6 days in Boston & Newport Itinerary

6 days in Boston & Newport Itinerary

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6 days in Boston & Newport Itinerary

Start: Boston
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Boston

2
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Freedom Trail and The Paul Revere House. Do your shopping at Newbury Street and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Step out of Boston to go to Gloucester and see Dolphin & Whale Watching, which is approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, stop by Brookline Booksmith, and wander the streets of Charles Street.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Boston online trip itinerary builder .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Boston. In May, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trips

Brookline Booksmith, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Thames Glass, try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Narragansett Beach. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Breakers, then cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, then admire the landmark architecture of The Elms, and finally take a stroll through Thames Street.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Newport travel website .

Getting from Boston to Newport by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Newport, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 49°F at night. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Narragansett Beach, Purgatory Chasm, Foxwoods Resort Casino
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Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Thames Glass ©
Thames Glass

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