16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Burlington
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Boston
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
New Haven
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis

3
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Explore Burlington's surroundings by going to Stowe (Stowe Recreation Path & Mount Mansfield State Forest). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Shelburne Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and stroll around Waterfront Park.

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Minneapolis to Burlington is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In October, daily temperatures in Burlington can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Trails Museums

Side Trips

Stowe, Shelburne Museum
Highlights from your plan
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Kancamagus Highway (in North Conway) and Ogunquit (Marginal Way Walkway & Perkins Cove). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Portland Head Light, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, learn about winemaking at Maine Mead Works, and wander the streets of Old Port.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Burlington to Portland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Portland

Scenic Drive Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Portland Head Light, Kancamagus Highway
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway

2
nights
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.
On the 17th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, then steep yourself in history at Granary Burying Ground, and finally stroll around Boston Common. On the next day, see the interesting displays at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, then explore the galleries of The Paul Revere House, and finally browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston day trip planner.

You can drive from Portland to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Boston when traveling from Portland in October, with lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the train to New Haven.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

1
night
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. On the 19th (Mon), get lost in a book at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, then deepen your understanding at Yale University, then snap pictures at Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge, and finally walk around East Rock Park.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our New Haven online visit planner .

Traveling by train from Boston to New Haven takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. October in New Haven sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in New Haven

Parks
Highlights from your plan
East Rock Park ©
East Rock Park
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library ©
Yale University ©
Yale University

6
nights
New York City

New York City ©
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New York City route planner.

Traveling by car from New Haven to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New Haven in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 57°F. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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