12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Cleveland
— 1 night
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Wilmington
— 2 nights
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Hartford
— 1 night
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Providence
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 3 nights
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Montpelier
— 2 nights

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): hunt for treasures at West Side Market, see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at A Christmas Story House, admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and then try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cleveland journey planner.

Chicago to Cleveland is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Cleveland

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Specialty Museum
A Christmas Story House
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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): examine the collection at Brandywine River Museum of Art, take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park, and then stroll through French Creek Heritage Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the history at Brandywine Battlefield, get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, then get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum and Library, and finally take in the views from Wooddale Covered Bridge.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Wilmington online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Cleveland to Wilmington takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. On the 9th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum, and then take in the exciting artwork at Real Art Ways.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Hartford trip planner.

Drive from Wilmington to Hartford in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Providence.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Art Gallery
Real Art Ways
4.7

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Providence

Providence

The Renaissance City

Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
On the 10th (Sat), examine the collection at New Bedford Whaling Museum, take an in-depth tour of Lizzie Borden House, and then contemplate the long history of Lippitt House Museum. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at RISD Museum, then take a tour by water with La Gondola, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Benefit Street.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Providence trip planning website.

Getting from Hartford to Providence by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Providence can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Providence

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Historic Site
Lizzie Borden House
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Specialty Museum
New Bedford Whaling Museum
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Art Museum
RISD Museum
4.7

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Portland

Portland ©

The Forest City

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Marginal Way Walkway and Portland Head Light. Let the collections at Portland Museum of Art and Victoria Mansion capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Kancamagus Highway (in North Conway), The Little White Church (in Eaton) and Rocky Gorge (in Albany). There's more to do: awaken your taste buds at The Maine Brew Bus and pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland journey planner.

Traveling by car from Providence to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Montpelier.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Lighthouse
Portland Head Light
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Montpelier

Montpelier ©
Montpelier is the capital city of the U.S. On the 15th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Pavilion Building, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Camel's Hump, and then stop by The Quirky Pet.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Montpelier holiday app.

Traveling by car from Portland to Montpelier takes 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Montpelier when traveling from Portland in October, with lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montpelier

Nature · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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Mountain
Camel's Hump
4.7
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Gift & Specialty Shop
The Quirky Pet
4.9

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