16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Bar Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
4
Acadia National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
5
Manhattan
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Nashville

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.
You'll explore and learn at 9/11 Memorial and American Museum of Natural History. Step out of the city life by going to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Speed Boats Tours. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Times Square, stroll through Hudson River Greenway, explore the striking landscape of Hamilton Grange National Memorial, and stroll around Central Park.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip website .

Nashville to New York City is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Nashville to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Nashville, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

3
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 12th (Sat), shop like a local with Newbury Street. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of The Paul Revere House, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, then wander the streets of North End, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Boston reach 64°F and lows reach 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ogunquit
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

3
nights
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get outdoors at Shore Path and Pirate's Cove Miniature Golf. Popular historic sites such as Mount Hope Garden Cemetery and St. Saviour's Church : are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Bar Harbor: Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory (in Prospect), Cole Land Transportation Museum (in Bangor) and Catherine Hill Winery (in Cherryfield). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Bar Harbor takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Boston in October, with highs in Bar Harbor at 59°F and lows at 42°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Historic Sites Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Bangor, Catherine Hill Winery, Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory
Highlights from your plan
Cole Land Transportation Museum ©
Cole Land Transportation Museum
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery

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.
On the 18th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Acadia's Birds, then delve into the lush surroundings at Indian Point Blagden Preserve, and then stroll around Pretty Marsh Picnic Area. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, then stroll through Sand Beach, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Thunder Hole.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Acadia National Park trip planner .

Acadia National Park is very close to Bar Harbor. October in Acadia National Park sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Manhattan.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Mount Desert Island
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Acadia's Birds ©
Acadia's Birds
Indian Point Blagden Preserve ©
Indian Point Blagden Preserve

2
nights
Manhattan

Manhattan ©
Manhattan is a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): examine the collection at Kansas Auto Racing Museum, then examine the collection at Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum, then engage your brain at Flint Hills Discovery Center, and finally see the interesting displays at Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Konza Prairie Research Natural Area and then see the interesting displays at OZ Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Manhattan travel planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Acadia National Park to Manhattan. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Acadia National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Manhattan, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manhattan

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Abilene, Kansas Auto Racing Museum, Konza Prairie Research Natural Area, OZ Museum
Highlights from your plan
Flint Hills Discovery Center ©
Flint Hills Discovery Center
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library and Museum ©
OZ Museum ©
OZ Museum

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