9 days in New England Itinerary

9 days in New England Itinerary

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9 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
1
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Camden
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 23rd (Sat), admire the striking features of The Elms and then steep yourself in history at Fort Adams State Park. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Marble House, examine the collection at Rosecliff, then contemplate the long history of Lizzie Borden House, and finally identify plant and animal life at Seapowet Marsh and Point Fishing Area.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Newport trip itinerary planning tool .

Newark to Newport is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Newark in May, expect Newport to be little chillier, temps between 65°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lizzie Borden House, Seapowet Marsh and Point Fishing Area
Highlights from your plan
Fort Adams State Park ©
Fort Adams State Park
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House
Rosecliff ©
Rosecliff

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.
On the 25th (Mon), take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then admire the masterpieces at Provincetown Town Hall, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, then enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach, then don't miss a visit to Commercial Street, and finally appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Provincetown road trip website .

You can drive from Newport to Provincetown in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. May in Provincetown sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod
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Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Provincetown Town Hall ©
Provincetown Town Hall

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): stroll through Ogunquit Beach, enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann's Episcopal Church.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ogunquit day trip app .

You can drive from Provincetown to Ogunquit in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Provincetown in May, Ogunquit is a bit cooler at night with lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. Ann's Episcopal Church, Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
St. Ann's Episcopal Church ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

1
night
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 28th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, then admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, and then examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Camden tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Camden takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Ogunquit in May, you will find days in Camden are a bit cooler (59°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Owls Head Transportation Museum, Farnsworth Art Museum
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Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ocean Path and Land Bridge to Bar Island. Step out of the city life by going to Acadia National Park and Jordan Pond Path Trailhead. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, and take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Camden to Bar Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
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Shore Path ©
Shore Path
St. Saviour's Church : ©
St. Saviour's Church :
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

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