12 day self drive itinerary

Best of New England

Discover the birthplace of America

Tour New England from the Wild West coast of Maine to the White Mountains of New Hampshire, The Green Mountains of Vermont, and the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts. This is one of the most popular regions for driving tours in the US. This self drive has everything from rivers and lakes, forest and mountain ranges. 

Why not upgrade your accommodation on this self drive to the quaint Inns that you'll see in every village and town, this will give you the real feel for the best of New England. 

This self drive runs from the 01st April through to 31st October. 

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Walk the Freedom Trail in Boston
  • Drive to the summit of Cadillac Mountain
  • Sample maple syrup in Vermont
  • Enjoy the beaches of Cape Cod
  • Visits the mansions of Newport
  • Try whale watching in Maine

Sample Itinerary Summary

We can tailor any part of this itinerary or create a new one just for you.

Duration
12 days
Destination Breakdown
  • 2 Nights
  • 1 Night
  • Bar Harbor
    2 Nights
  • White Mountains
    1 Night
  • 1 Night
  • Springfield
    1 Night
  • Newport
    1 Night
  • 2 Nights
Options
Private basis, Self-Guided
Included
  • International flights
  • 11 nights hotel accommodation
  • Car Hire
  • Car insurance
  • Room only
Not included
  • One way drop car hire fees (if applicable)
  • Meals or excursions unless specified
  • Park entrance fees (if applicable)
  • Ferry charges (if applicable).
  • Boston

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Walk the Freedom Trail
    • Visit the USS Constitution and Museum
    • Learn the history behind the Boston Tea Party
    • Stroll round Boston Common
    • Dine at the Faneuil Hall Marketplace
  • Cape Cod

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Explore Martha's Vineyard
    • Wander the vibrant streets of Province Town
    • Take a tour of the Chatham Lighthouse
    • Relax on some of the best beaches
    • Dine on the waterfront at Yarmouth
  • Maine

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Explore Acadia National Park
    • Take a scenic boat cruise from Kennebunkport
    • Dine at the lively waterfront of Portland
    • Visit some of the oldest lighthouse in Maine
    • Stroll along Ogunquit beach
  • Vermont

    Itinerary Highlights

    • See some of Vermont's most picturesque covered bridges
    • Visit the famous Ben & Jerry's Factory
    • Try some of Vermont's finest maple syrup
    • Explore the Shelburne Museum
    • Hike or bike through the scenery