8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

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8 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Tampa, Florida
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Sandwich
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Tampa, Florida

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Newport trip planning site.

Tampa to Newport is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, Newport is slightly colder than Tampa - with highs of 79°F and lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours
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The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Boat Tours & Water Sports

2
nights
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Hoxie House, and finally don't miss a visit to Old King's Hwy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal, then grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, then take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, and finally pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sandwich vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Newport to Sandwich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Plymouth, Shining Sea Bikeway, Cape Cod Canal
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

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 28th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Ogunquit trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Sandwich to Ogunquit in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sandwich in August, plan for little chillier nights in Ogunquit, with lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

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.
When in Boston, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Gloucester, approximately Gloucester away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum, stop by North End, and explore the galleries of The Paul Revere House.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Boston road trip planner.

Getting from Ogunquit to Boston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 65°F in Boston. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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