12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Wilmington
— 1 night
2
New York City
— 2 nights
3
Newport
— 1 night
4
Boston
— 2 nights
5
Portland
— 1 night
6
North Conway
— 1 night
7
Stowe
— 1 night
8
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights

1
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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
On the 23rd (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum and Library, thenhead outdoors with Mt. Cuba Center, and then take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Wilmington trip itinerary maker tool.

Phoenix to Wilmington is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Phoenix to Wilmington due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in May, expect nights in Wilmington to be little chillier, around °F, while days are much colder, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Mt. Cuba Center, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Hagley Museum and Library ©
Hagley Museum and Library
Mt. Cuba Center
Mt. Cuba Center

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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.
On the 24th (Mon), browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, thenexplore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), thensee the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and finally make a trip to Empire State Building.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our New York City holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Wilmington to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

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night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 26th (Wed), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenstroll through Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Cliff Walk.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Newport trip itinerary planner.

Drive from New York City to Newport in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in May since evenings lows in Newport dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
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Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
Beavertail Lighthouse and Park ©
Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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nights
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 27th (Thu): explore the galleries of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, contemplate the waterfront views at Walden Pond State Reservation, thensteep yourself in history at The Paul Revere House, and finally stroll through Charles River Esplanade. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Brook Path, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Massachusetts State House.

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You can drive from Newport to Boston in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Concord, Brook Path
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Walden Pond State Reservation ©
Walden Pond State Reservation
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): hike along Westbrook River Walk, grab your bike and head to Spring Point Shoreway, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Greenbelt Walkway, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Portland trip planner.

You can drive from Boston to Portland in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in May, Portland is a bit cooler at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

South Portland, Westbrook River Walk
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Spring Point Shoreway ©
Spring Point Shoreway

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night
North Conway

North Conway ©
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
On the 30th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Black Cap Hiking Trail, explore the activities along Rocky Gorge, thentake in the awesome beauty at Rocky Gorge, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Ledge.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our North Conway online trip maker.

Getting from Portland to North Conway by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Portland in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in North Conway: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Stowe.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Rocky Gorge, Rocky Gorge
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Black Cap Hiking Trail ©
Black Cap Hiking Trail
Rocky Gorge ©
Rocky Gorge
Rocky Gorge ©
Rocky Gorge

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night
Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Moss Glen Falls and then trek along Stowe Recreation Path.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Stowe road trip site.

Traveling by car from North Conway to Stowe takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from North Conway in May, you will find days in Stowe are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Moss Glen Falls ©
Moss Glen Falls

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nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park, thenadmire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally step off the mainland to explore Three Sisters Island. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Niagara Wine Trail USA, thenget outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Gorge Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip planning tool.

You can drive from Stowe to Niagara Falls in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Traveling from Stowe in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Niagara Falls, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara Jet Adventures
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Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail

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