60 days in New England Itinerary

60 days in New England Itinerary

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 11 nights
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Rockland
— 7 nights
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Portland
— 11 nights
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Lincoln
— 8 nights
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Eastham
— 5 nights
Taxi to Ocean Street Terminal, Hyannis, MA, Ferry to Nantucket
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Nantucket
— 8 nights
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Aquinnah, Martha's Vineyard
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Falmouth
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 11 nights

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jordan Pond Path Trailhead and Kayaking & Canoeing. Relax by the water at Sand Beach and Echo Lake Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Bar Harbor: Wonderland Trail (in Southwest Harbor) and Schoodic Point (in Winter Harbor). There's much more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Carriage Roads, explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole, tee off at Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor travel route builder.

Seattle to Bar Harbor is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Seattle to Bar Harbor, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in June, expect Bar Harbor to be slightly colder, temps between 68°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rockland.
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Rockland — 7 nights

Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Visiting Camden Hills State Park and Pemaquid Beach Park will get you outdoors. Family-friendly places like Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and Rockland Breakwater Light will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Rockland: Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Boothbay Harbor) and Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum (in Port Clyde). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, get engrossed in the history at Boothbay Railway Village, enjoy the sea views from Maine Lighthouse Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rockland vacation builder site.

Drive from Bar Harbor to Rockland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portland.
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Portland — 11 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hampton Beach State Park and Maine Maritime Museum. Popular historic sites such as Strawbery Banke Museum and Marginal Way Walkway are in your itinerary. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Kennebunkport (Ocean Ave, St. Ann's Episcopal Church, &more), Ogunquit (Footbridge Beach & Ogunquit Museum of American Art) and Wells (Wells Beach & Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, trek along Eastern Promenade Trail, examine the collection at USS Albacore Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Maine Wildlife Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rockland to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln.
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Lincoln — 8 nights

Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Get in touch with nature at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park and Franconia Notch State Park. For shopping fun, head to Canterbury Shaker Village or Chutters. Change things up with these side-trips from Lincoln: Santa's Village (in Jefferson), Story Land (in Glen) and Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center (in Gorham). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, surround yourself with nature on Pemi Valley Moose Tours, stroll through Cathedral Ledge, and get in on the family fun at Clark's Trading Post.

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

You can drive from Portland to Lincoln in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Eastham.
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Eastham — 5 nights

Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cape Cod National Seashore and Coast Guard Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Nauset Beach and Marconi Beach. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Light Beach, contemplate the long history of Captain Penniman House, cast your line with a fishing tour, and get engrossed in the history at Salt Pond Visitor Center.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Eastham day trip website.

You can drive from Lincoln to Eastham in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Lincoln in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Eastham, with lows of 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nantucket.
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Nantucket — 8 nights

Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Escape the urban bustle at Madaket Beach and Surfside Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Brant Point Lighthouse and Milestone Bog. The adventure continues: visit a coastal fixture at Great Point Light, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Episcopal Church, take an in-depth tour of Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Siasconset Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nantucket trip builder tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Eastham to Nantucket takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Nantucket are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Aquinnah.
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Aquinnah, Martha's Vineyard — 3 nights

Aquinnah is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts. Kids will appreciate attractions like Menemsha Public Beach and Menemsha Hills. Your inner history buff will appreciate Aquinnah Cliffs and Gay Head Lighthouse. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Gay Head and look for gifts at Chilmark Chocolates.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Aquinnah journey planner.

Traveling by journey from Nantucket to Aquinnah takes 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Aquinnah can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Falmouth.
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Falmouth — 6 nights

Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Visit Herring Cove Beach and Seagull Beach for some beach relaxation. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lizzie Borden House and Shining Sea Bikeway. Venture out of the city with trips to Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich), Art's Dune Tours (in Provincetown) and New Bedford Whaling Museum (in New Bedford). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Whydah Pirate Museum, admire the natural beauty at Highfield Hall & Gardens, enjoy the sea views from Nobska Point Lighthouse, and don't miss a visit to Flying Horses Carousel.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Falmouth road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Aquinnah to Falmouth takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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