15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  11 h
1
Acadia National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Rockport
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Oak Bluffs
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Nantucket
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
9
Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, then hike along Gorham Mountain Trail, then hike along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Thunder Hole. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Bubble Rock, trek along Great Head Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Acadia National Park trip maker site.

San Francisco to Acadia National Park is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get little chillier in Acadia National Park: highs are around 49°F and lows about 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
On the 13th (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Maine Lighthouse Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, then examine the collection at Owls Head Transportation Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Shirttail Point. On your second day here, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Megunticook Lake.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Camden road trip website.

Getting from Acadia National Park to Camden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Camden, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockland, Owls Head Transportation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Footbridge Beach, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then kick back and relax at Wells Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Back Cove Trail, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rising Tide Brewing Company, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Eastern Promenade, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Casco Bay.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Portland trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Camden to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Portland sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 34°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Rockport.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Wells Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach
Eastern Promenade ©
Eastern Promenade
Boat Tours & Water Sports

1
night
Rockport

Rockport ©
Rockport is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Old First Parish Burying Ground, look for all kinds of wild species at Halibut Point State Park, then kick back and relax at Front Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Good Harbor Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rockport, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Portland to Rockport takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Rockport can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Rockport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Good Harbor Beach
Highlights from your plan
Halibut Point State Park ©
Halibut Point State Park
Good Harbor Beach ©
Good Harbor Beach
Front Beach ©
Front Beach

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then examine the collection at Rosecliff, then contemplate the long history of Rough Point, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sachuest Beach (Second Beach). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Chateau-sur-Mer, contemplate the long history of Trinity Church, and then take in the exciting artwork at Thames Glass.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport online trip builder.

You can drive from Rockport to Newport in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Oak Bluffs.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Sachuest Beach (Second Beach)
Highlights from your plan
Rosecliff ©
Rosecliff
Rough Point ©
Rough Point
Thames Glass ©
Thames Glass

1
night
Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs ©
Oak Bluffs is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 20th (Tue), wander the streets of Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA), enjoy the sea views from Edgartown Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Katama Beach/ South Beach, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Aquinnah Cliffs.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oak Bluffs online vacation planner.

You can drive from Newport to Oak Bluffs in 2.5 hours. In April in Oak Bluffs, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nantucket.

Things to do in Oak Bluffs

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Edgartown, Aquinnah Cliffs
Highlights from your plan
Katama Beach/ South Beach ©
Katama Beach/ South Beach
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse

1
night
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): make a trip to Brant Point Lighthouse, enjoy the sea views from Great Point Light, and then enjoy the sea views from Sankaty Head Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nantucket trip planner.

Drive from Oak Bluffs to Nantucket in 2.5 hours. April in Nantucket sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Provincetown.

Things to do in Nantucket

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Brant Point Lighthouse ©
Brant Point Lighthouse

2
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): hike along Cape Cod Provincelands Trail, stroll through Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Provincetown Town Hall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Herring Cove Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Highland Light, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Beech Forest, Provincetown.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Provincetown road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nantucket to Provincetown takes 3.5 hours. In April in Provincetown, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Boston.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Truro, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Cape Cod Provincelands Trail ©
Cape Cod Provincelands Trail

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Hancock-Clarke House, then explore the galleries of Buckman Tavern, and finally take in the history at Lexington Green.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Boston road trip site.

Ride a ferry from Provincetown to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in April, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Lexington
Highlights from your plan
Hancock-Clarke House ©
Hancock-Clarke House
Buckman Tavern ©
Buckman Tavern
Walking tours

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