13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
— 4 nights
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Acadia National Park
— 3 nights
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Bar Harbor
— 3 nights
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Watkins Glen
— 1 night
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Rochester
— 1 night

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Boston

Beantown

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Salisbury Rail Trail (in Salisbury), Ogunquit (Marginal Way Walkway & Ogunquit Beach) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). The adventure continues: stroll around Boston Public Garden, get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at New England Aquarium, and browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary builder tool.

Washington DC to Boston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in August; daily highs in Boston reach 81°F and lows reach 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Boston

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©

First Eastern National Park

The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Acadia National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Beach, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Carriage Roads.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Acadia National Park online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Acadia National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in August, expect Acadia National Park to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

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Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Explore Bar Harbor's surroundings by going to Winter Harbor (Whopaints Gallery, Winter Harbor 5&10, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tee off at Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, and take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Peninsula.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor trip planner.

Bar Harbor is just a short distance from Acadia National Park. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. On the 21st (Fri), take an in-depth tour of International Motor Racing Research Center, admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, and then see the interesting displays at Corning Museum of Glass.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Watkins Glen trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Bar Harbor to Watkins Glen by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Bar Harbor, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Watkins Glen, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
International Motor Racing Research Center ©
International Motor Racing Research Center

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Rochester

Rochester ©

Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at The Strong National Museum of Play, then look for all kinds of wild species at Turning Point Park, then hike along Shadow Hills Maple Syrup Farm, and finally look for gifts at Schutt's Apple Mill.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rochester road trip site.

Traveling by car from Watkins Glen to Rochester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rochester are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rochester

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Shadow Hills Maple Syrup Farm ©
Shadow Hills Maple Syrup Farm
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
Turning Point Park ©
Turning Point Park

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