7 days in New England Itinerary

7 days in New England Itinerary

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7 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Franconia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Step out of the city life by going to Cliff Walk and Ocean Drive Historic District. Discover out-of-the-way places like Heritage Museums & Gardens and Highfield Hall & Gardens. Step out of Newport with an excursion to Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic--about 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: examine the collection at The Breakers.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia to Newport is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, things will get slightly colder in Newport: highs are around 80°F and lows about 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Franconia.

Things to do in Newport

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Mystic Seaport Museum, Heritage Museums & Gardens, Highfield Hall & Gardens
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Highfield Hall & Gardens ©
Highfield Hall & Gardens
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

1
night
Franconia

Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, and then explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Franconia tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Franconia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in July, Franconia is a bit cooler at night with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Franconia

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Lincoln
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Zipline
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge

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 26th (Fri): kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ogunquit trip planner .

Drive from Franconia to Ogunquit in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ogunquit can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

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

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, and then identify plant and animal life at Shore Path. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Park Loop Road and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip site .

Drive from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in July, expect nights in Bar Harbor to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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