7 days in Providence, Boston & Portland Itinerary

7 days in Providence, Boston & Portland Itinerary

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Providence
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Portland
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Providence — 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes RISD Museum as well as Venda Ravioli. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at RISD Museum and then look for gifts at Venda Ravioli.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Providence journey maker app.

Louisville to Providence is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Louisville in October, expect nights in Providence to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are little chillier, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Boston.
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Shopping · Museums
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Boston — 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stop by North End. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden and then walk around Boston Common.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Providence to Boston by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Boston are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Portland.
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Parks · Neighborhoods
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Nubble Lighthouse (in York) and Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit). There's more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Portland itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Boston to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in October, Portland is little chillier at night with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Historic Sites
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