16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Hartford
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Portland
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Boothbay Harbor
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Manchester

4
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, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, and walk around The High Line.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planning website .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to New York City. Traveling from Manchester in September, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hartford.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

2
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. On the 23rd (Mon), get a sense of history and politics at Connecticut State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at The Mark Twain House & Museum, then don't miss a visit to Bushnell Plaza Sculpture Garden, and finally get lost in a book at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Six Flags New England and then explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Hartford online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from New York City to Hartford in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in September, plan for little chillier nights in Hartford, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

New Haven, Six Flags New England
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The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, traverse land and water with a duck tour, then stroll around Boston Common, and finally take a stroll through North End. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Hartford to Boston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Boston, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Boston

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Duck Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Boston Common ©
Boston Common

1
day
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 27th (Fri), take advantage of the amenities at Old Orchard Beach, then sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, and finally admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Portland online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Boston to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in September, Portland is a bit cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Old Orchard Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art

3
nights
Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

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.
On the 28th (Sat), explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, delve into the lush surroundings at Indian Point Blagden Preserve, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Sand Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Thunder Hole, and then admire all the interesting features of Park Loop Road.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Acadia National Park attractions planner.

Drive from Portland to Acadia National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. September in Acadia National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Indian Point Blagden Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road
Jordan Pond Path Trailhead ©
Jordan Pond Path Trailhead

1
night
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. On the 30th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust, then head off the coast to Cabbage Island, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Maine State Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Damariscove Island and then admire the natural beauty at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Boothbay Harbor trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Acadia National Park to Boothbay Harbor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Boothbay Harbor, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Damariscove Island ©
Damariscove Island

1
night
Boston

Boston ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Boston online travel route planner .

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Boston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Boothbay Harbor in October, Boston is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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