8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

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8 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Provincetown
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Mystic
— 1 night
Train:  2​h
5
Boston
— 2 nights
Train:  30​min
6
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Buffalo

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Provincetown

Provincetown ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get lost in a book at Provincetown Library, see the interesting displays at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and then take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Provincetown itinerary tool .

Buffalo to Provincetown is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Provincetown Library ©
Provincetown Library

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night
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Sandwich Glass Museum, examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then stroll through Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sandwich vacation app .

Getting from Provincetown to Sandwich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Sandwich are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Cod Canal, Shining Sea Bikeway
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Cape Cod Canal ©
Cape Cod Canal

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 15th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, then see the interesting displays at The Breakers, then cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, and finally view the masterpieces at Thames Glass.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Newport road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Newport

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

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night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, meet the residents at Mystic Aquarium, and then admire all the interesting features of Charles W. Morgan.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mystic journey planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Mystic takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July in Mystic, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Boston.

Things to do in Mystic

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Charles W. Morgan ©
Charles W. Morgan

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): examine the collection at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and then admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then stroll through Boston Common.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary site .

Take a train from Mystic to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Boston, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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night
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
On the 19th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, then see the interesting displays at Peabody Essex Museum, then steep yourself in history at The House of the Seven Gables, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Pickering Wharf.

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Salem is very close to Boston. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Salem Witch Museum ©
Salem Witch Museum

1
night
Portland

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Portland Head Light, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewery.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland holiday planner .

Getting from Salem to Portland by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Portland are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

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