13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charleston
Fly:  5​h
1
Providence
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Mystic
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Boston
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
5
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
7
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Burlington
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Charleston

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Providence

Providence ©
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
On the 8th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at RISD Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Providence road trip planner .

Charleston to Providence is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Charleston in September: high temperatures in Providence hover around 77°F and lows are around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Providence

Museums
Highlights from your plan
RISD Museum ©
RISD Museum

1
night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, and then contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village.

To see ratings and tourist information, refer to the Mystic trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Providence to Mystic in an hour. Another option is to take a train. September in Mystic sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: Wright's Dairy Farm and Bakery (in North Smithfield), Falmouth (Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) & Shining Sea Bikeway) and Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens & Sandwich Glass Museum). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Breakers, explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal, stroll through Cliff Walk, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Drive Historic District.

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Getting from Mystic to Newport by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sandwich, Falmouth, Wright's Dairy Farm and Bakery, Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, walk around Boston Common, and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, get a variety of perspectives on a duck tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, then buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and finally take a stroll through North End.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Boston travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Newport to Boston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Peabody Essex Museum, examine the collection at Salem Witch Museum, then contemplate the long history of Salem Maritime National Historic Site, and finally contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables.

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Take a train from Boston to Salem in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Salem when traveling from Boston in September, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum
Salem Witch Museum ©
Salem Witch Museum

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Nubble Lighthouse, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Portsmouth trip builder site .

You can drive from Salem to Portsmouth in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

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 17th (Thu): examine the collection at Portland Head Light, explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art, then sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewing Company, and finally trek along Beth Condon Pathway.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planning site .

You can drive from Portsmouth to Portland in an hour. Another option is to take a train. September in Portland sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trips

Portland Head Light, Beth Condon Pathway
Highlights from your plan
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art

2
nights
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 18th (Fri), explore and take pictures at Mount Washington Auto Road and then take a memorable drive along Kancamagus Highway. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Glen Ellis Falls, then admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths, then see the sky in a new way at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Ledge.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our North Conway trip website .

Drive from Portland to North Conway in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in North Conway can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Burlington.

Things to do in North Conway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mount Washington Auto Road, Glen Ellis Falls
Highlights from your plan
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Mount Washington Auto Road ©
Mount Washington Auto Road
Glen Ellis Falls ©
Glen Ellis Falls

1
night
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. On the 20th (Sun), hike along Burlington Bike Path, get a taste of the local shopping with Church Street Marketplace, and then see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Burlington trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from North Conway to Burlington takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In September in Burlington, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Trails Museums

Side Trip

Shelburne Museum
Highlights from your plan
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace

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