14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive
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Atlantic City
— 2 nights
Drive
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New York City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sandwich
Drive
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Provincetown
— 1 day
Drive
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Salem
— 1 night
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Manchester
— 1 day
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Bangor
— 1 night
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia — 1 night

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
On the 23rd (Mon), explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Liberty Bell Center, contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, then see the interesting displays at Betsy Ross House, and finally get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia online trip itinerary maker.

Manchester, UK to Philadelphia is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in October, with highs in Philadelphia at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.
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Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Washington DC — 1 night

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Atlantic City.
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Museums

Atlantic City — 2 nights

The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
On the 25th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Lucy the Elephant, take a stroll through Atlantic City Boardwalk, and then try to win big at Borgata Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Ocean City Boardwalk, learn about winemaking at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, and then try to win big at Harrah's Atlantic City Casino.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Atlantic City travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Washington DC to Atlantic City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Washington DC in October since evenings lows in Atlantic City dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to New York City.
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New York City — 2 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, then stroll through The High Line, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center and then stroll around Central Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner.

Drive from Atlantic City to New York City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Atlantic City in October, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Sandwich.
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Sandwich

Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sandwich travel planner.

Getting from New York City to Sandwich by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get slightly colder in Sandwich: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. On the 29th (Sun), you're off to Provincetown.
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Provincetown — 1 day

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Provincetown trip planner.

You can drive from Sandwich to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, then stroll around Boston Common, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Boston road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Provincetown to Boston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. October in Boston sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Salem.
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Salem — 1 night

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): go for a stroll along the water at Pickering Wharf, get engrossed in the history at The House of the Seven Gables, then get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, and finally stroll around Salem Witch Trials Memorial.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Salem trip builder tool.

Getting from Boston to Salem by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Boston in October since evenings lows in Salem dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Manchester.
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Manchester — 1 day

Manchester is the largest city in the U.S. state of New Hampshire, the eleventh largest city in New England, and as of 2016 the largest city in northern New England, an area comprising the states of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Anheuser-Busch Brewery Tours, walk around Mine Falls Park, and then learn about winemaking at Moonlight Meadery & Hidden Moon Brewing.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Manchester vacation website.

Drive from Salem to Manchester in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Bangor.
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Bangor — 1 night

Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. state of Maine. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): try your luck at Hollywood Casino and then pause for some photo ops at Paul Bunyan Statue.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangor online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Manchester to Bangor in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Bangor are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portland.
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Portland — 2 nights

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.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Portland day trip planning site.

You can drive from Bangor to Portland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Portland, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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Cape Cod travel guide

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Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Specialty Museums
Located on the southern shore of Massachusetts, Cape Cod contains some 15 towns and two islands. The arm-shaped peninsula is a popular holiday destination throughout the year because of its historical attractions, art galleries, award-winning restaurants, and a scenic coastline dotted by sandy beaches. Start your sightseeing in Provincetown, located at the very tip of the cape and famous for being the site of the first Pilgrims' landing in 1620. From there you can hit up all of the Cape's other small towns, renowned for their comfortable bed and breakfasts and distinctive cuisine of fresh fish and oyster dishes. This maritime community features more than a dozen lighthouses. Part of experiencing the Cape means a trip to its two islands--which showcase several lighthouses and numerous restaurants.
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