10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Acadia National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Brattleboro
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Mystic
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Nantucket
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Boston
— Few hours
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Phoenix

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial, and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary maker.

Phoenix to Boston is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Boston is 2 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in October, you will find days in Boston are colder (63°F), and nights are little chillier (49°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
New England Holocaust Memorial ©
New England Holocaust Memorial

2
nights
Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain and then visit a coastal fixture at Egg Rock Light. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): hike along Bar Island Trails, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Saviour's Episcopal Church, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Heart of Acadia Loop.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Acadia National Park trip planner.

Getting from Boston to Acadia National Park by combination of bus, flight, and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Boston in October; daily highs in Acadia National Park reach 58°F and lows reach 43°F. You will leave for Lincoln on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Bar Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Heart of Acadia Loop ©
Heart of Acadia Loop

1
night
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lincoln trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Acadia National Park to Lincoln in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Brattleboro.

Things to do in Lincoln

Outdoors Scenic Drive Theme Parks

Side Trip

Kancamagus Highway
Highlights from your plan
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Clark's Trading Post ©
Clark's Trading Post

1
night
Brattleboro

Brattleboro
Brattleboro, originally Brattleborough, is a town in Windham County, Vermont, United States. To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brattleboro travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lincoln to Brattleboro in 2.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Brattleboro are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. You will leave for Mystic on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Brattleboro

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
On the 11th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Misquamicut State Beach, and then take in the history at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mystic travel planner.

Traveling by car from Brattleboro to Mystic takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Brattleboro in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Mystic, with lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, Misquamicut State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Misquamicut State Beach ©
Misquamicut State Beach
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center ©
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center
Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park ©

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Rough Point, kick back and relax at Sachuest Beach (Second Beach), and then don't miss a visit to Cliff Walk.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Newport vacation planner.

You can drive from Mystic to Newport in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. In October in Newport, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sachuest Beach (Second Beach)
Highlights from your plan
Rough Point ©
Rough Point

1
night
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge, steep yourself in history at Greater Light, and then stroll through Madaket Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nantucket travel planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Newport to Nantucket takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Nantucket can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Nantucket

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Madaket Beach ©
Madaket Beach
Greater Light ©
Greater Light

few
hours
Boston

Boston ©
On the 14th (Sun), admire the striking features of Trinity Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and then ponder the world of politics at Old State House.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Boston travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Nantucket to Boston by combination of ferry and car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old State House ©
Old State House
Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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