15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

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Fly
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Nantucket
— 2 nights
Ferry to Hyannis, MA, Taxi to Wellfleet
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Wellfleet
— 2 nights
Fly to Boston, Ferry to New Shoreham
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New Shoreham, Block Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Newport Visitor Center, Fly to Bar Harbor
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive
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Camden
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kennebunkport
— 2 nights
Drive
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Burlington
— 1 night
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Nantucket

— 2 nights
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Brant Point Lighthouse and Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sankaty Head Lighthouse and Surfside Beach. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, stroll through Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cisco Brewers, and examine the collection at Whaling Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Nantucket tour planning site.

Washington DC to Nantucket is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in July; daily highs in Nantucket reach 76°F and lows reach 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Wellfleet.

Things to do in Nantucket

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Wellfleet

— 2 nights
Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marconi Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Highland Light, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then do a tasting at Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Wellfleet driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Nantucket to Wellfleet takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Wellfleet can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Shoreham.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

New Shoreham, Block Island

— 1 night
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): kick back and relax at Fred Benson Town Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mohegan Bluffs, and then visit a coastal fixture at South East Lighthouse.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New Shoreham online route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Wellfleet to New Shoreham takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. In July, daytime highs in New Shoreham are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 3 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bubble Rock and Gorham Mountain Trail. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Head Trail, trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bar Harbor online holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from New Shoreham to Bar Harbor takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from New Shoreham in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bar Harbor, with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Adventure

Side Trip

Camden

— 3 nights
Cellardoor Winery and Pemaquid Point Lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Camden to go to Bath and see Maine Maritime Museum, which is approximately 1h 15 min away.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Camden route maker tool.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Camden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Camden sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Camden

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Kennebunkport

— 2 nights
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Wells Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Ogunquit Museum of American Art and then contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum.

Start your trip to Kennebunkport by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Camden to Kennebunkport in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Camden in July, you will find days in Kennebunkport are somewhat warmer (81°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Burlington.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Burlington

— 1 night
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Vermont and the seat of Chittenden County. On the 29th (Thu), walk around Waterfront Park and then trek along Burlington Bike Path.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Burlington trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Kennebunkport to Burlington takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, flight, and car. In July, daily temperatures in Burlington can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks · Trails · Outdoors