8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
Drive:  1​h
1
Providence
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Mystic
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Boston
— 2 nights
Train:  30​min
5
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Boston

1
night
Providence

Providence ©
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
On the 20th (Sat), see the interesting displays at New Bedford Whaling Museum and then steep yourself in history at Lizzie Borden House.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Providence planner .

Boston to Providence is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Providence are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Mystic.

Things to do in Providence

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Lizzie Borden House, New Bedford Whaling Museum
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New Bedford Whaling Museum ©
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House
RISD Museum ©
RISD Museum

1
night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Tantaquidgeon Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mystic day trip planner.

You can take a train from Providence to Mystic in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tantaquidgeon Museum, Gillette Castle State Park
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle State Park
Mystic River Bascule Bridge ©
Mystic River Bascule Bridge

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night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Thames Glass, take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District, then examine the collection at The Breakers, and finally admire all the interesting features of Cliff Walk.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Newport trip app .

You can drive from Mystic to Newport in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Newport

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

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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.
On the 24th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and then admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Boston Common.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Boston trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Newport to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Boston, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
On the 26th (Fri), contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables, examine the collection at Peabody Essex Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Bewitched Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Salem trip itinerary site .

Salem is just a short distance from Boston. In July, daily temperatures in Salem can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites
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Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Salem Witch Museum ©
Salem Witch Museum

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night
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, then admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Rising Tide Brewing Company.

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You can drive from Salem to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Portland are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Rising Tide Brewing Company ©
Rising Tide Brewing Company

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