12 days in Albany & New England Itinerary

12 days in Albany & New England Itinerary

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Albany
— 1 night
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Burlington
— 2 nights
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Lincoln
— 3 nights
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Bangor
— 1 night
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Albany — 1 night

Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Troy Waterfront Farmers' Market and then contemplate the long history of Schuyler Mansion.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany day trip planning tool.

Baltimore to Albany is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In August, Albany is slightly colder than Baltimore - with highs of 81°F and lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Burlington.
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Burlington — 2 nights

Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Vermont and the seat of Chittenden County. On the 13th (Sat), browse the eclectic array of goods at Church Street Marketplace.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Burlington trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Albany to Burlington in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Burlington can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Mon) before leaving for Lincoln.
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Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Lincoln — 3 nights

Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Echo Lake Beach, Cannon Mountain, Mt. Washington Auto Road, and other attractions you added. Go for a jaunt from Lincoln to Albany to see Boulder Loop Trailhead about 48 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Flume Gorge and explore the activities along Profile Lake.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lincoln itinerary planner.

Drive from Burlington to Lincoln in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Burlington in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Lincoln, with lows of 54°F. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bangor.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports
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Bangor — 1 night

Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. state of Maine. Northeast Whitewater has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): relax and float downstream with Northeast Whitewater.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bangor trip planner.

You can drive from Lincoln to Bangor in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for Bar Harbor.
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 2 nights

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail as well as Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain and then take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road. On your second day here, make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bangor to Bar Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bar Harbor can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Boston.
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Boston — 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Touro Synagogue. On the 21st (Sun), stroll around Boston Common. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): stroll around Boston Public Garden and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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You can fly from Bar Harbor to Boston in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bar Harbor in August, with highs in Boston at 81°F and lows at 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.
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