9 days in New England Itinerary

9 days in New England Itinerary

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9 days in New England Itinerary

Start: State College
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: State College

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.
Step out of Boston with an excursion to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Gloucester--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, stroll around Boston Common, get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Boston trip website .

State College to Boston is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In July, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Duck Tours

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.
On the 9th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ogunquit online journey maker .

Traveling by car from Boston to Ogunquit takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ogunquit, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and then stroll through Cape Cod National Seashore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Beach, then stroll through Herring Cove Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach.

Plan my day in Provincetown using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Provincetown takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Ogunquit in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Provincetown, with lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

1
night
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, then grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally steep yourself in history at Plymouth Rock.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Sandwich tour builder website .

You can drive from Provincetown to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Shining Sea Bikeway, Plymouth Rock
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then examine the collection at The Breakers, then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, and finally explore and take pictures at Ocean Drive Historic District.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
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The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

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