8 days in Burlington, Rockport & Boston Itinerary

8 days in Burlington, Rockport & Boston Itinerary

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8 days in Burlington, Rockport & Boston Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  8​h
1
Burlington
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Rockport
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Houston

3
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Appreciate the collections at Ticonderoga Historical Society and Adirondack History Centre Museum. Get outdoors at D.A.R. State Park and Burlington Bike Path. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Burlington: Fort Ticonderoga (in Ticonderoga) and Crown Point (Champlain Memorial Lighthouse & Crown Point State Historic Site). There's still lots to do: hunt for treasures at Church Street Marketplace, examine the collection at Shelburne Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Birdfolk Collective, and have some family-friendly fun at Vintage Photography Emporium.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Burlington tour itinerary maker app .

Houston to Burlington is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Burlington. Traveling from Houston in April, things will get colder in Burlington: highs are around 54°F and lows about 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Rockport.

Things to do in Burlington

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Crown Point, Ticonderoga, Shelburne Museum, Birdfolk Collective, D.A.R. State Park
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Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Fort Ticonderoga ©
Fort Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga Historical Society ©
Ticonderoga Historical Society

2
nights
Rockport

Rockport ©
Rockport is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then explore the world behind art at Farnsworth Art Museum, then stop by Owl and Turtle Bookshop, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Beech Hill Reserve, enjoy the sea views from Rockland Breakwater Light, and then admire all the interesting features of Todd Audubon Sanctuary at Hog Island.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rockport visit planner .

Traveling by car from Burlington to Rockport takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, Rockport is a bit cooler than Burlington - with highs of 59°F and lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Rockport

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rockland, Camden, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Todd Audubon Sanctuary at Hog Island
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Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Rockland Breakwater Light ©
Rockland Breakwater Light

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground, admire the masterpieces at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, then explore the galleries of New England Holocaust Memorial, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Old North Church & Historic Site, and finally wander the streets of Newbury Street. On your second day here, wander the streets of Beacon Hill, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Harvard University, and then get engrossed in the history at Old State House.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Boston trip builder website .

You can drive from Rockport to Boston in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Rockport in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Boston: highs are around 67°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Harvard University
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Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old State House ©
Old State House
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill

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