7 days in New England Itinerary

7 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England trip planner

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Salem
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Gloucester
— 1 night
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Portsmouth
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Kennebunkport
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Portland
— 1 night
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Boothbay Harbor
— 1 night
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Camden
— 2 nights
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Blue Hill
— 1 night
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Salem

Witch City

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Salem holiday tool.

Brewster to Salem is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In July, daytime highs in Salem are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. You will leave for Gloucester on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Salem

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Gloucester

— 1 night

Sandy Bay

The still waters off the Gloucester shore are immortalized in paintings and prints produced by the hundreds of artists who visit this town.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Essex Shipbuilding Museum, then contemplate the long history of Cogswell's Grant, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Gloucester trip itinerary maker tool.

Gloucester is very close to Salem. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Gloucester

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Wentworth-Gardner House and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Harbour Place Marina.

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Drive from Gloucester to Portsmouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites
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Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kennebunkport online day trip planner.

Drive from Portsmouth to Kennebunkport in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Portsmouth in July since evenings lows in Kennebunkport dip to 58°F. On the 24th (Sat), you're off to Portland.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites

Portland

— 1 night

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Eastern Cemetery, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Maine Craft Distilling, and finally see majestic marine mammals with Odyssey Whale Watching.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner.

You can drive from Kennebunkport to Portland in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Boothbay Harbor

— 1 night
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. On the 26th (Mon), steep yourself in history at The Wilson Memorial Chapel, enjoy the sea views from Burnt Island Lighthouse, stop by Eventide Specialties, then view the masterpieces at Abacus Gallery, and finally take a stroll around Opera House at Boothbay Harbor.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, read Boothbay Harbor trip builder.

You can drive from Portland to Boothbay Harbor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Shopping · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums

Side Trip

Camden

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chestnut Street Baptist Church, then explore the activities along Ducktrap River Park, and then stroll through Hope Elephants. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Passy Rail Trail, get engrossed in the history at Belfast Historical Society & Museum, then look for gifts at Uncle Willy's Candy Shoppe, and finally learn about winemaking at Sweetgrass Farm Winery and Distillery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Camden trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Boothbay Harbor to Camden by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boothbay Harbor in July: highs in Camden hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Blue Hill.

Things to do in Camden

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Blue Hill

— 1 night
Blue Hill is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Blue Hill trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Camden to Blue Hill takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Blue Hill can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Blue Hill

Parks · Trails · Outdoors