8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

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8 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Belfast
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Provincetown
— 2 nights
+3
ferry + bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
End: Belfast

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 14th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then steep yourself in history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, and then wander the streets of North End.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston itinerary website .

Belfast, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. While traveling from Belfast, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Boston, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): examine the collection at The Breakers, trek along Cliff Walk, then cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Thames Glass.

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Traveling by car from Boston to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Newport, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

1
night
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, then engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sandwich trip planner.

Getting from Newport to Sandwich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Sandwich, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Trails Parks

Side Trips

Plymouth Rock, Shining Sea Bikeway
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod National Seashore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Race Point Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and then stroll through Herring Cove Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Provincetown itinerary website .

You can drive from Sandwich to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Provincetown are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Cod National Seashore, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©

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