5 days in New England Itinerary

5 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England holiday planner

Make it your trip
Drive to Philadelphia International Airport, Fly to Boston
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Boston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive
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Newport
— 1 night
Fly

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Boston

— 2 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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, let little ones run wild at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Boston visit planning site.

Selinsgrove to Boston is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In December, daytime highs in Boston are 43°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Sandwich

— 1 night
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): stroll through Shining Sea Bikeway, get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sandwich attractions planner.

Drive from Boston to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Sandwich sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Newport

— 1 night

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Breakers, cast your line with Fish'n Tales Adventures, and then tour the old-fashioned way with a train tour.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Newport trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Sandwich to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Newport, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Newport

Tours · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors