8 days in Boston & Maine Itinerary

8 days in Boston & Maine Itinerary

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8 days in Boston & Maine Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Boston
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h
End: London

4
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.
Museum of Fine Arts and North End are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Breakers and The House of the Seven Gables. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester), Cliff Walk (in Newport) and Milk and Honey Bazaar (in Tiverton). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and take a stroll through Newbury Street.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Boston online day trip planner .

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Boston, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In November in Boston, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newport, The House of the Seven Gables, Milk and Honey Bazaar, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

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 (Thu): stop by Just Us Chickens Gallery, enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ogunquit Beach, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit planning site .

Drive from Boston to Ogunquit in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in November, expect slightly colder with lows of -3°C in Ogunquit. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Just Us Chickens Gallery, Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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 15th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, and then examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor day trip planning tool .

Drive from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In November in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cadillac Mountain, 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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