60 days in New England Itinerary

60 days in New England Itinerary

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Fly to General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Drive to Provincetown
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Provincetown
— 6 nights
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Sandwich
— 4 nights
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Newport
— 7 nights
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Mystic
— 7 nights
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Hartford
— 7 nights
Drive
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Lincoln
— 5 nights
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Portland
— 6 nights
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Camden
— 6 nights
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Boston
— 10 nights
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Provincetown

— 6 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Provincetown: Orleans (Addison Art Gallery, Nauset Beach, &more), Maps of Antiquity (in Chatham) and Eastham (Nauset Light Beach, Salt Pond Visitor Center, &more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Herring Cove Beach, get a sense of history and politics at Provincetown Town Hall, delve into the lush surroundings at Beech Forest, Provincetown, and admire the masterpieces at Provincetown Art Association and Museum.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Provincetown itinerary planner.

Baghdad, Iraq to Provincetown is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Baghdad to Provincetown due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Baghdad, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Provincetown, ranging from highs of 12°C to lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Sandwich

— 4 nights
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sandwich: New Bedford Whaling Museum (in New Bedford), Farm Neck Golf Club (in Oak Bluffs) and Old Whaling Church (in Edgartown). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Patuxet, get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and gain insight at Mayflower II.

Before you visit Sandwich, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Provincetown to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Newport

— 7 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Providence (Providence Athenaeum & RISD Museum), Lizzie Borden House (in Fall River) and Simcock Farm (in Swansea). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Breakers, tour in style with a train tour, admire the landmark architecture of The Elms, and view the masterpieces at Thames Glass.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Newport

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Mystic

— 7 nights
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Get out of town with these interesting Mystic side-trips: Essex (Connecticut River Museum & Main Street Park, Essex Village), East Haddam (Allegra Farm And The Horsedrawn Carriage And Sleigh Museum Of New England & Ray of Light Farm) and Flinn Gallery (in Greenwich). Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at Foxwoods Resort Casino, observe the fascinating underwater world at Mystic Aquarium, contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village, and head outdoors with Sculpture Grounds.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mystic visit app.

Drive from Newport to Mystic in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hartford.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Hartford

— 7 nights
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. Venture out of the city with trips to The Clark Art Institute (in Williamstown), Mount Tom State Reservation (in Holyoke) and MASS MoCA (in North Adams). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Norman Rockwell Museum, take an in-depth tour of Old Sturbridge Village, learn more about the world around you at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, and stroll around Stanley park.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hartford road trip tool.

Getting from Mystic to Hartford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Lincoln

— 5 nights
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lincoln: Kancamagus Highway (in North Conway), Bretton Woods Canopy Tour (in Bretton Woods) and The Museum of White Mountain Art at Jackson (in Jackson). There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, learn about winemaking at Hermit Woods Winery, hike along Welch and Dickey Mt Trail, and admire the masterpieces at Kimball-Jenkins Estate.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Lincoln online vacation builder.

You can drive from Hartford to Lincoln in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December, Lincoln is slightly colder than Hartford - with highs of 1°C and lows of -8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Lincoln

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Portland

— 6 nights

The Forest City

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit), Popham Beach State Park (in Phippsburg) and York (Stonewall Kitchen & Nubble Lighthouse). There's much more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art, gain insight at Bowdoin College, and cruise along Ocean Ave.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary app.

Getting from Lincoln to Portland by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. January in Portland sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Camden.

Things to do in Portland

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Camden

— 6 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Schoodic Point (in Winter Harbor), Acadia National Park (Precipice Trail, Great Head Trail, &more) and Bangor (Cole Land Transportation Museum & Mount Hope Garden Cemetery).

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Camden itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Portland to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Camden, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Camden

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Boston

— 10 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.
Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Salem (Salem Witch Museum, Peabody Essex Museum, &more) and Fishermen's Memorial Monument (in Gloucester). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, stroll around Boston Common, get curious at Museum of Science, and explore the galleries of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Boston trip planning app.

Fly from Camden to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Camden in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Boston, with lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips