54 days in New England Itinerary

54 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England visit planner

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Hartford
— 6 nights
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Shelburne Falls
— 1 night
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North Conway
— 7 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 7 nights
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
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Ogunquit
— 5 nights
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Portsmouth
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 7 nights
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Sandwich
— 5 nights
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Provincetown
— 5 nights
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Hartford

— 6 nights
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. Explore Hartford's surroundings by going to Westfield (Grandmother's Garden & Stanley park), The Clark Art Institute (in Williamstown) and Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Elizabeth Park, admire the masterpieces at Hill-Stead Museum, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Village Bike Rentals.

Make your Hartford itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

New York City to Hartford is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 60°F in Hartford. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Shelburne Falls.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shelburne Falls

— 1 night
Shelburne Falls is a historic village in the towns of Shelburne and Buckland in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mohawk Trail. On the 24th (Wed), relax in the rural setting at Clarkdale Fruit Farms, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bridge of Flowers, and then cruise along Mohawk Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Shelburne Falls travel tool.

You can drive from Hartford to Shelburne Falls in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Hartford in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Shelburne Falls, with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to North Conway.

Things to do in Shelburne Falls

Scenic Drive · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

North Conway

— 7 nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from North Conway: Santa's Village (in Jefferson), Franconia (The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park & Flume Gorge) and Cascade Falls (in Woodstock). The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Kancamagus Highway, explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Ledge, look for gifts at Zeb's General Store, and trek along Champney Falls Trail.

Plan my trip to North Conway with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Shelburne Falls to North Conway in 4 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 7 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Go for a jaunt from Bar Harbor to Winter Harbor to see Schoodic Point about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, walk around Agamont Park, tee off at Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf, and contemplate the waterfront views at Frenchman Bay.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor day trip planning website.

You can drive from North Conway to Bar Harbor in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

— 2 nights

First Eastern National Park

The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
On the 9th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, then trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Thunder Hole. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead and then stroll through Carriage Roads.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Acadia National Park online holiday planner.

Acadia National Park is very close to Bar Harbor. In July, daytime highs in Acadia National Park are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ogunquit

— 5 nights
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Explore Ogunquit's surroundings by going to Beth Condon Pathway (in Yarmouth), Old Orchard Beach (in Old Orchard Beach) and Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, take in the exciting artwork at Abacus, browse the collection at Ogunquit Memorial Library, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Acadia National Park to Ogunquit takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Acadia National Park in July: highs in Ogunquit hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Portsmouth

— 2 nights
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. On the 16th (Thu), look for gifts at The Salt Cellar, contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum, admire the natural beauty at Prescott Park, then steep yourself in history at John Paul Jones House, part of the Portsmouth Historical Society, and finally contemplate the long history of Rundlet-May House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of USS Albacore Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden, and then make a trip to Market Square.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Portsmouth trip itinerary planner.

Portsmouth is very close to Ogunquit. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Newport

— 7 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Newport is known for historic sites, museums, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, admire the striking features of The Elms, steep yourself in history at Touro Synagogue, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sandwich

— 5 nights
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Sandwich: New Bedford Whaling Museum (in New Bedford), Nobska Point Lighthouse (in Woods Hole) and Falmouth (Spohr Gardens & Highfield Hall & Gardens). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, explore the world behind art at Sandwich Glass Museum, don't miss a visit to Old King's Hwy, and explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sandwich road trip tool.

You can drive from Newport to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Provincetown

— 5 nights

Birthplace of American Liberty

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.
Explore Provincetown's surroundings by going to Eastham (Coast Guard Beach & Captain Penniman House). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, make a trip to Commercial Street, take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, and stroll through Long Point.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Provincetown trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Sandwich to Provincetown by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Nantucket

— 6 nights
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Nantucket is known for museums, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Whaling Museum, admire the natural beauty at Oldest House (Jethro Coffin House) and Kitchen Garden, browse the collection at Nantucket Atheneum, and kick back and relax at Jetties Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Nantucket journey builder app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Provincetown to Nantucket takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Nantucket

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites