16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charleston
Drive:  45​min
1
Summerville
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Burlington
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Ogunquit
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Newport
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Charleston

1
night
Summerville

Summerville ©
Summerville is a town in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim and then cast your line with a fishing tour. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at The Center for Birds of Prey, explore the galleries of The Charleston Museum, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Summerville trip itinerary planner.

Charleston to Summerville is an approximately 1-hour car ride. August in Summerville sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Summerville

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Charleston, The Center for Birds of Prey
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Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim ©
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim
Fishing Charters & Tours
The Charleston Museum ©
The Charleston Museum

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Niagara Jet Adventures and Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Fort Niagara and Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Niagara Falls: Buffalo (Forest Lawn & Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, and take in panoramic vistas at Buffalo City Hall.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Summerville to Niagara Falls. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Summerville in August; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 80°F and lows reach 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Burlington.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Buffalo, Youngstown
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Forest Lawn ©
Forest Lawn
Old Fort Niagara ©
Old Fort Niagara

1
night
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, then look for gifts at Lake Champlain Chocolates, then trek along Burlington Bike Path, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Church Street Marketplace.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Burlington online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Burlington takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Burlington

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Shelburne Museum
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Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Lake Champlain Chocolates ©
Lake Champlain Chocolates

2
nights
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
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 27th (Thu): stop by When Pigs Fly Company Store, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park, take an in-depth tour of USS Albacore Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ogunquit trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Burlington to Ogunquit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Burlington in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Ogunquit, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Portsmouth, Hampton Beach State Park, When Pigs Fly Company Store, Nubble Lighthouse
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USS Albacore Museum ©
USS Albacore Museum
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse

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.
Let the collections at Pilgrim Hall Museum and Jenney Museum capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House and The House of the Seven Gables. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery (in Salem) and Plymouth (Richard Sparrow House & National Monument to the Forefathers). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old North Church & Historic Site, wander the streets of Waterfront, pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial, and enjoy the sand and surf at Constitution Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Boston online tour planner .

Drive from Ogunquit to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ogunquit in August, Boston is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Plymouth, Salem, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
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Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery ©
Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery
Jenney Museum ©
Jenney Museum
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Touro Synagogue and International Tennis Hall of Fame. Escape the urban bustle at Sachuest Beach (Second Beach) and Ocean Drive Historic District. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: RISD Museum (in Providence) and Fall River (Battleship Cove & Lizzie Borden House). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Fort Adams State Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Green Animals Topiary Gardens, contemplate the long history of Rough Point, and go for a stroll along the water at Newport Shipyard & Marina.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Newport trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Boston to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Newport sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Fall River, Sachuest Beach (Second Beach), RISD Museum, Green Animals Topiary Gardens
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Green Animals Topiary Gardens ©
Green Animals Topiary Gardens
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House
Battleship Cove ©
Battleship Cove

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 4th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture, take a stroll through Old Town, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian American Art Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery, then take a stroll through Capitol Hill, and finally don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Washington DC road trip planning app .

Getting from Newport to Washington DC by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Newport in September; daily highs in Washington DC reach 82°F and lows reach 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, Old Town
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