7 days in New England Itinerary

7 days in New England Itinerary

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7 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Falmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Provincetown
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Boothbay Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Boston

2
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): kick back and relax at Old Silver Beach, then stroll through Shining Sea Bikeway, then get to know the fascinating history of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Spohr Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Highfield Hall & Gardens, visit a coastal fixture at Nobska Point Lighthouse, then meet the residents at Woods Hole Science Aquarium, then see the interesting displays at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and finally take in the views from Woods Hole Drawbridge.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Falmouth trip builder .

Boston to Falmouth is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway
Highfield Hall & Gardens ©
Highfield Hall & Gardens
Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) ©

1
night
Provincetown

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.
To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Provincetown road trip planning website .

You can drive from Falmouth to Provincetown in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Provincetown sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 20th (Tue), you're off toOgunquit.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, then browse for treasures at Uniques and Antiques, and finally explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit tour planner .

Drive from Provincetown to Ogunquit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ogunquit when traveling from Provincetown in August, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

1
night
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust, then head off the coast to Cabbage Island, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Maine State Aquarium. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Dirty Bird Pottery and then enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Boothbay Harbor trip planner .

Drive from Ogunquit to Boothbay Harbor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Boothbay Harbor are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
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Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Cabbage Island ©
Cabbage Island
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

1
night
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 22nd (Thu): stop by The Christmas Vacation Shop and then take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip maker app .

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Bar Harbor in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park
The Christmas Vacation Shop ©
The Christmas Vacation Shop
Compass Harbor Trail ©
Compass Harbor Trail

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