12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Plymouth
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Mystic
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Newtown
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Litchfield
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Sturbridge
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Manchester
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
9
Canterbury
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
11
Salem
— Few hours
train:  30​min
12
Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Boston is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. October in Boston sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Waterfront ©
Waterfront
Quincy Market ©
Quincy Market
Granary Burying Ground ©
Granary Burying Ground

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hours
Plymouth

Plymouth ©
Rightly calling itself "America's Hometown," Plymouth holds a prominent place in the nation's history and culture as the site of the first Puritan colony.
On the 19th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Plymouth Bay Winery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Brewster Gardens, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Burial Hill.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Plymouth trip builder website .

You can drive from Boston to Plymouth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Plymouth can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Plymouth

Historic Sites Parks Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Burial Hill ©
Burial Hill
Brewster Gardens ©
Brewster Gardens
Plymouth Bay Winery ©
Plymouth Bay Winery

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 19th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Newport road trip planner .

You can drive from Plymouth to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Newport are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Newport

Scenic Drive Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church
Rough Point ©
Rough Point
Bellevue Avenue Historic District ©
Bellevue Avenue Historic District

few
hours
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, stop by Tidal River Clothing Co., then stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange, and finally stop by Mystic Knotwork.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mystic online visit planner .

You can drive from Newport to Mystic in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Newtown.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center ©
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center
Mystic Knotwork ©
Mystic Knotwork
Tidal River Clothing Co. ©
Tidal River Clothing Co.

2
nights
Newtown

Newtown ©
Newtown is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Newtown tour planner.

Drive from Mystic to Newtown in 2 hours. In October in Newtown, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Litchfield.

Things to do in Newtown

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Red Wing Park, Adams Fairacre Farms
Highlights from your plan
Adams Fairacre Farms ©
Adams Fairacre Farms

few
hours
Litchfield

Litchfield ©
Litchfield is a town in and former county seat of Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stop by Thorncrest Farm and Milk House Chocolate, then look for gifts at Sharon Audubon Center, and then explore the galleries of Tapping Reeve House and Law School.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Litchfield holiday website .

You can drive from Newtown to Litchfield in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Litchfield are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sturbridge.

Things to do in Litchfield

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Thorncrest Farm and Milk House Chocolate, Sharon Audubon Center
Highlights from your plan
Tapping Reeve House and Law School ©
Tapping Reeve House and Law School
Sharon Audubon Center ©
Sharon Audubon Center

1
night
Sturbridge

Sturbridge
Sturbridge is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. For reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Sturbridge online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Litchfield to Sturbridge takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. You'll set off for Manchester on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Sturbridge

Parks Outdoors Museums

1
day
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Joseph Cathedral, take a peaceful walk through Massabesic Audubon Center, then learn about winemaking at LaBelle Winery, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Able Ebenezer Brewing Company.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Manchester trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Sturbridge to Manchester in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Canterbury.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Massabesic Audubon Center, Able Ebenezer Brewing Company, LaBelle Winery
Highlights from your plan
LaBelle Winery ©
LaBelle Winery
Able Ebenezer Brewing Company ©
Able Ebenezer Brewing Company
Saint Joseph Cathedral ©
Saint Joseph Cathedral

1
night
Canterbury

Canterbury
Canterbury is a town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Canterbury tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Manchester to Canterbury in an hour. Traveling from Manchester in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Canterbury, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Canterbury

Wineries

Side Trip

Black Bear Vineyard

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Tendercrop Farm and then enjoy the sea views from Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth trip maker .

Getting from Holderness to Portsmouth by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Holderness in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Portsmouth, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Kittery.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Outdoors Tours

few
hours
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Salem day trip tool .

You can drive from Portsmouth to Salem in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Magika - Chapel of Archangel Michael ©
Phillips House ©
Phillips House
Bewitched in Salem ©
Bewitched in Salem

1
night
Boston

Boston ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take a stroll through Beacon Hill.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Boston online road trip planner .

Boston is very close to Salem. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Neighborhoods Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
TD Garden ©
TD Garden
Prudential Center ©
Prudential Center
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill

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