26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Tokyo
Fly:  20​h 15​min
Cambridge
— 4 nights
train:  30​min
Providence
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Newport
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Amherst
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Brattleboro
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Bennington
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Shelburne
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
Clarksville
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Tokyo

3
days
Cambridge

Cambridge
Best known as the location of two internationally renowned universities, Cambridge sits just across the Charles River from Boston.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Perkins Cove and WaterFire Providence. Your inner history buff will appreciate Marginal Way Walkway and Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse. Change things up with a short trip to Ogunquit Beach in Ogunquit (about 1h 50 min away). There's more to do: look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith and contemplate the long history of Harvard University.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cambridge itinerary planner.

Tokyo, Japan to Cambridge is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Japan Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 14 hours. Traveling from Tokyo in October, things will get little chillier in Cambridge: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Providence.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, WaterFire Providence, Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, Brookline Booksmith
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Harvard University
Harvard University
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse

3
days
Providence

Providence ©
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Mystic Seaport and Heritage Museums & Gardens. Discover out-of-the-way places like WaterFire Providence and ANTIQUES MARKETPLACE. Venture out of the city with trips to Foxwoods Resort Casino (in Mashantucket), Olde Mistick Village (in Mystic) and Priam Vineyards (in Colchester). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Hoxie House and explore the world behind art at Sandwich Glass Museum.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Providence trip itinerary maker.

Providence is just a stone's throw from Cambridge. In October in Providence, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Providence

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Sandwich, Mystic, ANTIQUES MARKETPLACE, Priam Vineyards, Foxwoods Resort Casino
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Mystic Seaport ©
Mystic Seaport
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

4
days
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cliff Walk and Hart Farm. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Breakers and Wölffer Estate Vineyard. Venture out of the city with trips to Orient Beach State Park (in Orient), Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Mattebella Vineyards (in Southold). There's more to do: take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District and steep yourself in history at Pollock-Krasner House.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Newport custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Providence to Newport takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Amherst.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hart Farm, Mattebella Vineyards, Orient Beach State Park, Wölffer Estate Vineyard, Nauset Beach
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Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

1
day
Amherst

Amherst ©
Amherst is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States in the Connecticut River valley. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at Amherst College Museum of Natural History, view the masterpieces at R. Michelson Galleries, then browse the different shops at Thornes Marketplace, and finally shop like a local with Montague Bookmill.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Amherst vacation planner.

Getting from Newport to Amherst by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Newport in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Amherst, with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Brattleboro.

Things to do in Amherst

Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Northampton, Montague Bookmill
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Montague Bookmill ©
Montague Bookmill
R. Michelson Galleries ©
R. Michelson Galleries

1
day
Brattleboro

Brattleboro ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Twice Upon A Time Antiques, then stop by Delectable Mountain Cloth, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Brattleboro Farmers' Market.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brattleboro trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Amherst to Brattleboro by car takes about an hour. October in Brattleboro sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Bennington.

Things to do in Brattleboro

Shopping
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Brattleboro Farmers' Market ©
Brattleboro Farmers' Market
Twice Upon A Time Antiques
Twice Upon A Time Antiques

2
days
Bennington

Bennington ©
Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stop by Fiddlehead At Four Corners, stop by Sugar Shack, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, then stop by Orvis, and finally stop by Northshire Bookstore. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Bennington Center for the Arts, stop by The Apple Barn and Country Bake Shop, and then admire the masterpieces at Clark Art Institute.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bennington trip generator.

You can drive from Brattleboro to Bennington in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Shelburne.

Things to do in Bennington

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Manchester, Sugar Shack, Clark Art Institute
Highlights from your plan
Clark Art Institute ©
Clark Art Institute
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
The Bennington Center for the Arts
The Bennington Center for the Arts

1
day
Shelburne

Shelburne
Shelburne is a town in southwestern Chittenden County, Vermont, United States, along the shores of Lake Champlain. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at Shelburne Museum, then do a tasting at Shelburne Vineyard, then don't miss a visit to Church Street Marketplace, and finally do a tasting at Beverage Warehouse.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Shelburne itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bennington to Shelburne in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Shelburne are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Shelburne

Wineries Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Beverage Warehouse, Church Street Marketplace
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Beverage Warehouse
Beverage Warehouse
Shelburne Museum
Shelburne Museum
Church Street Marketplace
Church Street Marketplace

3
days
Washington DC

Washington DC
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Let the collections at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and National Gallery of Art capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arlington National Cemetery and Capitol Hill. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Newseum, pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and wander the streets of Old Town.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Shelburne to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Shelburne in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Clarksville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Old Town, Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

1
day
Clarksville

Clarksville ©
Clarksville is a city in and the county seat of Montgomery County, Tennessee, and the fifth-largest city in the state behind Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, and Chattanooga, respectively. On the 30th (Mon), sample the fine beverages at MB Roland Distillery.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Clarksville vacation trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Washington DC to Clarksville with the Route module. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Clarksville. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Clarksville

Historic Sites Breweries

Side Trips

Dover, MB Roland Distillery
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Fort Donelson National Cemetery ©
Fort Donelson National Cemetery
MB Roland Distillery ©
MB Roland Distillery

3
days
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fifth Avenue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Times Square, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Clarksville to New York City. Traveling from Clarksville to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Clarksville in November since evenings lows in New York City dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©

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