12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Wayne
Fly + bus:  8​h
1
Lake George
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Stratton
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Acadia National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
4
Bar Harbor
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Kennebunkport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Boston
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  2​h 30​min
8
Nantucket
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Oak Bluffs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Hyannis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
12
Mystic
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Fort Wayne

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night
Lake George

Lake George ©
A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
On the 3rd (Sun), have some family-friendly fun at Oscar's Smoke House, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Prospect Mountain, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally explore the activities along Lake George.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, read Lake George travel itinerary planner.

Fort Wayne to Lake George is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Stratton.

Things to do in Lake George

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Oscar's Smoke House
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Lake George ©
Lake George
Prospect Mountain ©
Prospect Mountain
Oscar's Smoke House ©
Oscar's Smoke House

1
night
Stratton

Stratton ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Bigelow Preserve and then head outdoors with Quill Hill.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Stratton road trip planning site .

You can drive from Lake George to Stratton in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Stratton

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Quill Hill
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Quill Hill ©
Quill Hill
Bigelow Preserve ©
Bigelow Preserve

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): hike along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Acadia National Park tour planner.

Traveling by car from Stratton to Acadia National Park takes 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Acadia National Park are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

few
hours
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip planner.

Bar Harbor is very close to Acadia National Park. May in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 43°F at night. On the 5th (Tue), you're off toPortland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Tours

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night
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
On the 6th (Wed), take in panoramic vistas at Portland Observatory, examine the collection at Portland Head Light, then admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Portland tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Portland Head Light
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Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art

1
night
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stop by Scalawags Pet Boutique, get a taste of the local shopping with Compliments, then get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, then kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann's Episcopal Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kennebunkport trip planner .

Drive from Portland to Kennebunkport in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Kennebunkport, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ogunquit
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
St. Ann's Episcopal Church ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church

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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.
On the 8th (Fri), stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground, stroll around Boston Common, then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Kennebunkport to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kennebunkport in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Boston, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Boston Common ©
Boston Common

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 9th (Sat): make a trip to St Paul's Episcopal Church, examine the collection at Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, then see the interesting displays at Whaling Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Jetties Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nantucket day trip website .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Boston to Nantucket in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Boston in May, plan for slightly colder days in Nantucket, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Oak Bluffs.

Things to do in Nantucket

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum

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Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs ©
Oak Bluffs is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 10th (Sun), admire the striking features of Trinity Park Tabernacle, don't miss a visit to Flying Horses Carousel, play a few rounds at Farm Neck Golf Club, then visit a coastal fixture at Edgartown Lighthouse, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mytoi.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Oak Bluffs trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nantucket to Oak Bluffs in 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hyannis.

Things to do in Oak Bluffs

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

Edgartown
Highlights from your plan
Trinity Park Tabernacle ©
Trinity Park Tabernacle
Flying Horses Carousel ©
Flying Horses Carousel
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse

1
night
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): see the interesting displays at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then sample the tasty concoctions at Cape Cod Beer, and finally steep yourself in history at Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hyannis trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Oak Bluffs to Hyannis in 2 hours. May in Hyannis sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Hyannis

Museums Childrens Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Sandwich, Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum ©
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum

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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 12th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of Ocean Drive Historic District, see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and then explore and take pictures at Cliff Walk.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Newport road trip website .

You can drive from Hyannis to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Newport, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mystic.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): meet the residents at Mystic Aquarium and then examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum.

Planning Mystic trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Newport to Mystic in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In May in Mystic, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium

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