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
Fly:  4​h
1
Nantucket
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Franconia
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: New York City

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hours
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): examine the collection at Whaling Museum and then experience rural life at Moors End Farm.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nantucket trip itinerary builder app .

New York City to Nantucket is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, Nantucket is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 64°F and lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Nantucket

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Moors End Farm ©
Moors End Farm

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): kick back and relax at Herring Cove Beach and then get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach and then kick back and relax at Nauset Beach.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Provincetown day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Nantucket to Provincetown takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Nauset Beach
Highlights from your plan
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Visiting Carriage Roads and Ocean Path will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spas & Wellness and Asticou Azalea Garden. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Beach, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Provincetown to Bar Harbor in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Provincetown in October, Bar Harbor is slightly colder at night with lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Asticou Azalea Garden
Highlights from your plan
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads
Asticou Azalea Garden ©
Asticou Azalea Garden
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, and then learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Camden road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Camden can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Franconia.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Cellardoor Winery
Highlights from your plan
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

1
night
Franconia

Franconia ©
Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. On the 2nd (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Franconia Notch State Park and then explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Franconia road trip planning site .

You can drive from Camden to Franconia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Camden in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Franconia, with lows of 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Franconia

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge

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