8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

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8 days in New England Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Wellfleet
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

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.
Kids will enjoy Fenway Park and John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library. Do some cultural sightseeing at Freedom Trail and Museum of Fine Arts. When in Boston, make a side trip to see Orchard House in Concord, approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, take a stroll through North End, shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Boston trip builder website .

New York City to Boston is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in June since evenings lows in Boston dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mount Auburn Cemetery, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
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Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Long Sands Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

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You can drive from Boston to Ogunquit in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in July, Ogunquit is little chillier at night with lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Wellfleet.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Long Sands Beach, Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
Long Sands Beach ©
Long Sands Beach

3
nights
Wellfleet

Wellfleet ©
Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Bring the kids along to Cape Cod National Seashore and Coast Guard Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Salt Pond Visitor Center and Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod. Change things up with a short trip to Nauset Beach in Orleans (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Marconi Beach, stroll through Corn Hill Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Transfiguration.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Wellfleet online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Wellfleet takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 64°F in Wellfleet. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Orleans, Eastham, Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, Corn Hill Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach

1
night
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 6th (Sat), examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Old Silver Beach, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sandwich trip builder website .

Drive from Wellfleet to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Sandwich

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Falmouth
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Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

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