15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
2
Ogunquit
— 1 night
3
Boston
— 4 nights
4
Newport
— 2 nights
5
Sandwich
— 2 nights
6
Provincetown
— 3 nights

2
nights
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 21st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :, then explore the activities along Frenchman Bay, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Precipice Trail, then see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip builder tool.

Seattle to Bar Harbor is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Seattle to Bar Harbor. In September in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Boat Tours & Water Sports
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 23rd (Thu): head outdoors with Fisherman's Walk, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

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

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In September in Ogunquit, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Boat Tours & Water Sports, Fisherman's Walk
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove
Boat Tours & Water Sports

4
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 to go to Gloucester and see Dolphin & Whale Watching, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, admire the masterpieces at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, and pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Boston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Boston, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 28th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, then examine the collection at The Breakers, and then take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Newport Car Museum, tour in style with a train tour, then see the world from above with Newport Helicopter Tours, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport journey builder.

Drive from Boston to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Newport Car Museum
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The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
Boat Tours & Water Sports

2
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Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Old King's Hwy, and finally don't miss a visit to Plymouth Rock. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, then examine the collection at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sandwich trip planning app.

You can drive from Newport to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Outdoors · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, Plymouth Rock, Shining Sea Bikeway
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Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises ©
Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

3
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Provincetown: Eastham (Captain Penniman House, Nauset Light Beach, &more). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Cod National Seashore, take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, and surround yourself with nature on Art's Dune Tours.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Provincetown trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Provincetown are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Eastham, Cape Cod National Seashore, Corn Hill Beach
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum
Salt Pond Visitor Center ©
Salt Pond Visitor Center

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