8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

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8 days in New England Itinerary

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

3
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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, get advice or help at Boston Public Library, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip planner.

New York City to Boston is an approximately 3-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In April, Boston is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 56°F and lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Boston Common ©
Boston Common

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 8th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Nubble Lighthouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit tour planner .

You can drive from Boston to Ogunquit in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 30°F in Ogunquit. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

2
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll through Shining Sea Bikeway, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Plymouth Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, admire the masterpieces at Highfield Hall & Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Spohr Gardens, and finally stroll through Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob).

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Falmouth vacation builder app .

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Falmouth takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ogunquit in April since evenings lows in Falmouth dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Falmouth

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sandwich, Plymouth
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) ©

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District, then see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and then stroll through Cliff Walk.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Newport online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Falmouth to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Newport are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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