11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Duluth
Fly:  10​h
1
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Rangeley
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
York
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Boston
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 1 night
6
Philadelphia
— 1 night
7
Baltimore
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Duluth

1
day
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Southwest Harbor ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): let the kids burn off some steam at Charlotte Rhoades Garden and Butterfly Park, then take a peaceful walk through Indian Point Blagden Preserve, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pemetic Mountain.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Southwest Harbor day trip planning tool .

Duluth to Southwest Harbor is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Duluth to Southwest Harbor. March in Southwest Harbor sees daily highs of 37°F and lows of 22°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Rangeley.

Things to do in Southwest Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Indian Point Blagden Preserve, Pemetic Mountain
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Pemetic Mountain ©
Pemetic Mountain

1
day
Rangeley

Rangeley ©
Rangeley is a town in Franklin County, Maine, USA. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): hit the slopes at Rangeley Lakes Trails Center, hike along Cascade Stream Gorge Trail, and then take a memorable drive along Height of Land.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rangeley trip planner .

Traveling by car from Southwest Harbor to Rangeley takes 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Rangeley when traveling from Southwest Harbor in April, with lows around 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to York.

Things to do in Rangeley

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Rangeley Lakes Trails Center ©
Rangeley Lakes Trails Center
Cascade Stream Gorge Trail ©
Cascade Stream Gorge Trail
Height of Land ©
Height of Land

1
night
York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. On the 2nd (Tue), experience rural life at Emery Farm, then head outdoors with Fisherman's Walk, then kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read York trip planner .

Drive from Rangeley to York in 3 hours. Traveling from Rangeley in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in York, with lows of 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Boston.

Things to do in York

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Emery Farm
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Emery Farm ©
Emery Farm

1
night
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 3rd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Boston visit planner .

Getting from York to Boston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in New York City are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then explore the striking landscape of Independence National Historical Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Independence Hall.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia tour itinerary planner .

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

1
night
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Raven Reservoir, then get outside with Trolley Trail 9, and then admire the architecture and history at Fort McHenry National Monument.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Baltimore vacation builder website .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Trolley Trail 9, Loch Raven Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Fort McHenry National Monument ©
Fort McHenry National Monument

2
nights
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Catoctin Mountain Park, explore and take pictures at Gettysburg National Military Park, and then admire the masterpieces at Gibson's Photographic Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Mister Ed's Elephant Museum, make a trip to Evergreen Cemetery, and then admire the majestic nature at Codorus State Park.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gettysburg trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Baltimore to Gettysburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and car; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Baltimore in April, Gettysburg is little chillier at night with lows of 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Codorus State Park, Mister Ed's Elephant Museum, Catoctin Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Catoctin Mountain Park ©
Catoctin Mountain Park
Evergreen Cemetery ©
Evergreen Cemetery

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Washington DC road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. In April, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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