15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Portland
— 1 night
+3
bus + foot + Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  19​h
5
Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
6
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Marco Island
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Frankfurt


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3
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Jenney Museum and Pilgrim Hall Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Touro Synagogue and St. Mary's Catholic Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge (in Middletown), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Rye) and Chateau-sur-Mer (in Newport). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Nantasket Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Boston tour builder .

Frankfurt, Germany to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Frankfurt to Boston. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Frankfurt in September: high temperatures in Boston hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Boston

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Newport, Plymouth, Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge, Nantasket Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Touro Synagogue ©
Touro Synagogue
Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge ©

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.
On the 24th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Bowdoin College Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Maine Beer Company, then trek along Beth Condon Pathway, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Rising Tide Brewing Company. Keep things going the next day: get answers to all your questions at Scarborough Marsh Audubon Center, stroll through Higgins Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Portland Breakwater Lighthouse, and finally learn about winemaking at Maine Mead Works.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Portland online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Boston to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in September, plan for little chillier nights in Portland, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Scarborough, Brunswick, Portland Breakwater Lighthouse, Maine Beer Company, Beth Condon Pathway
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Bowdoin College Museum of Art ©
Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum ©
Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum
Higgins Beach ©
Higgins Beach

1
day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Goat Island, see the interesting displays at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, and then hike along Niagara Gorge Trail.

Planning Niagara Falls trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Portland to Niagara Falls in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. September in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails
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Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail
Goat Island ©
Goat Island

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Church, then stroll through Quiet Waters Park, and then admire the natural beauty at U.S. National Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): stroll around Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Washington DC day trip site .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Washington DC by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in September, expect Washington DC to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Islamorada.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Annapolis, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
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Quiet Waters Park ©
Quiet Waters Park
St. Anne's Church ©
St. Anne's Church

1
night
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 29th (Sun), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then see the vivid underwater world at Alligator Reef Light House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then view the masterpieces at Old Road Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Lobster Trap Art Gallery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Islamorada online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Washington DC to Islamorada takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In September, Islamorada is somewhat warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alligator Reef Light House ©
Alligator Reef Light House
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
nights
Marathon

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then see the vivid underwater world at Sombrero Reef. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography, look for all kinds of wild species at Pigeon Key Foundation, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Marathon vacation builder tool .

You can drive from Islamorada to Marathon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Marathon are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Sombrero Reef ©
Sombrero Reef
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Marco Island

Marco Island ©
Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. On the 3rd (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Marco Island Historical Museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then step off the mainland to explore Cape Romano.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Marco Island online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Marco Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect little chillier evenings in Marco Island when traveling from Marathon in October, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Nature Beaches
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Cape Romano ©
Cape Romano
Marco Island Historical Museum ©
Marco Island Historical Museum
Spas

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