8 days in Boston & Carver Itinerary

8 days in Boston & Carver Itinerary

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8 days in Boston & Carver Itinerary

Start: Boston
1
Boston
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Carver
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Boston

5
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.
Head to Kittery Trading Post and When Pigs Fly Company Storefor plenty of shopping. Museum of Fine Arts and The House of the Seven Gables are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse (in York), Long Sands Beach (in York Beach) and Portsmouth (The Salt Cellar & Strawbery Banke Museum). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, hunt for treasures at Quincy Market, appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Uniques and Antiques.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston driving holiday planning website .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Boston. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in August, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Carver.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Salem, Kittery, Portsmouth, Nubble Lighthouse
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Long Sands Beach ©
Long Sands Beach
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

2
nights
Carver

Carver ©
Carver is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and then get to know the fascinating history of Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Lizzie Borden House, see the interesting displays at Battleship Cove, and then see the interesting displays at New Bedford Whaling Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Carver day trip planner .

Getting from Boston to Carver by car takes about an hour. August in Carver sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Carver

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Sandwich, Fall River, New Bedford Whaling Museum
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
New Bedford Whaling Museum ©
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House

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