10 days in South Portland, Provincetown & Newport Itinerary

10 days in South Portland, Provincetown & Newport Itinerary

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South Portland
— 3 nights
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Provincetown
— 4 nights
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Newport
— 2 nights
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South Portland

— 3 nights
South Portland is a city in Cumberland County, Maine, United States, and is the fourth-largest city in the state, incorporated in 1898. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): see the interesting displays at South Portland Historical Society Museum, enjoy the sea views from Portland Breakwater Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at East End Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, look for gifts at Lisa-Marie's Made in Maine, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Eastern Cemetery, and finally sample the fine beverages at Maine Craft Distilling.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our South Portland trip planner.

Washington to South Portland is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington in July, with highs in South Portland at 79°F and lows at 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in South Portland

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Provincetown

— 4 nights

Birthplace of American Liberty

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Atwood Museum and Long Point. Take a break from the city and head to Head of the Meadow Beach and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Change things up with these side-trips from Provincetown: Chatham (Chatham's Godfrey Windmill & Chatham Candy Manor). There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Beech Forest, Provincetown, take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, ponder the world of politics at Provincetown Town Hall, and grab your bike and head to Province Lands Bike Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Provincetown trip planner.

You can drive from South Portland to Provincetown in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for Newport.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Newport

— 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): cast your line with Fish'n Tales Adventures and then view the masterpieces at Thames Glass. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at King Park, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Wetherill State Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Newport trip planner.

You can fly from Provincetown to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. On the 28th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip