16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Acadia National Park
— 2 nights
car:  10​h
4
Sugar Hill
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Arlington
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Middlebury
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Pittsfield
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Seattle

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Boston travel route site .

Seattle to Boston is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Strawbery Banke Museum, get engrossed in the history at USS Albacore Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Boston to Portsmouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Boston in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Portsmouth, with lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Marginal Way Walkway, Nubble Lighthouse
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum

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 29th (Tue): explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead and then look for all kinds of wild species at Acadia's Birds. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Sand Beach, then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, and then stroll through Indian Point Blagden Preserve.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Acadia National Park trip planner.

Drive from Portsmouth to Acadia National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. In September, daily temperatures in Acadia National Park can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Sugar Hill.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Indian Point Blagden Preserve
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Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Acadia's Birds ©
Acadia's Birds
Indian Point Blagden Preserve ©
Indian Point Blagden Preserve

2
nights
Sugar Hill

Sugar Hill ©
Sugar Hill is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sugar Hill tour itinerary builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Acadia National Park to Sugar Hill. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Acadia National Park in October since evenings lows in Sugar Hill dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Arlington.

Things to do in Sugar Hill

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Franconia, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, Chutters
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Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves ©
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Chutters ©
Chutters

1
night
Arlington

Arlington ©
Arlington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): snap pictures at Bridge at the Green, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, and then identify plant and animal life at Equinox Preservation Trust.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Arlington road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Sugar Hill to Arlington takes 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Middlebury.

Things to do in Arlington

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Manchester
Highlights from your plan
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust
Bridge at the Green ©
Bridge at the Green

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night
Middlebury

Middlebury ©
Middlebury is the shire town (county seat) of Addison County, Vermont, United States. On the 4th (Sun), look for gifts at Danforth Pewter, snap pictures at Pulp Mill Covered Bridge, then admire the majestic nature at D.A.R. State Park, then do a tasting at Lincoln Peak Vineyard, and finally explore the world behind art at Mahaney Center for the Arts.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Middlebury online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Arlington to Middlebury takes 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pittsfield.

Things to do in Middlebury

Nightlife Museums Wineries

Side Trip

D.A.R. State Park
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Mahaney Center for the Arts ©
Mahaney Center for the Arts
Danforth Pewter ©
Danforth Pewter
Lincoln Peak Vineyard ©
Lincoln Peak Vineyard

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Pittsfield

Pittsfield ©
Pittsfield is the largest city and the county seat of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Clark Art Institute and New York State Museum. The Mark Twain House & Museum and Herman Melville's Arrowhead will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Pittsfield with a short trip to Yankee Candle Flagship Store in South Deerfield, about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Norman Rockwell Museum and steep yourself in history at Hancock Shaker Village.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Pittsfield trip site .

Traveling by car from Middlebury to Pittsfield takes 3 hours. In October in Pittsfield, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Newport.

Things to do in Pittsfield

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Norman Rockwell Museum, New York State Museum, Yankee Candle Flagship Store, The Mark Twain House & Museum, The Clark Art Institute
Highlights from your plan
Yankee Candle Flagship Store ©
Yankee Candle Flagship Store
The Clark Art Institute ©
The Clark Art Institute
Norman Rockwell Museum ©
Norman Rockwell Museum

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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Head to Thames Glass and Thames Streetfor plenty of shopping. Let the collections at The Breakers and The Glass Station capture your imagination. When in Newport, make a side trip to see Old Silver Beach in Falmouth, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: trek along Cliff Walk, look for all kinds of wild species at Seapowet Marsh and Point Fishing Area, admire the landmark architecture of The Elms, and admire all the interesting features of Ocean Drive Historic District.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Newport using our trip planner.

Getting from Pittsfield to Newport by car takes about 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Newport when traveling from Pittsfield in October, with lows around 50°F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Seapowet Marsh and Point Fishing Area, Old Silver Beach, The Glass Station
Highlights from your plan
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Elms
The Elms

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night
Boston

Boston ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground and then make a trip to Newbury Street.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Boston tour planner.

Getting from Newport to Boston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street
Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church
Granary Burying Ground ©
Granary Burying Ground

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