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Boothbay Harbor (Maine) to Newport drive

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Boothbay Harbor (Maine) to Newport road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Boothbay Harbor (Maine) to Newport. If you're planning a road trip to Newport, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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8:00 am  start in Boothbay Harbor (Maine)
drive for about 1 hour

9:11 am  Portland (Maine)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:11 am
drive for about 35 minutes

10:46 am  Kennebunkport (Maine)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:46 am
drive for about 39 minutes

12:25 pm  Portsmouth (New Hampshire)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:25 pm
drive for about 1 hour

2:28 pm  Boston
stay for about 4 hours
and leave at 6:28 pm
drive for about 1 hour

7:37 pm  New Bedford
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 8:37 pm
drive for about 44 minutes

9:21 pm  arrive in Newport

driving ≈ 5.5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Portland (Maine)  (70 answers)
    Portland Head Light  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Portland (Maine):
        Standard Baking Co
        Bao Bao Dumpling House
        Fore Street
        Eventide Oyster Co.
    hotels around Portland (Maine):
        Portland Regency Hotel & Spa
    questions about Portland (Maine):
        Good restaurants in Portland
        Best places to eat in Portland, ME
        Things to do and good restaurants in Portland, ME
        Best Breakfast spots in Portland, Maine?

Kennebunkport (Maine)  (24 answers)
    Wells Beach  (3 mentions)
    York Beach  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Kennebunkport (Maine):
        All Day Breakfast
    questions about Kennebunkport (Maine):
        family vacation

Portsmouth (New Hampshire)  (21 answers)

Boston  (245 answers)
    Faneuil Hall  (30 mentions)
    Freedom Trail  (29 mentions)
    Fenway Park  (26 mentions)
    Harvard Square  (18 mentions)
    Harvard University  (17 mentions)
    restaurants around Boston:
        Mike's Pastry
        Legal Sea Foods
        Island Creek Oyster Bar
        Neptune Oyster
        Alden & Harlow
    hotels around Boston:
        The Westin Copley Place
        The Eliot Hotel
        Hotel Commonwealth
        Courtyard Boston Brookline
        The Charles Hotel
    questions about Boston:
        Best way to get to downtown Boston from Logan Airport
        Is the Boston Freedom Trail worth a visit?
        Worried about Boston cold weather. What should I wear?
        Where are the best shopping deals in Boston?
        What are the can't miss things to do in Boston?

New Bedford  (2 answers)

Where's the best place to eat in Newport?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Scales & Shells, which was mentioned 4 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Black Pearl  (3 mentions)
Flo's Clam Shack  (3 mentions)
The Red Parrot  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Newport? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Newport?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

The Breakers  (4 mentions)
Cliff Walk  (4 mentions)
Thames Street  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Newport. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Grant from New York City asked:
What are the best places for low-key sea food/Rawbar?  (6 answers)

profile  Jarod from Kentucky asked:
Day trips from Newport, RI  (4 answers)

profile  Nancy from Birmingham (Alabama) asked:
Best things to do in Newport on a 3-day trip in September?  (2 answers)

profile  Ann from Connecticut asked:
Most romantic B&B ?  (1 answer)

profile  Monica from asked:
Great seafood restaurants In Newport  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Newport.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Newport to Boothbay Harbor (Maine) drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Boothbay Harbor (Maine)? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Boothbay Harbor (Maine).

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Boothbay Harbor (Maine) to Newport. Or get a full Boothbay Harbor (Maine) to Newport flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 234 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 45 minutes
6 Boothbay Harbor (Maine) travel answers
70 Portland (Maine) travel answers
24 Kennebunkport (Maine) travel answers
21 Portsmouth (New Hampshire) travel answers
245 Boston travel answers
2 New Bedford travel answers
32 Newport travel answers


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