9 days in New England Itinerary

9 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England travel planner

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Nantucket
— 1 night
Ferry to Ocean Street Terminal, Hyannis, MA, Taxi to Eastham
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Eastham
— 3 nights
Fly to Boston, Ferry to New Shoreham
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New Shoreham, Block Island
— 1 night
Ferry
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Newport
— 3 nights
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Nantucket

— 1 night
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Great Point Light and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cisco Brewers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, then examine the collection at Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Surfside Beach, and finally enjoy the sea views from Brant Point Lighthouse.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nantucket day trip planner.

Knoxville to Nantucket is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Knoxville in August, with highs in Nantucket at 76°F and lows at 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Eastham.

Things to do in Nantucket

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Eastham

— 3 nights
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Explore hidden gems such as Nauset Beach and Nauset Lighthouse. Salt Pond Visitor Center and Chatham Marconi Maritime Center will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Skaket Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Highland Light, stroll through First Encounter Beach, and contemplate the long history of Captain Penniman House.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Eastham trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Nantucket to Eastham in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Eastham, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New Shoreham.

Things to do in Eastham

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Shoreham, Block Island

— 1 night
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. On the 18th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Fred Benson Town Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Mohegan Bluffs, and then visit a coastal fixture at South East Lighthouse.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New Shoreham tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Eastham to New Shoreham in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August in New Shoreham, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Newport.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Newport

— 3 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Appreciate the collections at The Breakers and Newport Car Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Cliff Walk and Rosecliff. Change things up with a short trip to Lizzie Borden House in Fall River (about 40 minutes away). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, contemplate the long history of Rough Point Museum, and stroll around Fort Adams State Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport online route planner.

Ride a ferry from New Shoreham to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Newport are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Trails

Side Trips