15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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— 1 night
New York City
— 5 nights
— 2 nights
— 4 nights
Bar Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive to Rockland, Fly to Nashville


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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Independence Seaport Museum, and finally see a show at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, then get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum And Library, then ponder the design of Longwood Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to 30th Street Station.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip planner.

Nashville to Philadelphia is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Nashville in October, plan for little chillier days in Philadelphia, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to New York City.
Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nightlife
Side Trips

New York City — 5 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City journey planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. On the 8th (Sat), you're off to Providence.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Providence — 2 nights

Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Lizzie Borden House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Stone Bridge Farm, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, and then visit a coastal fixture at Nobska Point Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Providence day trip website.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Providence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in October, plan for little chillier nights in Providence, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Boston.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails
Side Trips

Boston — 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Atwood Museum (in Chatham), Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum (in Yarmouth Port) and Sandwich (Sandwich Glass Museum & Old King's Hwy). There's much more to do: learn insider's secrets on Salem Food Tours, appreciate the history behind Bunker Hill Monument, take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Peabody Essex Museum.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Boston trip builder app.

You can drive from Providence to Boston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Boston sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Bar Harbor.
Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips

Bar Harbor — 2 nights

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): hike along Great Head Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Precipice Trail, and then admire the natural beauty at Turrets Seaside Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Cadillac Mountain North Ridge Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bar Harbor online visit planner.

Fly from Boston to Bar Harbor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Boston in October; daily highs in Bar Harbor reach 59°F and lows reach 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Side Trip

United States travel guide

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.