15 days in New England Itinerary

15 days in New England Itinerary

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15 days in New England Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
2
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Falmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Acadia National Park. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, and stroll through Carriage Roads.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary planner .

Los Angeles to Bar Harbor is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Bar Harbor, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Bar Harbor is cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
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The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

2
nights
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
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.
On the 10th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove, then explore the world behind art at Ogunquit Museum of American Art, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, admire all the interesting features of Ocean Ave, and then stroll through Ogunquit Beach.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Ogunquit trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kennebunkport, Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
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, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and stroll around Boston Common.

Start your trip to Boston by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Boston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ogunquit in October since evenings lows in Boston dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mount Auburn Cemetery
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

3
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Change things up with these side-trips from Falmouth: Sandwich (Hoxie House, Old King's Hwy, & more), Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay) and Edward Gorey House (in Yarmouth Port). There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Cape Cod Children's Museum, grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, and see the interesting displays at Falmouth Museums on the Green.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Falmouth trip tool .

Traveling by car from Boston to Falmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Falmouth

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sandwich, Plymouth, Edward Gorey House, Cape Cod Canal, Cape Cod Children's Museum
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

3
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Provincetown: Salt Pond Visitor Center (in Eastham) and Chatham Marconi Maritime Center (in North Chatham). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore, tour the pleasant surroundings at Herring Cove Beach, take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, and browse the collection at Provincetown Library.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Provincetown online vacation builder .

You can drive from Falmouth to Provincetown in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chatham Marconi Maritime Center, Salt Pond Visitor Center, Marconi Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©

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