11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Bar Harbor
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Nantucket
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Hershey
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Lancaster
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: New Orleans

1
night
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Acadia National Park. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail, trek along Gorham Mountain Trail, and then step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Bar Harbor tour itinerary planner.

New Orleans to Bar Harbor is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Bar Harbor: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Gorham Mountain Trail
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Gorham Mountain Trail ©
Gorham Mountain Trail
Compass Harbor Trail ©
Compass Harbor Trail

1
night
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at Whaling Museum and then kick back and relax at Jetties Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Cisco Beach, enjoy the sea views from Great Point Light, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Episcopal Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nantucket online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Bar Harbor to Nantucket takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Bar Harbor in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 64°F in Nantucket. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nantucket

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Cisco Beach ©
Cisco Beach
Great Point Light ©
Great Point Light
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum

3
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Visiting Tribeca Sailing and Narwhal Yacht Charters will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planning website .

You can fly from Nantucket to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Nantucket in July, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 86°F and 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hershey.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Parks Transportation
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

1
night
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
On the 10th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Hersheypark.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Hershey route maker app .

You can drive from New York City to Hershey in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Hershey sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Lancaster.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks
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Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark

1
night
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Amish Farm and House, contemplate the long history of Ephrata Cloister, and then relax in the rural setting at Lapp Valley Farm.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lancaster road trip app .

Traveling by car from Hershey to Lancaster takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Lancaster

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Lapp Valley Farm, Ephrata Cloister
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Ephrata Cloister ©
Ephrata Cloister
The Amish Farm and House ©
The Amish Farm and House
Lapp Valley Farm ©
Lapp Valley Farm

1
night
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church and then get engrossed in the history at Colonial Williamsburg.

To see maps and more tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Lancaster to Williamsburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In July, Williamsburg is somewhat warmer than Lancaster - with highs of 91°F and lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church ©

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