6 days in New England Itinerary

6 days in New England Itinerary

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6 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
1
Boston
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Portland
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Manchester


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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

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Manchester, UK to Boston is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Boston due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in September; daily highs in Boston reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
New England Holocaust Memorial ©
New England Holocaust Memorial

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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Rough Point, admire all the interesting features of Cliff Walk, and then visit a coastal fixture at Beavertail Lighthouse and Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Newport vacation planning app .

You can drive from Boston to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Newport, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trip

Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
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Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
Rough Point ©
Rough Point

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Portland

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.
To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Portland online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Newport in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Portland, with lows of 13°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Museums

Side Trip

Portland Head Light
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Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 26th (Wed), examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, then hike along Precipice Trail, and then visit a coastal fixture at Egg Rock Light. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Bar Island Trails, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Saviour's Church :, and then hike along Great Head Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor tour app .

Traveling by car from Portland to Bar Harbor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum

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