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Hull Lifesaving Museum, Whitney and Thayer Woods, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Walden Pond State Reservation
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

5
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Head to Thames Glass and Thames Streetfor some retail therapy. Get in touch with nature at Cliff Walk and Ocean Drive Historic District. Explore Newport's surroundings by going to Lizzie Borden House (in Fall River), The Glass Station (in Wakefield) and Mystic Seaport Museum (in Mystic). Spend the 7th (Sat) exploring nature at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge. And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, see the interesting displays at The Breakers, contemplate the long history of Marble House, and stroll around Fort Adams State Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Newport trip tool.

You can drive from Boston to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Newport can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Chatham.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Seapowet Marsh and Point Fishing Area, The Glass Station, Lizzie Borden House, Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House

3
nights
Chatham

Chatham ©
Chatham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. You'll explore and learn at Maps of Antiquity and Chatham Railroad Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chatham Lighthouse and Chatham's Godfrey Windmill. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, browse the collection at Eldredge Public Library, cast your line with a fishing tour, and stroll through Chatham Lighthouse Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Chatham holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Chatham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Chatham

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Maps of Antiquity ©
Maps of Antiquity
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge ©
Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge

5
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Get in touch with nature at Camden Snow Bowl and Bald Mountain Preserve. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and Colby College Museum of Art. Venture out of the city with trips to Whopaints Gallery (in Winter Harbor), Chapter Two Art Gallery (in Corea) and Orono Bog Boardwalk (in Orono).

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Camden holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Chatham to Camden takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Chatham in March, Camden is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gorham.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Colby College Museum of Art, Whopaints Gallery, Swan Island Wildlife Management Area
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum

4
nights
Gorham

Gorham ©
Gorham is a town in Coos County, New Hampshire, United States. Get some cultural insight at Marginal Way Walkway and Compliments. Get outdoors at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center and White Mountain National Forest. Venture out of the city with trips to Spring Point Shoreway (in South Portland), L.L. Bean Factory Store (in Freeport) and Highland Lake Beach (in Bridgton). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, view the masterpieces at W. Robert Paine Gallery, take a memorable drive along Mount Washington Auto Road, and trek along Presidential Rail Trail.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Gorham holiday planner.

Getting from Camden to Gorham by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Camden in March, expect nights in Gorham to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are much colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Woodstock.

Things to do in Gorham

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Kennebunkport, Spring Point Shoreway, L.L. Bean Factory Store, Highland Lake Beach, White Mountain National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center ©
Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

4
nights
Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. Head to FH Gillingham & Sons General Store and Church Street Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home and Billings Farm & Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Woodstock: Stowe Recreation Path (in Stowe), Rockingham Meeting House (in Rockingham) and Killington Resort (in Killington). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Montshire Museum of Science, relax in the rural setting at Sugarbush Farm, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tom.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Woodstock road trip planning website.

You can drive from Gorham to Woodstock in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Gorham in March, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Woodstock: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hadley.

Things to do in Woodstock

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, Stowe Recreation Path, Montshire Museum of Science, Eshqua Bog Natural Area, Church Street Marketplace
Highlights from your plan
Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home

4
nights
Hadley

Hadley ©
Hadley is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States. Escape the urban bustle at New York State Museum and Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Mark Twain House & Museum and Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hadley: Old Sturbridge Village (in Sturbridge), Stockbridge (Schantz Galleries Contemporary Glass & Norman Rockwell Museum) and Burden Iron Works Museum (in Troy). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Yankee Candle Flagship Store, look for all kinds of wild species at New England Falconry, and admire the masterpieces at The Clark Art Institute.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hadley trip builder website.

You can drive from Woodstock to Hadley in 2 hours. March in Hadley sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Salem.

Things to do in Hadley

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Stockbridge, Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge, Old Sturbridge Village, Yankee Candle Flagship Store, The Clark Art Institute
Highlights from your plan
Yankee Candle Flagship Store ©
Yankee Candle Flagship Store
The Clark Art Institute ©
The Clark Art Institute
Norman Rockwell Museum ©
Norman Rockwell Museum

3
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, don't miss a visit to Stickworks Statue - What the Birds Know - by Patrick Dougherty, thentake an in-depth tour of The House of the Seven Gables, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Pickering Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Peabody Essex Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Witch Pix, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burying Point Cemetery, thenexamine the collection at Salem Witch Museum, and finally look for gifts at Crow Haven Corner.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Salem trip planning tool.

Drive from Hadley to Salem in 2.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Salem can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Salem.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum

2
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Narbonne House, see the interesting displays at Witch Dungeon Museum, and then stop by Hex: Old World Witchery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Currier Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Salem trip itinerary planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Strawbery Banke Museum, Halibut Point State Park, Ipswich Ale Brewery, Currier Museum of Art
Highlights from your plan
Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery ©
Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Halibut Point State Park ©
Halibut Point State Park

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