10 days in New England Itinerary

10 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England travel route planner

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Fly
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Nantucket
— 3 nights
Ferry to Ocean Street Terminal, Hyannis, MA, Taxi to Eastham
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Eastham
— 3 nights
Drive
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Newport
— 3 nights
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Nantucket

— 3 nights
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Museum-lovers will appreciate Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum and Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Cisco Brewers and Sankaty Head Lighthouse. Next up on the itinerary: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Surfside Beach, stroll through Madaket Beach, and visit a coastal fixture at Great Point Light.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nantucket tour site.

Philadelphia to Nantucket is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in August: high temperatures in Nantucket hover around 76°F and lows are around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Eastham.

Things to do in Nantucket

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Eastham

— 3 nights
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Nauset Lighthouse and Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate First Encounter Beach and Captain Penniman House. Next up on the itinerary: get all the information you need at Salt Pond Visitor Center, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coast Guard Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Eastham sightseeing tool.

Getting from Nantucket to Eastham by combination of ferry and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Eastham are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Eastham

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Newport

— 3 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Explore hidden gems such as Rosecliff and Rough Point Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at The Breakers and Fort Adams State Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, and cast your line with Fish'n Tales Adventures.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Newport vacation builder tool.

Getting from Eastham to Newport by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Newport sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip