10 days in New England Itinerary

10 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England travel route planner

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Boston
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Salem
— 2 nights
Drive
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New Bedford
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kent
— 2 nights
Drive
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Boston

Beantown

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.
For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston vacation planner.

Los Angeles to Boston is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. In October, Boston is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 64°F and lows of 50°F. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Salem

— 2 nights

Witch City

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Salem Maritime National Historic Site, then get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, and then stop by Crow Haven Corner. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Old Burying Point Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of The House of the Seven Gables, and then walk around Salem Witch Trials Memorial.

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Drive from Boston to Salem in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in October, plan for little chillier nights in Salem, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to New Bedford.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

New Bedford

— 3 nights
New Bedford is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States. Step out of New Bedford with an excursion to Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol--about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Stone Bridge Farm, explore the galleries of Lizzie Borden House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Seamen's Bethel, and brush up on your military savvy at Fort Taber Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Bedford sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Salem to New Bedford in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in New Bedford are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kent.

Things to do in New Bedford

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Kent

— 2 nights
Kent is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, alongside the border with New York. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): stop by Thorncrest Farm and Milk House Chocolate, stroll through White Memorial Conservation Center, and then immerse yourself in nature at Kent Falls State Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kent trip maker site.

You can drive from New Bedford to Kent in 3.5 hours. November in Kent sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 30°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Kent

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

See even more of Boston: stroll around Boston Public Garden, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and get curious at Museum of Science.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Boston online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kent to Boston in 3 hours. Traveling from Kent in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 37°F in Boston. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip