8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

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8 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Houston

3
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Crow Haven Corner and Newbury Comics. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Fine Arts and John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Salem (Bewitched in Salem & Hex: Old World Witchery). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through North End, stop by Trident Booksellers & Cafe, take in the architecture and design of Harvard University, and stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground.

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Houston to Boston is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Houston in June, things will get little chillier in Boston: highs are around 76°F and lows about 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Salem, Cambridge
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Crow Haven Corner ©
Crow Haven Corner
North End ©
North End

2
nights
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 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Breakers, then cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Thames Glass. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Fort Adams State Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Narragansett Beach.

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Drive from Boston to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Newport are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Narragansett Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fort Adams State Park ©
Fort Adams State Park
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Narragansett Beach ©
Narragansett Beach

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