22 days in New England Itinerary

22 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England journey planner
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Burlington
— 2 nights
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Charlemont
— 2 nights
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Providence
— 1 night
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Provincetown
— 3 nights
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
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Mount Washington
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 4 nights
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Burlington — 2 nights

Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Vermont and the seat of Chittenden County. Get outdoors at Quechee Gorge and Point Au Roches State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Burlington Bike Path and Shelburne Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Burlington side-trips: Champlain Memorial Lighthouse (in Crown Point) and Ticonderoga (The Falls of Carillon & Star Trek Original Series Set Tour). It doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and make a trip to World's Tallest Filing Cabinet.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Burlington trip itinerary maker app.

Auckland, New Zealand to Burlington is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 17 hours. Traveling from Auckland in September, expect nights in Burlington to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Charlemont.
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Charlemont — 2 nights

Charlemont is a town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Natural Bridge State Park, take in the views from Bridge of Flowers, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, admire the majestic nature at Mount Greylock State Reservation, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Village Bike Rentals.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Charlemont trip planner.

Getting from Burlington to Charlemont by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Providence.
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Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:

Providence — 1 night

The Renaissance City

Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
On the 12th (Mon), get interesting insight from Tours, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Brown University, and then walk around Water Place Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Providence route builder.

You can drive from Charlemont to Providence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Charlemont in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Providence, with lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Provincetown.
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Provincetown — 3 nights

Birthplace of American Liberty

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.
Get outdoors at Art's Dune Tours and Nauset Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Cape Cod National Seashore and Marconi Beach. Go for a jaunt from Provincetown to Eastham to see Coast Guard Beach about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod Provincelands Trail, take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, and enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Provincetown trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Providence to Provincetown by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Providence in September: highs in Provincetown hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Acadia National Park.
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Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island — 4 nights

First Eastern National Park

The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Explore hidden gems such as Jordan Pond Path Trailhead and Carriage Roads. Step out of the city life by going to Thunder Hole and Bubble Rock. The adventure continues: hike along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Precipice Trail, take an in-depth tour of Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Acadia National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Provincetown to Acadia National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Provincetown in September since evenings lows in Acadia National Park dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Mount Washington.
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Mount Washington — 2 nights

On the 20th (Tue), take a peaceful walk through White Mountain National Forest, then appreciate the views at Mount Washington Valley, and then admire the majestic nature at Crawford Notch State Park. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Mount Washington State Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington, then relax in the rural setting at Hatch Orchard, and finally hike along Jewell Trail.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mount Washington visit planner.

Drive from Acadia National Park to Mount Washington in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Acadia National Park, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Mount Washington, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Portland.
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Portland — 2 nights

The Forest City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): cruise along Walker's Point, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then grab your bike and head to Eastern Promenade Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Wells Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, and then take a memorable drive along Ocean Ave.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planner.

Getting from Mount Washington to Portland by car takes about 3 hours. While traveling from Mount Washington, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Boston.
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Boston — 4 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Halibut Point State Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hampton Beach State Park and Boston Harbor Islands State Park. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and pause for some photo ops at Bunker Hill Monument.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Boston trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Portland to Boston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Boston when traveling from Portland in September, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:

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