8 days in New York City & New England Itinerary

8 days in New York City & New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in New York City & New England Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Newtown
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Montpelier
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Falmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Plymouth
— 1 night
train:  1​h
6
Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Indianapolis

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 12th (Sat), make a trip to Rockefeller Center. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then stroll around Central Park.

To find reviews and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary maker website .

Indianapolis to New York City is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Indianapolis in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Newtown.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

1
night
Newtown

Newtown ©
Newtown is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. On the 15th (Tue), relax in the rural setting at Sticks and Stones Farm, then have fun and explore at EverWonder Children's Museum, and then experience rural life at Rowanwood Farm.

Before you visit Newtown, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from New York City to Newtown takes 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get slightly colder in Newtown: highs are around 63°F and lows about 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Montpelier.

Things to do in Newtown

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
EverWonder Children's Museum ©
EverWonder Children's Museum
Sticks and Stones Farm ©
Sticks and Stones Farm

1
night
Montpelier

Montpelier ©
Montpelier is the capital city of the U.S. On the 16th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Bragg Farm Sugar House & Gift Shop, relax in the rural setting at Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks, then get a sense of history and politics at Vermont State House, and finally appreciate the history behind Ethan Allen Statue.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Montpelier route site .

Traveling by car from Newtown to Montpelier takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Newtown in October, with highs in Montpelier at 58°F and lows at 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Falmouth.
Highlights from your plan
Bragg Farm Sugar House & Gift Shop ©
Bragg Farm Sugar House & Gift Shop
Vermont State House ©
Vermont State House
Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks ©
Morse Farm Maple Sugarworks

1
night
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 17th (Thu): get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, have fun and explore at Cape Cod Children's Museum, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Woods Hole Science Aquarium, and finally grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Falmouth vacation planner.

You can drive from Montpelier to Falmouth in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In October, Falmouth is a bit warmer than Montpelier - with highs of 64°F and lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Sandwich Glass Museum, Cape Cod Children's Museum
Highlights from your plan
Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Cape Cod Children's Museum ©
Cape Cod Children's Museum

1
night
Plymouth

Plymouth ©
Rightly calling itself "America's Hometown," Plymouth holds a prominent place in the nation's history and culture as the site of the first Puritan colony.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal, get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, then take in nature's colorful creations at Brewster Gardens, then pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock, and finally steep yourself in history at Mayflower II.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Plymouth online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Falmouth to Plymouth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Plymouth are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Plymouth

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Brewster Gardens ©
Brewster Gardens
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get lost in a book at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Boston road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Plymouth to Boston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Boston, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

Similar Plans

11 days in New York City BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in New York City BY A USER FROM NIGERIA November, teens, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in New York City BY A USER FROM NIGERIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in New York City BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in New England BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in New York City & Patchogue BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in New York City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in New York City BY A USER FROM BELGIUM August, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 41 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 32 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in New York City & Pittsburgh BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans