7 days in New England Itinerary

7 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Boston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Franconia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Provincetown
— 1 night
Fly
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Newport
— 1 night
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Boston

— 2 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.
When in Boston, make a side trip to see Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, approximately Salem away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and wander the streets of North End.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Boston online tour planner.

Detroit to Boston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Franconia.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Franconia

— 2 nights
Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a trip to Pemigewasset River, then don't miss a visit to Loon Mountain Ministries, then take some stellar pictures from Sugar Hill Scenic Vista, and finally do a tasting at Seven Birches Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel - Day Tours, then glide through natural beauty at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, and then make a trip to Franconia-Sugar Hill-Easton.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Franconia trip planner.

You can drive from Boston to Franconia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Boston in May since evenings lows in Franconia dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Franconia

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Provincetown

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): kick back and relax at Race Point Beach, then don't miss a visit to Commercial Street, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Provincetown trip planner.

You can drive from Franconia to Provincetown in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Franconia in May, you will find days in Provincetown are little chillier (63°F), and nights are a bit warmer (48°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Newport.

Things to do in Provincetown

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Newport

— 1 night

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, and then admire the striking features of The Elms.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport travel planner.

You can fly from Provincetown to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Trails