9 days in New England Itinerary

9 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Newport
— 1 day
Fly
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Rockland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Nantucket
— 2 nights
Ferry to Ocean Street Terminal, Hyannis, MA, Taxi to Eastham
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Eastham
— 3 nights
Drive
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Boston
— 1 night
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Newport

— 1 day

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk and then walk around Fort Adams State Park.

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Knoxville to Newport is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Knoxville in August, expect Newport to be little chillier, temps between 79°F and 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Rockland.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Rockland

— 2 nights
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Owls Head Lighthouse, visit a coastal fixture at Rockland Breakwater Light, and then see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Farnsworth Art Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Maine Lighthouse Museum, and then do a tasting at Cellardoor Winery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rockland, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Newport to Rockland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Newport in August, with highs in Rockland at 74°F and lows at 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Nantucket.

Things to do in Rockland

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Nantucket

— 2 nights
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): stroll through Madaket Beach, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cisco Brewers, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfside Beach. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, enjoy the sea views from Sankaty Head Lighthouse, then visit a coastal fixture at Great Point Light, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Brant Point Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nantucket trip planner.

Getting from Rockland to Nantucket by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Rockland in August, Nantucket is a bit warmer at night with lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Eastham.

Things to do in Nantucket

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Eastham

— 3 nights
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Visit Coast Guard Beach and Skaket Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Chatham Lighthouse and First Encounter Beach. And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Nauset Lighthouse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Hill Rural Historic District, kick back and relax at Chatham Lighthouse Beach, and stroll through Marconi Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Eastham journey maker tool.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Nantucket to Eastham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. August in Eastham sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Eastham

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Boston

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Boston trip site.

You can drive from Eastham to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks