7 days in New England Itinerary

7 days in New England Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  3 h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Bus:  5 h 45 min
4
Provincetown
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
End: New York City

2
nights
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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, take a stroll through North End, get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, and explore the galleries of New England Holocaust Memorial.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Boston visit planning site.

New York City to Boston is an approximately 3- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Boston reach 64°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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 14th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, then kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit holiday planner.

Getting from Boston to Ogunquit by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ogunquit when traveling from Boston in October, with lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

1
night
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): cruise along Park Loop Road, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Carriage Roads.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Acadia National Park tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Ogunquit to Acadia National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Acadia National Park can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): stroll through Race Point Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Point, then pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Provincetown online vacation builder.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Acadia National Park to Provincetown in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Provincetown when traveling from Acadia National Park in October, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Long Point ©
Long Point
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, see the interesting displays at The Breakers, then admire all the interesting features of Cliff Walk, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Newport online attractions planner.

You can drive from Provincetown to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in October, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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