9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
1
Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Boston
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
3
Salem
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Buffalo
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
6
Kansas City
— 1 night
End: Kansas City

2
nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manchester: Chester (Martins's Maple Farm, Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts, & more), Eureka Schoolhouse and Baltimore Covered Bridge (in Springfield) and Weston (Mill Museum, Vermont Country Store, & more). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, fly down the slopes at Bromley Mountain, experience rural life at Earth Sky Time Community Farm, and take in the dramatic scenery at Buttermilk Falls.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Manchester tour builder site .

Kansas City to Manchester is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kansas City in August: high temperatures in Manchester hover around 79°F and lows are around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park ©
Dana L. Thompson Memorial Park
North Meadow Farm ©
North Meadow Farm

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Boston Harbor Cruises, Skywalk Observatory, USS Constitution Museum, and other attractions. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and examine the collection at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Boston vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Manchester to Boston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Manchester in August, Boston is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area
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Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

1
day
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Peabody Essex Museum. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): examine the collection at Salem Witch Museum, then see the interesting displays at Peabody Essex Museum, and then walk around Salem Common.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Salem travel route planner .

Take a train from Boston to Salem in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Salem are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum
Salem Witch Museum ©
Salem Witch Museum
Salem Common ©
Salem Common

1
night
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
You've now added Buffalo River History Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Canalside, expand your understanding of the military at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, Head underground at Cave of the Winds, then enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and finally deepen your understanding of the past and present with Buffalo River History Tours. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Buffalo itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Salem to Buffalo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Buffalo

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Buffalo River History Tours ©
Buffalo River History Tours

1
night
Indianapolis

Indianapolis
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Monument Circle.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Indianapolis sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Buffalo to Indianapolis in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 65°F. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Kansas City.

1
night
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial and then get your bearings at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kansas City online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Indianapolis to Kansas City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums

Side Trip

Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial

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