14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Drive:  45​min
1
Concord
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
2
Charlotte
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
Jim Thorpe
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
7
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Charlotte

1
day
Concord

Concord ©
Concord is a city in Cabarrus County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stop by The Depot at Gibson Mill, do a tasting at Douglas Vineyards, then examine the collection at Mustang Owner's Museum, and finally find something for the whole family at Richard Petty Driving Experience.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Concord trip itinerary planner .

Charlotte to Concord is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December in Concord, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 37°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Charlotte.

Things to do in Concord

Museums Theme Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Douglas Vineyards
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Mustang Owner's Museum ©
Mustang Owner's Museum
Douglas Vineyards ©
Douglas Vineyards
The Depot at Gibson Mill ©
The Depot at Gibson Mill

1
night
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 22nd (Sun), stroll through Buzzard Rock Trail, examine the collection at Belmont NC Historical Society Cultural and Heritage Learning Center, and then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Kings.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Charlotte route builder .

You can drive from Concord to Charlotte in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. December in Charlotte sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Jim Thorpe.

Things to do in Charlotte

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Buzzard Rock Trail, Belmont NC Historical Society Cultural and Heritage Learning Center
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1
night
Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe ©
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Boulder Field, contemplate the long history of DeFeo's Manor, then steep yourself in history at Asa Packer Mansion, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Episcopal Parish of St. Mark and St. John.

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Getting from Charlotte to Jim Thorpe by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Charlotte in December: high temperatures in Jim Thorpe hover around 44°F and lows are around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to New York City.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Boulder Field
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Boulder Field ©
Boulder Field
DeFeo's Manor ©
DeFeo's Manor

5
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, wander the streets of Times Square, and admire all the interesting features of The High Line.

Plan trip to New York City with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Jim Thorpe to New York City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Jim Thorpe in December, with lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewery, then brush up on your military savvy at Maine Military Museum, then examine the collection at Portland Head Light, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Muse Paintbar.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Portland online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Portland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Portland at 37°F and lows at 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Portland

Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trips

Maine Military Museum, Portland Head Light
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Muse Paintbar ©
Muse Paintbar
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

3
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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, walk around Boston Public Garden, wander the streets of Newbury Street, and get your bearings at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Boston attractions planning app .

You can drive from Portland to Boston in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Portland in December: high temperatures in Boston hover around 43°F and lows are around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cambridge, Brookline Booksmith
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Gorge Trail, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory Basilica. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Goat Island, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then get engrossed in the history at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Boston in January; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 32°F and lows reach 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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