8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England trip itinerary maker

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Newport
— 1 night
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive
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Boston
— 3 nights
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Newport

— 1 night

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 8th (Thu), take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Cliff Walk, then see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and then see the interesting displays at Newport Car Museum.

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Phoenix to Newport is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Phoenix to Newport. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in July: highs in Newport hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 2 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 10th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Peninsula, explore the striking landscape at Schoodic Point, and then stroll through Gorham Mountain Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Traveling by flight from Newport to Bar Harbor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in July, things will get little chillier in Bar Harbor: highs are around 75°F and lows about 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Ogunquit

— 1 night
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 12th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach.

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Getting from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Bar Harbor in July, expect nights in Ogunquit to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Boston

— 3 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.
When in Boston, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Gloucester, approximately Gloucester away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Boston Public Garden, take a stroll through North End, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

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You can drive from Ogunquit to Boston in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Boston, with lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip