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
Drive:  3​h
2
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  5​h
3
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
North Conway
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cisco Beach and Nobadeer. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Surfside Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Episcopal Church, stroll through Jetties Beach, and examine the collection at Whaling Museum.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Nantucket road trip planning site .

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. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, things will get slightly colder in Nantucket: highs are around 76°F and lows about 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Edgartown.

Things to do in Nantucket

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cisco Beach ©
Cisco Beach
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum

1
night
Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Edgartown Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Katama Beach/ South Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Norton Point Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Edgartown day trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Nantucket to Edgartown takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. In July in Edgartown, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lincoln.

Things to do in Edgartown

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse
Katama Beach/ South Beach ©
Katama Beach/ South Beach

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Clark's Trading Post and the White Mt. Central RR, explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, and then look for gifts at Chutters. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then explore the activities along Cascade Falls.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lincoln trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Edgartown to Lincoln takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Edgartown in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 57°F in Lincoln. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Franconia, Chutters, Cascade Falls
Highlights from your plan
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park
Chutters ©
Chutters
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge

1
night
North Conway

North Conway ©
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Rocky Gorge, then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Ledge, then admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths, and finally look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our North Conway day trip app .

Traveling by car from Lincoln to North Conway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in North Conway sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Rocky Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Ledge ©
Cathedral Ledge
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Carriage Roads, then delve into the lush surroundings at Indian Point Blagden Preserve, and then kick back and relax at Echo Lake Beach. Keep things going the next day: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from North Conway to Bar Harbor takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Indian Point Blagden Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach
Indian Point Blagden Preserve ©
Indian Point Blagden Preserve

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