13 days in New England Itinerary

13 days in New England Itinerary

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13 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Tampa, Florida
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  9 h
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Boston
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
4
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Newport
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Tampa, Florida

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 11th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, then grab your bike and head to Carriage Roads, and then trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor trip itinerary app.

Tampa to Bar Harbor is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Tampa in August, expect nights in Bar Harbor to be colder, around 57°F, while days are little chillier, around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Nubble Lighthouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ogunquit trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ogunquit are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

3
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 with an excursion to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Gloucester--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, take a tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, visit North End, and stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Boston trip tool.

You can drive from Ogunquit to Boston in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in August, Boston is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Provincetown side-trips: Nauset Beach (in Orleans), Eastham (Coast Guard Beach, Nauset Light Beach, &more) and Chatham Railroad Museum (in Chatham). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, browse the collection at Provincetown Library, tour the pleasant surroundings at Race Point Beach, and kick back and relax at Marconi Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Provincetown trip tool.

Traveling by ferry from Boston to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. August in Provincetown sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Eastham, Nauset Beach, Marconi Beach, Chatham Railroad Museum
Highlights from your plan
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach

1
night
Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Sandwich Glass Museum, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sandwich tour builder.

Getting from Provincetown to Sandwich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trips

Shining Sea Bikeway, Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Cape Cod Canal ©
Cape Cod Canal

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then examine the collection at The Breakers, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, and finally cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at International Tennis Hall of Fame, then tour in style with a train tour, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Newport sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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