15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip maker

Make it your trip
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New York City
— 4 nights
Drive
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New Haven
— 1 night
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Bus to Providence, RI, Bus to Newport Visitor Center, Ferry to New Shoreham
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New Shoreham
— 1 night
Ferry to Gateway Center, Newport, RI, Bus to Boston
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Boston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Stowe
— 2 nights
Drive
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North Conway
— 2 nights
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New York City

— 4 nights

Big Apple

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City sightseeing planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to New York City is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Riyadh in September, plan for much colder days in New York City, with highs around 31°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to New Haven.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

New Haven

— 1 night
New Haven, in the U.S. On the 2nd (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Sleeping Giant State Park, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then head off the coast to Thimble Islands.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the New Haven online travel planner.

Traveling by car from New York City to New Haven takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in October since evenings lows in New Haven dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to New Shoreham.

Things to do in New Haven

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

New Shoreham

— 1 night
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Sachem Pond Wildlife Refuge, take in the waterfront at Mansion Beach, then experience rural life at Abrams Animal Farm, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mohegan Bluffs.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Shoreham trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from New Haven to New Shoreham takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In October in New Shoreham, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Boston

— 3 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens & Sandwich Glass Museum), Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth) and The Jenney (in Plymouth). The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Boston day trip planner.

Getting from New Shoreham to Boston by combination of ferry and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In October in Boston, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Stowe

— 2 nights

The Ski Capital of the East

Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): trek along Stowe Recreation Path, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Green Mountain Distillers. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Shelburne Museum, then trek along Burlington Bike Path, and then steep yourself in history at Tea at the Governor's House.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Stowe holiday planner.

Drive from Boston to Stowe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Stowe when traveling from Boston in October, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Stowe

Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

North Conway

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Kancamagus Highway, take a peaceful walk through White Mountain National Forest, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Little White Church. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on Bretton Woods Canopy Tour, trek along Caps Ridge Trail, and then admire the sheer force of Glen Ellis Falls.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our North Conway trip planner.

Drive from Stowe to North Conway in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Stowe in October, North Conway is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in North Conway

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

Connecticut travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Aquariums · Theaters
The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.

Block Island travel guide

4.3
Geologic Formations · Lighthouses · Beaches
Block Island is located off the coast of the U.S. state of Rhode Island, named after Dutch explorer Adriaen Block. It is located in the Atlantic Ocean about 14mi east of Montauk Point, Long Island, New York, and 13mi south from mainland Rhode Island, from which it is separated by Block Island Sound.The United States Census Bureau defines Block Island as census tract 415 of Washington County, Rhode Island. As of the 2010 Census, the island's population is 1,051 living on a land area of 9.734sqmi. The island is part of the Outer Lands region, a coastal archipelago.The Nature Conservancy added Block Island to its list of "The Last Great Places", which consists of 12 sites in the western hemisphere. About 40 percent of the island is set aside for conservation. Presidents Bill Clinton, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Ulysses S. Grant have visited Block Island. Other famous visitors include Amelia Earhart and Charles Lindbergh, who each visited the island in 1929.

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Massachusetts travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Art Museums · Historic Walking Areas
The Bay State
Known as the "Bay State" because of the three bays dominating its coastline, Massachusetts has played a significant cultural and commercial role through most of the country's history. An increasingly popular vacation destination for foreign travelers, Massachusetts offers numerous places to visit, ranging from historical sites to modern urban centers famous for their culinary, art, and nightlife scenes. With the majority of its population living in and around the city of Boston, in the 20th century Massachusetts went from a state largely dependent on fishing and agriculture to the country's leader in higher education, healthcare, high technology, and financial services. Home to renowned universities and research centers, the state's cities attract a young crowd of students, scientists, artists, and business professionals.

Vermont travel guide

4.5
Gift & Specialty Shops · Ski Areas · Hiking Trails
The Green Mountain State
Known for its autumn foliage and maple syrup, Vermont is one of the country's smallest states in terms of both population and geographic area. Despite its small size and mostly rural character, the state boasts many picturesque places to visit, including Lake Champlain, one of the nation's largest freshwater bodies. Split in half by the Green Mountains--a popular holiday destination for hiking and skiing--Vermont features a rolling landscape dotted with farms and quaint towns known for their family-run inns, antique shops, and restaurants. Be sure to explore the state's many wild areas while on vacation, but beware of the so-called "mud season," a period of a few weeks when the state's unpaved roads become undrivable due to spring thaw.

New Hampshire travel guide

4.6
Scenic Drive · Geologic Formations · Ski Areas
The Granite State
One of the country's smallest and least populous states, New Hampshire's wealth of recreational offerings make it a popular vacation destination. Its many pristine natural areas attract skiers, snowmobilers, hikers, and mountaineers from around the world. Named after a county in England, New Hampshire was the first of the North American colonies to establish a government independent of Great Britain's authority. Though New Hampshire's official nickname refers to its extensive granite formations and quarries, the state's license plates carry the motto "Live Free or Die," reflecting the sense of independence prized by the famously terse natives. Find out why America's artists continue to find inspiration in New Hampshire by taking a trip to its quaint villages and sightseeing in the area's old colonial towns.