8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

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Boston
— 2 nights
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Ogunquit
— 1 night
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
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Provincetown
— 1 night
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Falmouth
— 1 night
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Newport
— 1 night

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Boston

Boston ©

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Boston Public Garden, wander the streets of North End, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and traverse land and water with Boston Duck Tours.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Boston online travel route planner.

New York City to Boston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Boston when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Freedom Trail
4.7

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 31st (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and then kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ogunquit online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Boston to Ogunquit takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Ogunquit, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks · Beaches · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Perkins Cove
4.5

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then hike along Precipice Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor road trip site.

You can drive from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. While traveling from Ogunquit, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Bar Harbor, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Mountain
Cadillac Mountain
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Precipice Trail
4.8

1
night
Provincetown

Provincetown ©

Birthplace of American Liberty

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then make a trip to Commercial Street, and finally explore the world behind art at Provincetown Art Association and Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Provincetown online trip maker.

You can fly from Bar Harbor to Provincetown in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Provincetown sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Falmouth.

Things to do in Provincetown

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.6
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Landmark
Commercial Street
4.5

1
night
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. On the 3rd (Thu), stroll through Old Silver Beach, then grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, then admire the masterpieces at Highfield Hall & Gardens, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Nobska Point Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Falmouth trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Provincetown to Falmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Newport

Newport ©

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 4th (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours, then see the world from above with Newport Helicopter Tours, then examine the collection at The Breakers, and finally trek along Cliff Walk.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Newport planner.

Traveling by car from Falmouth to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Newport sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Newport

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Breakers
4.8
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Historic Walking Area
Cliff Walk
4.7

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