9 days in New England Itinerary

9 days in New England Itinerary

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9 days in New England Itinerary

Start: St. John's
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Boston
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: St. John's

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 3rd (Wed): take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and then stroll through Cape Cod National Seashore.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Provincetown online day trip planner .

St. John's, Canada to Provincetown is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Newfoundland Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. John's in October: high temperatures in Provincetown hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Provincetown

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Acadia National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, and then look for gifts at The Christmas Vacation Shop.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bar Harbor trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Provincetown to Bar Harbor in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Provincetown in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 6°C in Bar Harbor. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trip

Cadillac Mountain
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Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ogunquit road trip planning website .

Drive from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In October in Ogunquit, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Ogunquit

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 9th (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, admire all the interesting features of Ocean Drive Historic District, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Newport using our trip planner.

You can drive from Ogunquit to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ogunquit in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Newport, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Newport

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
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Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Boston sightseeing planner .

Getting from Newport to Boston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Granary Burying Ground ©
Granary Burying Ground
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

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