7 days in New England Itinerary

7 days in New England Itinerary

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7 days in New England Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  3​h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Freedom Trail. Attractions like Museum of Fine Arts and Fenway Park make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Boston to Gloucester to see Dolphin & Whale Watching about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll around Boston Public Garden, take a tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, pause for some photo ops at Bunker Hill Monument, and wander the streets of North End.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Boston trip planner .

New York City to Boston is an approximately 3-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in Boston dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Cape Cod National Seashore and Shining Sea Bikeway. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Heritage Museums & Gardens and Edward Gorey House. Explore Provincetown's surroundings by going to Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Salt Pond Visitor Center (in Eastham). It doesn't end there: stroll through Marconi Beach and appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Provincetown trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by ferry from Boston to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Shining Sea Bikeway, Edward Gorey House, Salt Pond Visitor Center, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset 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): enjoy the sea views from Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, examine the collection at The Breakers, then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, and finally shop like a local with Thames Glass.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Newport route planner .

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
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Beavertail Lighthouse and Park ©
Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

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