9 days in New England Itinerary

9 days in New England Itinerary

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9 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
+3
train + bus + foot + Fly:  5​h
1
Nantucket
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
York
— 1 night
+2
taxi + bus + ferry:  5​h
5
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 1 night
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Popular historic sites such as Sankaty Head Lighthouse and Unitarian Universalist Meeting House Nantucket are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Cisco Beach and Surfside Beach. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Jetties Beach, see the interesting displays at Whaling Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nobadeer, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Episcopal Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nantucket trip itinerary app .

Philadelphia to Nantucket is an approximately 5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in July, with highs in Nantucket at 76°F and lows at 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Nantucket

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cisco Beach ©
Cisco Beach
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Jetties Beach ©
Jetties 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. Step off the beaten path and head to Egg Rock Light and Kayaking & Canoeing. Visiting Shore Path and Jordan Pond Path Trailhead will get you outdoors. Step out of Bar Harbor to go to Southwest Harbor and see Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Sand Beach, trek along Ocean Path, don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Nantucket to Bar Harbor in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Nantucket in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bar Harbor, with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park
Highlights from your plan
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Farnsworth Art Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, and then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Camden trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Camden sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Farnsworth Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

1
night
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. On the 19th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Sands Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our York itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Camden to York takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Camden in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in York, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Shoreham.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Marginal Way Walkway
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
Long Sands Beach ©
Long Sands Beach

1
night
New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Fred Benson Town Beach, then enjoy the sea views from South East Lighthouse, and then explore the striking landscape at Mohegan Bluffs.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New Shoreham route builder tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi, bus, train, and ferry from York to New Shoreham takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in New Shoreham can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fred Benson Town Beach ©
Fred Benson Town Beach
Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
South East Lighthouse ©
South East Lighthouse

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