13 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Train to Frankfurt, Fly to Provincetown
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
— 1 night
— 4 nights
Fly to Frankfurt, Train to Baden-Baden


Provincetown — 1 night

Birthplace of American Liberty

Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): hike along Cape Cod Provincelands Trail, kick back and relax at Nauset Light Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Nauset Lighthouse, then get all the information you need at Salt Pond Visitor Center, and finally make a trip to Eastham Windmill. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, ponder the world of politics at Provincetown Town Hall, then delve into the lush surroundings at Beech Forest, Provincetown, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Province Lands Bike Trail, and finally take an in-depth tour of Old Harbor Life Saving Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Provincetown day trip website.

Baden-Baden, Germany to Provincetown is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Baden-Baden to Provincetown. In August, daytime highs in Provincetown are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Newport.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails
Side Trip

Newport — 3 nights

City by the Sea

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum and Newport Car Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Castle Hill Lighthouse and Rose Island Lightouse are in your itinerary. Take a break from Newport with a short trip to Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Fish'n Tales Adventures, examine the collection at Audrain Automobile Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Bowen's Wharf, and enjoy the sand and surf at Third Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport route planner.

Traveling by flight from Provincetown to Newport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Newport are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Bar Harbor.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 3 nights

Shop till you drop at Bar Harbor Popcorn and Little Village Gifts. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail and Precipice Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Newport to Bar Harbor in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 16°C in Bar Harbor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Camden.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Camden — 1 night

On the 15th (Tue), look for gifts at French & Brawn Market Place, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chestnut Street Baptist Church, make a trip to Curtis Island Light, take in the waterfront activity at Rockport Marine Park, then appreciate the history behind Andre the Seal Statue, and finally don't miss a visit to Vesper Hill Children's Chapel.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Camden trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Bar Harbor to Camden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Camden, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can fly to Boston.
Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Side Trip

Boston — 4 nights


Do some cultural sightseeing at John F. Kennedy National Historic Site and Buckman Tavern. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hancock-Clarke House and Church of the Covenant. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Gloucester (Main Street, Cape Ann Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: grab your bike and head to Charles River Bike Path, take in the waterfront at Fan Pier, step aboard USS Cassin Young, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jamaica Pond.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Boston day trip planning website.

Fly from Camden to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Camden in August; daily highs in Boston reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips