7 days in New England Itinerary

7 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England holiday planner
Make it your trip
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive
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Portland
Drive
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Ellsworth
— 1 night
Drive
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bangor
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Boston — 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Harvard Square, Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Free Tours by Foot - Boston Tours, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take a stroll through North End. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Boston Common, stroll around Boston Public Garden, then get lost in a book at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Samuel Adams Brewery, and finally catch a live event at Fenway Park.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Boston attractions planning app.

Greenville to Boston is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Boston is little chillier than Greenville - with highs of 81°F and lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.
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Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods
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Portsmouth — 1 night

Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Prescott Park and then stop by Diversions Puzzles & Games.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Portsmouth trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Boston to Portsmouth by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Boston in August, plan for little chillier nights in Portsmouth, with lows around 60°F. You'll set off for Portland on the 16th (Tue).
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Shopping · Parks

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.
Casco Bay Islands has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): head off the coast to Casco Bay Islands.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Portland trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Portsmouth to Portland in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. August in Portland sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ellsworth.
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Nature · Parks
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Ellsworth — 1 night

Ellsworth is a city in and the county seat of Hancock County, Maine, United States. Island Cruises has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), head outdoors with Island Cruises.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ellsworth day trip site.

You can drive from Portland to Ellsworth in 2.5 hours. In August in Ellsworth, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Bar Harbor.
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Tours · Outdoors
Side Trip
Highlights from your trip

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 2 nights

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Cadillac Mountain North Ridge Trail, ImprovAcadia and Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, hike along Cadillac Mountain North Ridge Trail, and then check out local comedy talent at ImprovAcadia. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island, then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ellsworth to Bar Harbor takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for Bangor.
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Bangor

Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. state of Maine. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): hike along Kenduskeag Stream Heritage Trail and then see the interesting displays at Cole Land Transportation Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bangor online itinerary maker.

Drive from Bar Harbor to Bangor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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