12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 2 nights
2
New London
— 1 night
3
Newport
— 1 night
4
Boston
— 2 nights
5
Portland
— 1 night
6
Franconia
— 1 night
7
Waterbury
— 1 night
8
Stowe
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, thenget to know the fascinating history of World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, and finally browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip app.

Phoenix to New York City is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in May: highs in New York City hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New London.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Central Park ©
Central Park

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New London

New London ©
New London is a seaport city and a port of entry on the northeast coast of the United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Thames River Heritage Park, thensteep yourself in history at Fort Trumbull State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Harkness Memorial State Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a New London vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from New York City to New London by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in May since evenings lows in New London dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Newport.

Things to do in New London

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Harkness Memorial State Park
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Thames River Heritage Park ©
Thames River Heritage Park
Fort Trumbull State Park ©
Fort Trumbull State Park
Harkness Memorial State Park ©
Harkness Memorial State Park

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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sea views from Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Newport itinerary app.

You can drive from New London to Newport in 1.5 hours. May in Newport sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can 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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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 27th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church, thenadmire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, thentake an in-depth tour of The Paul Revere House, thenstroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Boston visit planner.

Getting from Newport to Boston by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Boston, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mount Auburn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, thenadmire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, thenget engrossed in the history at Victoria Mansion, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland trip maker app.

You can drive from Boston to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in May, Portland is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Franconia.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Franconia

Franconia ©
Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. On the 30th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, thenadmire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Ice Castles.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Franconia day trip planner.

You can drive from Portland to Franconia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Franconia are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Waterbury.

Things to do in Franconia

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ice Castles
Highlights from your plan
The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park ©
The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge

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Waterbury

Waterbury ©
Waterbury is a town in Washington County in central Vermont, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio, browse the exhibits of Birds of Vermont Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Round Church, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Stone Corral Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at The Round Barn Farm, thenhike along Robert Frost Wayside Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Texas Falls Recreation Area.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Waterbury trip planner.

Getting from Franconia to Waterbury by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Waterbury

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Richmond, Robert Frost Wayside Trail, Texas Falls Recreation Area, The Round Barn Farm, Birds of Vermont Museum
Highlights from your plan
Birds of Vermont Museum ©
Birds of Vermont Museum
Texas Falls Recreation Area ©
Texas Falls Recreation Area
The Round Barn Farm ©
The Round Barn Farm

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): view the masterpieces at Remarkable Things at Stowe Craft.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Stowe trip itinerary builder website.

Stowe is just a stone's throw from Waterbury. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Stowe

Museums Shopping
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Remarkable Things at Stowe Craft ©
Remarkable Things at Stowe Craft

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