9 days in New England Itinerary

9 days in New England Itinerary

Created using Inspirock New England sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Boston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive
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Sandwich
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Newport
— 2 nights
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Boston

— 3 nights

Beantown

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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at New England Aquarium, and stroll around Boston Common.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Boston road trip site.

Chicago to Boston is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago to Boston, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

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Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:

Ogunquit

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, then sample the tasty concoctions at Tributary Brewing, then take an in-depth tour of Strawbery Banke Museum, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Nubble Lighthouse.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ogunquit trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Boston to Ogunquit takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in April, Ogunquit is a bit cooler at night with lows of 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:

Sandwich

— 2 nights
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 26th (Mon), make a trip to Plymouth Rock, steep yourself in history at Mayflower II, get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Patuxet, then see the interesting displays at Sandwich Glass Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal. Keep things going the next day: grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, admire the natural beauty at Spohr Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to Old King's Hwy.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sandwich online travel route builder.

You can drive from Ogunquit to Sandwich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 36°F in Sandwich. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:

Newport

— 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and then take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Newport Car Museum, learn the secrets of beer at Rhode Island Red Food Tours, and then stop by Thames Glass.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Newport trip planner.

Getting from Sandwich to Newport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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