7 days in New England Itinerary

7 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England attractions planner
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Drive
1
Salem
— 1 night
Fly
2
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive
3
North Conway
— 1 night
Drive
4
Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive

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Salem — 1 night

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stop by Crow Haven Corner and then take an in-depth tour of Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Salem Common and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Boston to Salem is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 45°F in Salem. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to fly to Bar Harbor.
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 3 nights

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Attractions like Carriage Roads and Thunder Hole make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Beach, trek along Ocean Path, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip planner.

Getting from Salem to Bar Harbor by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Salem, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Bar Harbor, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to North Conway.
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North Conway — 1 night

North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Cathedral Ledge and then see the sky in a new way at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the North Conway day trip app.

Drive from Bar Harbor to North Conway in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daytime highs in North Conway are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln.
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Lincoln — 1 night

Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lincoln trip website.

Getting from North Conway to Lincoln by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from North Conway in October, plan for little chillier nights in Lincoln, with lows around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.
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