11 days in Rhode Island, Portland & Boston Itinerary

11 days in Rhode Island, Portland & Boston Itinerary

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11 days in Rhode Island, Portland & Boston Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Providence
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Portland
— 3 nights
3
Boston
— 4 nights
End: Detroit

3
nights
Providence

Providence ©
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Benefit Street as well as Rhode Island School of Design. Take a break from the city and head to Shining Sea Bikeway and Harkness Memorial State Park. Head to The Book Barn and Venda Raviolifor some retail therapy. Explore Providence's surroundings by going to Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay) and Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) (in Falmouth).

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Providence trip builder.

Detroit to Providence is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 59°F. On the 26th (Mon), you're off toOgunquit.

Things to do in Providence

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Falmouth, The Book Barn, Cape Cod Canal, Harkness Memorial State Park
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Harkness Memorial State Park ©
Harkness Memorial State Park
Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway
Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) ©

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Portland Breakwater Lighthouse, Back Cove Trail, Casco Bay, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip generator.

Traveling by car from Ogunquit to Portland takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In June in Portland, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 54°F at night. You'll set off for Boston on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

South Portland
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Casco Bay ©
Casco Bay
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse ©
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse
Summer Feet Cycling - Day Tours ©
Summer Feet Cycling - Day Tours

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Boston Public Garden as well as Harvard University. Step out of the city life by going to Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area and Lake Waban. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Quincy Market and Newbury Street. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground, and explore and take pictures at Fenway Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Boston travel itinerary creator.

You can take a bus from Portland to Boston in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Portland in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Boston, with lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Harvard University, Lake Waban
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Harvard University ©
Harvard University
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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