8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

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8 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Fort Wayne
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Mystic
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Falmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Fort Wayne

1
night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the views from Mystic River Bascule Bridge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mystic trip itinerary maker website .

Fort Wayne to Mystic is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Fort Wayne in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Mystic: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 58°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Charles W. Morgan ©
Charles W. Morgan

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 17th (Mon), stroll through Cliff Walk, examine the collection at The Breakers, then take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Thames Glass.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Newport trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mystic to Newport takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in June, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Falmouth.

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

2
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal, and finally grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), then admire the masterpieces at Highfield Hall & Gardens, then get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, and finally make a trip to Plymouth Rock.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Falmouth trip builder tool .

You can drive from Newport to Falmouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Falmouth

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sandwich, Plymouth, Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Strawbery Banke Museum, enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Portsmouth trip planner .

Drive from Falmouth to Portsmouth in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

2
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 21st (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Boston Common, get your bearings at Boston Public Library, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Boston trip app .

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Boston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Boston are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

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

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