8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England route planner
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Fly
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 day
Drive
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Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive
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Boston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hyannis
— 3 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 1 day

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor route app.

New York City to Bar Harbor is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, Bar Harbor is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 75°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.
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Side Trip

Ogunquit — 1 night

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 15th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit trip planning site.

Drive from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or take a bus. In August in Ogunquit, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Boston.
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Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks
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Boston — 3 nights

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.
When in Boston, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Gloucester, approximately Gloucester away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, walk around Boston Common, get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square, and visit North End.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Boston trip maker.

Drive from Ogunquit to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ogunquit in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Boston, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hyannis.
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Museums · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trip

Hyannis — 3 nights

"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Get out of town with these interesting Hyannis side-trips: Provincetown (Long Point, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, &more), Falmouth (Highfield Hall & Gardens & Shining Sea Bikeway) and Nauset Beach (in Orleans). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, and examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hyannis trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Boston to Hyannis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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