15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive
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North Conway
— 1 night
Drive
4
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive
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Manchester
— 1 night
Fly
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Salem
— 3 nights
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Gettysburg
— 3 nights
Drive to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Fly to Joplin

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island — 3 nights

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Sand Beach and Carriage Roads. Step off the beaten path and head to Photography Tours and Gorham Mountain Trail. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Eagle Lake Acadia National Park, hike along Bubble Rock, take in nature's colorful creations at Turrets Seaside Garden, and stroll around Village Green.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip itinerary maker website.

Joplin to Bar Harbor is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Joplin in July; daily highs in Bar Harbor reach 75°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ogunquit.
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Ogunquit — 1 night

Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann's Episcopal Church.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ogunquit trip maker.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Ogunquit in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Bar Harbor, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ogunquit, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to North Conway.
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North Conway — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): stop by Zeb's General Store, then contemplate the waterfront views at Echo Lake State Park, and then get great views at Cathedral Ledge.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the North Conway journey maker.

You can drive from Ogunquit to North Conway in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in North Conway sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lincoln.
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Lincoln — 2 nights

Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Franconia Notch State Park and then make a splash at Whale's Tale Waterpark. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Clark's Trading Post and then get a dose of the wild on Pemi Valley Moose Tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lincoln travel app.

You can drive from North Conway to Lincoln in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Lincoln are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Manchester.
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Manchester — 1 night

Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bromley Mountain and then admire the sheer force of Lye Brook Falls.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Manchester tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lincoln to Manchester in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can fly to Salem.
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Salem — 3 nights

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Minute Man National Historical Park and Saugus Iron Works will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to The Old North Bridge and Walden Pond State Reservation. When in Salem, make a side trip to see Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House in Concord, approximately Concord away. There's lots more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Chandler Hovey Park, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of The Custom House, and admire the striking features of Phillips House.

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You can fly from Manchester to Salem in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Manchester in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Salem, with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can fly to Gettysburg.
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Gettysburg — 3 nights

Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then contemplate the long history of Dobbin House Tavern. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of David Wills House, then take an in-depth tour of Shriver House Museum, then examine the collection at Civil War Tails At the Homestead Diorama Museum, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Gettysburg trip planner.

Getting from Salem to Gettysburg by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 66°F. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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United States travel guide

4.5
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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White Mountains travel guide

4.6
Scenic Drive · Theme Parks · Geologic Formations
The vast White Mountains cover not only a quarter of New Hampshire, but also a good portion of western Maine. A popular holiday destination for hiking and camping throughout the year, this mountain range includes some of the most rugged terrain in New England. Most of the area is public land, with a number of state parks and a sprawling national forest. The range includes 48 peaks over 1,200 m (4,000 ft) tall, popularly known as the "four-thousand footers." Mount Washington stands out among these, at 1,917 m (6,288 ft), as the highest peak in the northeastern section of the United States. To explore the mountains while on vacation, you can park at the national forest's trailheads, but be sure to purchase a parking permit at any of the area's visitor centers first.
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Green Mountains travel guide

4.4
Gift & Specialty Shops · History Museums · Lookouts