15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England travel planner

Make it your trip
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Newport
— 2 nights
Fly
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Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sandwich
— 2 nights
Drive
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Boston
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ogunquit
— 3 nights
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Newport

— 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: Tantaquidgeon Museum (in Uncasville), Lippitt House Museum (in Providence) and Foxwoods Resort Casino (in Mashantucket). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Breakers, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, sample some tasty brews at Rhode Island Red Food Tours, and explore and take pictures at Cliff Walk.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Newport trip planner.

New York City to Newport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Newport, with lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Provincetown.

Things to do in Newport

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Provincetown

— 3 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.
Explore Provincetown's surroundings by going to Salt Pond Visitor Center (in Eastham) and Chatham (Atwood Museum & Chatham Railroad Museum). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, stroll through Race Point Beach, take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, and don't miss a visit to Commercial Street.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Provincetown trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Newport to Provincetown takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May in Provincetown, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Sandwich

— 2 nights
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 21st (Sat), stroll through Shining Sea Bikeway, then take in nature's colorful creations at Spohr Gardens, then get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Patuxet, and finally appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Mayflower II, admire the natural beauty at Brewster Gardens, then get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sandwich day trip website.

You can drive from Provincetown to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Sandwich can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Boston

— 4 nights

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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial, stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, and stroll around Boston Common.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston route planner.

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Boston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Ogunquit

— 3 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Ogunquit side-trips: Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth), Old Orchard Beach (in Old Orchard Beach) and Portland (Portland Museum of Art & Beer Tastings & Tours). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, and take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Boston to Ogunquit takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ogunquit when traveling from Boston in May, with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips