8 days in Maine & Boston Itinerary

8 days in Maine & Boston Itinerary

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8 days in Maine & Boston Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Wiscasset
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Wells
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Boston
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
End: New York City

1
night
Wiscasset

Wiscasset ©
Wiscasset is a town in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Maine, in the United States. On the 8th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Wilson Memorial Chapel, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Popham Beach State Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Wiscasset trip itinerary builder app .

New York City to Wiscasset is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City in July, expect Wiscasset to be a bit cooler, temps between 79°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Wells.

Things to do in Wiscasset

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, The Wilson Memorial Chapel, Popham Beach State Park, Boothbay Region Land Trust
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Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust

2
nights
Wells

Wells ©
Wells is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Sands Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Wells trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Wiscasset to Wells in 1.5 hours. July in Wells sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Wells

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Hampton Beach State Park, Long Sands Beach, Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Herring Cove Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Freedom Trail and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House. Venture out of the city with trips to Provincetown (Race Point Beach & Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum), Scituate Lighthouse (in Scituate) and Corn Hill Beach (in Truro). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden and stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Wells to Boston takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Wells in July, Boston is a bit warmer at night with lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Provincetown, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Scituate Lighthouse, Corn Hill Beach, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

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