9 days in Newark & New England Itinerary

9 days in Newark & New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner

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Newark
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Newport
— 1 night
Drive
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Eastham
— 2 nights
Drive
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Boston
— 4 nights
Fly
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
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Newark

Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County. To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Newark journey planner.

Raleigh to Newark is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Raleigh in October, you will find days in Newark are a bit cooler (69°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). You will leave for Newport on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Newark

Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife · Fun & Games

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 9th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then examine the collection at The Breakers, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Drive Historic District.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Newport travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Newark to Newport takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Newark in October, you will find days in Newport are slightly colder (64°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Eastham.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Eastham

— 2 nights
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. On the 10th (Sat), stroll through Nauset Beach, then kick back and relax at Chatham Lighthouse Beach, and then look for gifts at Maps of Antiquity. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Salt Pond Visitor Center and then kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore.

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You can drive from Newport to Eastham in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Eastham can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Eastham

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Boston

— 4 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.
Get some cultural insight at North End and Museum of Fine Arts. Head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Newbury Streetfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Salem (Peabody Essex Museum, Salem Witch Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, contemplate the long history of Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, and walk around Boston Common.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Boston sightseeing planner.

Getting from Eastham to Boston by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October in Boston, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 1 night
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Bar Harbor takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in October, things will get little chillier in Bar Harbor: highs are around 59°F and lows about 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trip