8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England visit planner

Make it your trip
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Falmouth
— 1 night
Drive
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Newport
— 2 nights
Drive
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Boston
— 4 nights
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Falmouth

— 1 night
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. On the 7th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Mayflower II, then appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock, then take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Patuxet, and finally admire the natural beauty at Spohr Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Old King's Hwy, then engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Falmouth trip maker site.

Durham to Falmouth is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Durham in April, with highs in Falmouth at 54°F and lows at 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Falmouth

Museums · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Newport

— 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, then examine the collection at The Breakers, and then stroll through Fort Adams State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Fish'n Tales Adventures, then learn the secrets of beer at Rhode Island Red Food Tours, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Drive Historic District.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Newport trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Falmouth to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Newport sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Boston

— 4 nights

Beantown

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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, stroll around Boston Common, take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and take in nature's colorful creations at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Boston travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Boston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Boston, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums