12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
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Providence
— 1 day
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Lee
— 1 night
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Springfield
— 1 night
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New Haven
— 1 night
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Mystic
— 1 night
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Nantucket
— 1 night
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Salem
— 2 nights
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Kennebunkport
— 1 night
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Boston
— 3 nights
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Providence — 1 day

Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Providence trip planning website.

Paris, France to Providence is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Paris to Providence, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in July, Providence is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll travel to Lee.
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Lee — 1 night

Lee is a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 31st (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Norman Rockwell Museum, steep yourself in history at Hancock Shaker Village, and then contemplate the long history of The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lee online road trip planner.

You can drive from Providence to Lee in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Providence in July, with highs in Lee at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Springfield.
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Springfield — 1 night

Springfield is a city in western New England, and the seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stroll around Stanley park.

Plan my day in Springfield using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Lee to Springfield takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to New Haven.
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New Haven — 1 night

New Haven, in the U.S. state of Connecticut, is the principal municipality in Greater New Haven, which had a total population of 862,477 in 2010. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): kick back and relax at Hammonasset Beach State Park, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read New Haven itinerary planning site.

Getting from Springfield to New Haven by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New Haven when traveling from Springfield in August, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Mystic.
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Mystic — 1 night

A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
On the 3rd (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Mystic Seaport Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Mystic Aquarium, and then try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mystic trip planner.

You can drive from New Haven to Mystic in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can fly to Nantucket.
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Nantucket — 1 night

Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum, then see the interesting displays at Whaling Museum, and then kick back and relax at Jetties Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nantucket road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Mystic to Nantucket takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Nantucket are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Salem.
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Salem — 2 nights

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): learn insider's secrets on Salem Food Tours, steep yourself in history at The House of the Seven Gables, and then explore the world behind art at Peabody Essex Museum. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, contemplate the long history of Salem Maritime National Historic Site, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Salem trip planning app.

You can fly from Nantucket to Salem in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In August, daytime highs in Salem are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Kennebunkport.
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Kennebunkport — 1 night

Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then stop by The Candy Man, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kennebunkport online trip maker.

You can drive from Salem to Kennebunkport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Kennebunkport when traveling from Salem in August, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Boston.
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Boston — 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, then wander the streets of North End, and finally walk around Boston Common.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston road trip site.

You can drive from Kennebunkport to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kennebunkport in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Boston, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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