60 days in New England, Lake Placid & Keene Valley Itinerary

60 days in New England, Lake Placid & Keene Valley Itinerary

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60 days in New England, Lake Placid & Keene Valley Itinerary

Start: Boston
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Boston
— 1 night
train:  45​min
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Concord
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
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Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Hampton Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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Exeter
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
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Kennebunkport
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
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Gorham
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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Portland
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
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Bangor
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Millinocket
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Greenville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Dixville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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North Conway
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Rumney
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
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Sugar Hill
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Stowe
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
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Burlington
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
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Lake Placid
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
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Keene Valley
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
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Woodstock
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
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Stockbridge
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Washington
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Mystic
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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New Shoreham
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
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Newport
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
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Bristol
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
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Providence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
— 2 nights
bus:  15​min
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Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Falmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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Sandwich
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Plymouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Cambridge
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Boston

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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.
You've added Old State House, Bunker Hill Monument, Old North Church & Historic Site, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Paul Revere House, pause for some photo ops at Bunker Hill Monument, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old North Church & Historic Site, take an in-depth tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, then catch a live event at Fenway Park, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Boston trip planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Boston. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in October, and nighttime lows around 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for Concord.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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Concord

Concord ©
Concord is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House and then get engrossed in the history at The Robbins House.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Concord road trip planning tool .

Getting from Boston to Concord by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Concord when traveling from Boston in October, with lows around 42°F. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salem.

Things to do in Concord

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
North Bridge ©
North Bridge
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
The Robbins House ©
The Robbins House

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Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
On the 20th (Sun), contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables, then see the interesting displays at Salem Witch Museum, and then walk around Salem Common.

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Drive from Concord to Salem in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Salem can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hampton Falls.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Salem Witch Museum ©
Salem Witch Museum
Salem Common ©
Salem Common

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Hampton Falls

Hampton Falls ©
Hampton Falls is a New England town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. On the 21st (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Halibut Point State Park, then walk around Waterfront Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Smuttynose Brewing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): stop by Sanborn's Candies, then immerse yourself in nature at Maudslay State Park, then identify plant and animal life at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, and finally hike along Salisbury Rail Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Hampton Falls online trip maker .

Getting from Salem to Hampton Falls by car takes about an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Hampton Falls can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Exeter.

Things to do in Hampton Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Newburyport, Hampton, Salisbury Rail Trail, Halibut Point State Park
Highlights from your plan
Halibut Point State Park ©
Halibut Point State Park
Waterfront Park ©
Waterfront Park

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Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get some fabulous bargains at Lindt-sprungli chocolate outlet, look for all kinds of wild species at Swasey Parkway, then do a tasting at Zorvino Vineyards, and finally gain insight at Phillips Exeter Academy.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Exeter holiday planner.

Exeter is very close to Hampton Falls. In October, daytime highs in Exeter are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Exeter

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Lindt-sprungli chocolate outlet, Zorvino Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Swasey Parkway ©
Swasey Parkway
Phillips Exeter Academy ©
Phillips Exeter Academy
Zorvino Vineyards ©
Zorvino Vineyards

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Portsmouth

Portsmouth
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Portsmouth visit planning website .

Portsmouth is very close to Exeter. In October in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 44°F at night. You'll set off for Kennebunkport on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Portsmouth

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, look for gifts at Harbor Candy Shop, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann's Episcopal Church. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Ocean Ave and then take a memorable drive along Walker's Point.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kennebunkport trip planner.

You can drive from Portsmouth to Kennebunkport in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Portsmouth in October, expect little chillier with lows of 38°F in Kennebunkport. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gorham.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Ogunquit
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
St. Ann's Episcopal Church ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church

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Gorham

Gorham ©
Gorham is a town in Cumberland County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): look for gifts at Candy Shores.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Gorham online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Kennebunkport to Gorham in an hour. While traveling from Kennebunkport, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Gorham, ranging from highs of 39°F to lows of 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Gorham

Shopping

Side Trip

Candy Shores
Highlights from your plan
Candy Shores ©
Candy Shores

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewery, wander the streets of Old Port, and then explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland road trip planner.

Portland is just a short distance from Gorham. When traveling from Gorham in October, plan for much hotter days in Portland, with highs around 62°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Portland

Neighborhoods Breweries & Distilleries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Port ©
Old Port
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art

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Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Andre the Seal Statue and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Camden driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Portland to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Camden can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Andre the Seal Statue
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Andre the Seal Statue ©
Andre the Seal Statue

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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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail and then stop by The Christmas Vacation Shop.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Camden to Bar Harbor in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Bangor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
The Christmas Vacation Shop ©
The Christmas Vacation Shop
Compass Harbor Trail ©
Compass Harbor Trail

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Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Cole Land Transportation Museum, then appreciate the history behind Paul Bunyan Statue, then hike along Penobscot River Walkway, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Stephen King's House.

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You can take a bus from Bar Harbor to Bangor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or drive. October in Bangor sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Millinocket.

Things to do in Bangor

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery
Cole Land Transportation Museum ©
Cole Land Transportation Museum
Stephen King's House ©
Stephen King's House

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Millinocket

Millinocket
Millinocket is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States.The population was 4,506 at the 2010 census. You've now added Baxter State Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Baxter State Park.

Planning Millinocket trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bangor to Millinocket takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in November, and nighttime lows around 27°F. On the 24th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Millinocket

Parks Nature

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Greenville

Greenville ©
Greenville is a town in Piscataquis County, Maine, United States. Lily Bay State Park has been added to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Moosehead Lake, admire the majestic nature at Lily Bay State Park, and then look for gifts at Moosehead Lake Indian Store at Kamp Kamp.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Greenville route maker .

You can drive from Millinocket to Greenville in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Greenville are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Dixville.

Things to do in Greenville

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Moxie Falls
Highlights from your plan
Lily Bay State Park ©
Lily Bay State Park
Moxie Falls ©
Moxie Falls

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Dixville

Dixville ©
You've now added Dixville Notch State Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the activities along Connecticut Lakes Region and then admire the majestic nature at Dixville Notch State Park.

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Traveling by car from Greenville to Dixville takes 4 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to North Conway.

Things to do in Dixville

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Connecticut Lakes Region
Highlights from your plan
Dixville Notch State Park ©
Dixville Notch State Park
Connecticut Lakes Region ©
Connecticut Lakes Region

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North Conway

North Conway ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): stop by Naked Bohemian, then look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, then take a memorable drive along Kancamagus Highway, and finally admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the North Conway tour planner.

Drive from Dixville to North Conway in 2 hours. Traveling from Dixville in November, expect North Conway to be a bit warmer, temps between 50°F and 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rumney.

Things to do in North Conway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths

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Rumney

Rumney ©
Rumney is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the activities along Newfound Lake, then explore the fascinating underground world of Polar Caves Park, then identify plant and animal life at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, and finally take in the views from Blair Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rumney trip planner .

Getting from North Conway to Rumney by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from North Conway in November; daily highs in Rumney reach 45°F and lows reach 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sugar Hill.

Things to do in Rumney

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Newfound Lake, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, Blair Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Squam Lakes Natural Science Center ©
Newfound Lake ©
Newfound Lake
Blair Bridge ©
Blair Bridge

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Sugar Hill

Sugar Hill ©
Sugar Hill is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): stop by Harman's Cheese & Country Store, then get engrossed in the history at Sugar Hill Historical Museum, then walk around Kilburn Crags, and finally stroll through Ski Hearth Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): experience rural life at Windy Ridge Orchard & Christmass Tree Farm and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Moosilauke.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sugar Hill itinerary tool .

You can drive from Rumney to Sugar Hill in an hour. November in Sugar Hill sees daily highs of 44°F and lows of 25°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Sugar Hill

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Moosilauke, Kilburn Crags, Windy Ridge Orchard & Christmass Tree Farm
Highlights from your plan
Ski Hearth Farm ©
Ski Hearth Farm
Mount Moosilauke ©
Mount Moosilauke
Harman's Cheese & Country Store ©
Harman's Cheese & Country Store

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Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): trek along Stowe Recreation Path, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Mansfield State Forest, and then delve into the mystery of Gold Brook Covered Bridge (Emily's Covered Bridge).

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Stowe day trip planning app .

Getting from Sugar Hill to Stowe by car takes about 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Stowe can reach 44°F, while at night they dip to 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Burlington.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Mount Mansfield State Forest ©
Mount Mansfield State Forest

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Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): examine the collection at Shelburne Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Ethan Allen Homestead, then hike along Burlington Bike Path, and finally walk around Waterfront Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Burlington trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Stowe to Burlington takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Burlington, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 31°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Placid.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Shelburne Museum
Highlights from your plan
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Waterfront Park ©
Waterfront Park

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Lake Placid

Lake Placid ©
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Lake Placid Olympic Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake, then stop by Saratoga Olive Oil, and finally have fun at Bobsled and Luge Complex. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Whiteface Mountain, then contemplate the long history of John Brown Farm State Historic Site, and then take some stellar pictures from Olympic Ski Jump Complex.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lake Placid online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Burlington to Lake Placid in 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Burlington in November; daily highs in Lake Placid reach 42°F and lows reach 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Keene Valley.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Whiteface Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Mirror Lake ©
Mirror Lake
Whiteface Mountain ©
Whiteface Mountain
Olympic Ski Jump Complex ©
Olympic Ski Jump Complex

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Keene Valley

Keene Valley ©
Keene is a town in central Essex County, New York, United States. You've now added Adirondack Mountains to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Keene Valley: Ausable Chasm (in Keeseville), Fort Ticonderoga (in Ticonderoga) and Lake Champlain Maritime Museum (in Vergennes). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Square Eddy Expeditions, stop by Dartbrook Rustic Goods, contemplate the long history of Crown Point State Historic Site, and take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Stone Bridge and Caves.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Keene Valley trip planner .

Keene Valley is just a short distance from Lake Placid. In November, plan for daily highs up to 42°F, and evening lows to 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Woodstock.

Things to do in Keene Valley

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Crown Point, Fort Ticonderoga, Adirondack Mountains, Dartbrook Rustic Goods, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Highlights from your plan
Square Eddy Expeditions ©
Square Eddy Expeditions
Fort Ticonderoga ©
Fort Ticonderoga
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum ©
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

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Woodstock

Woodstock ©
Woodstock is the shire town of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Billings Farm & Museum, then experience rural life at Sugarbush Farm, and then stop by Vermont Country Store.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Woodstock online trip builder .

Getting from Keene Valley to Woodstock by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Keene Valley in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Woodstock, with lows around 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Stockbridge.

Things to do in Woodstock

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Vermont Country Store
Highlights from your plan
Billings Farm & Museum ©
Billings Farm & Museum
Sugarbush Farm ©
Sugarbush Farm

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Stockbridge

Stockbridge ©
Stockbridge is a town in Berkshire County in western Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Berkshire Botanical Garden, explore the world behind art at Norman Rockwell Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Naumkeag, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of National Shrine of the Divine Mercy.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Stockbridge online trip maker .

Drive from Woodstock to Stockbridge in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Washington.

Things to do in Stockbridge

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Naumkeag ©
Naumkeag
Norman Rockwell Museum ©
Norman Rockwell Museum
National Shrine of the Divine Mercy ©

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Washington

Washington ©
Washington is a rural town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Hollister House Garden, relax in the rural setting at Averill Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Steep Rock Reservation, then stop by HIckory Stick Bookshop, and finally examine the collection at Gunn Historical Museum.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Washington online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Stockbridge to Washington takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in November, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mystic.

Things to do in Washington

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hollister House Garden ©
Hollister House Garden
Gunn Historical Museum ©
Gunn Historical Museum
Averill Farm ©
Averill Farm

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Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mystic: Gotta's Farm and Cider Mill (in Portland), Gillette Castle State Park (in East Haddam) and Willimantic Textile & History Museum (in Willimantic). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, take in the pleasant sights at Mystic River Historical Society, steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village, and hike along Vernon Rails-to-Trails.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Mystic trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Washington to Mystic takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in November, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to New Shoreham.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Madison, Groton, Mashantucket, Vernon Rails-to-Trails, Stonington Village Farmers' Market
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Charles W. Morgan ©
Charles W. Morgan

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New Shoreham

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. On the 26th (Tue), experience rural life at 1661 Farm and Gardens, enjoy the sea views from South East Lighthouse, explore the striking landscape at Mohegan Bluffs, then look for gifts at Block Island Trading Company, and finally relax in the rural setting at Abrams Animal Farm.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read New Shoreham road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Mystic to New Shoreham takes 2.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in New Shoreham can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Abrams Animal Farm
Highlights from your plan
Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
South East Lighthouse ©
South East Lighthouse
Block Island Trading Company ©
Block Island Trading Company

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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 27th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Newport trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mystic to Newport takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In November in Newport, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Bristol

Bristol ©
Bristol is a town in the historic county seat of Bristol County, Rhode Island, United States. To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bristol trip planning app .

Getting from Newport to Bristol by car takes about an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Providence.

Things to do in Bristol

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Barrington Public Library
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Colt State Park ©
Colt State Park
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum ©
Barrington Public Library ©
Barrington Public Library

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Providence

Providence ©
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Roger Williams Park Zoo, listen to music at WaterFire Providence, and then admire the masterpieces at RISD Museum.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Providence trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Bristol to Providence takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in November, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Edgartown.

Things to do in Providence

Nightlife Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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WaterFire ©
WaterFire
RISD Museum ©
RISD Museum
Roger Williams Park Zoo ©
Roger Williams Park Zoo

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Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Katama Beach/ South Beach, explore the striking landscape at Aquinnah Cliffs, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, then visit a coastal fixture at Edgartown Lighthouse, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mytoi.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Edgartown trip planner .

Drive from Providence to Edgartown in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 37°F. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Oak Bluffs.

Things to do in Edgartown

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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Aquinnah Cliffs
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Katama Beach/ South Beach ©
Katama Beach/ South Beach
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse
Mytoi ©
Mytoi

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Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard

Oak Bluffs ©
Oak Bluffs is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the striking features of Trinity Park Tabernacle. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Granary Gallery, experience rural life at Island Alpaca Company of Martha's Vineyard, make a trip to Circuit Avenue, then make a trip to Flying Horses Carousel, and finally walk around Ocean Park.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Oak Bluffs online attractions planner .

Oak Bluffs is very close to Edgartown. In December in Oak Bluffs, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Oak Bluffs

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

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Aquinnah, The Granary Gallery
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Trinity Park Tabernacle ©
Trinity Park Tabernacle
Flying Horses Carousel ©
Flying Horses Carousel
Gay Head ©
Gay Head

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Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Old Silver Beach, then grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), and finally visit a coastal fixture at Nobska Point Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Falmouth tour website .

Drive from Oak Bluffs to Falmouth in 1.5 hours. In December in Falmouth, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Old Silver Beach ©
Old Silver Beach
Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) ©
Nobska Point Lighthouse ©
Nobska Point Lighthouse

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Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Sandwich: Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum (in Yarmouth Port) and Chatham Lighthouse Beach (in Chatham). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, take a leisurely stroll along Boardwalk, make a trip to Old King's Hwy, and appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial.

Plan a Sandwich trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Sandwich is just a stone's throw from Falmouth. In December, daily temperatures in Sandwich can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Parks Museums Beaches

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Hyannis, Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum, Chatham Lighthouse Beach
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

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Provincetown

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.
Provincetown is known for wildlife, beaches, nightlife, trails, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, hike along Cape Cod Provincelands Trail, kick back and relax at Race Point Beach, and browse the collection at Provincetown Library.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Provincetown trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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Plymouth

Plymouth ©
Rightly calling itself "America's Hometown," Plymouth holds a prominent place in the nation's history and culture as the site of the first Puritan colony.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock, don't miss a visit to Mayflower II, get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, then take an in-depth tour of Jenney Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at National Monument to the Forefathers.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Plymouth planning site .

You can drive from Provincetown to Plymouth in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Provincetown in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Plymouth, with lows around 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cambridge.

Things to do in Plymouth

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock
Jenney Museum ©
Jenney Museum

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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Best known as the location of two internationally renowned universities, Cambridge sits just across the Charles River from Boston.
Harvard University has been added to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sat), make a trip to Harvard Square, then look for gifts at Harvard Book Store, then get a new perspective on nature at Harvard Museum of Natural History, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Harvard University. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at John Harvard Statue, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, then admire all the interesting features of Charles River, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cambridge trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Plymouth to Cambridge in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 43°F in December, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Harvard University ©
Harvard University
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Harvard Museum of Natural History ©
Harvard Museum of Natural History

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