8 days in New England Itinerary

8 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Newport
— 1 night
Drive
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Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive
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Boston
— 3 nights
Fly
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Provincetown
— 1 night
Drive
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Sandwich
— 1 night
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): learn the secrets of beer at Rhode Island Red Food Tours and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): stroll through Fort Adams State Park, then see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport travel route planner.

Newark to Newport is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Newark in May, with highs in Newport at 65°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Newport

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

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 3rd (Tue): get outside with Outdoor Activities, enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, and then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

Before you visit Ogunquit, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Newport to Ogunquit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Newport in May, expect little chillier with lows of 43°F in Ogunquit. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
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, get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, admire nature's wide array of creatures at New England Aquarium, and browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Boston trip app.

Getting from Ogunquit to Boston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 50°F in Boston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Provincetown

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, surround yourself with nature on Art's Dune Tours, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Provincetown trip planner.

You can fly from Boston to Provincetown in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. May in Provincetown sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Sandwich

— 1 night
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Patuxet, then contemplate the long history of Mayflower II, and finally appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sandwich sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Sandwich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Sandwich, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip