18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Stowe
— 4 nights
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Burlington
— 2 nights
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Ticonderoga
— 2 nights
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Salem
— 1 night
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Boston
— 3 nights
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Providence
— 3 nights
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New Haven
— 2 nights
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Stowe — 4 nights

The Ski Capital of the East

Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
Get in touch with nature at Bingham Falls and Sterling Falls Gorge. You'll explore and learn at Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum and Little River HotGlass Studio. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Tea at the Governor's House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Stowe Pinnacle, delve into the lush surroundings at Cady Hill Forest, and immerse yourself in nature at Elmore State Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Stowe road trip planning app.

Columbia to Stowe is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Columbia in October; daily highs in Stowe reach 60°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Burlington.
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Burlington — 2 nights

Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Vermont and the seat of Chittenden County. You've now added Lake Champlain to your itinerary. On the 21st (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Champlain, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Four Quarters Brewing, then hike along Burlington Bike Path, and finally walk around Waterfront Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): sample the tasty concoctions at Magic Hat Brewing Company, contemplate the long history of Shelburne Farms, and then stop by Lake Champlain Chocolates.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Burlington trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stowe to Burlington takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Burlington are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Ticonderoga.
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Ticonderoga — 2 nights

Ticonderoga is a town in Essex County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Hague Town Beach Park, then get your bearings at The Hancock House, and then admire the sheer force of The Falls of Carillon. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Champlain Memorial Lighthouse, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snake Mountain Trail, and then admire the masterpieces at Vermont Folklife Center.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ticonderoga trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Burlington to Ticonderoga takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Ticonderoga are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Salem.
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Salem — 1 night

Witch City

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Proctor's Ledge Memorial, then walk around Salem Common, then admire the striking features of Narbonne House, and finally stop by Wynott's Wands.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Salem holiday maker website.

You can drive from Ticonderoga to Salem in 4.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Salem can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Boston.
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Boston — 3 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year.
Buckman Tavern and Minute Man Visitor Center will appeal to history buffs. John F. Kennedy National Historic Site and Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old South Church in Boston, see the interesting displays at Armenian Museum of America, get advice or help at Lexington Visitors Center, and get engrossed in the history at Bunker Hill Museum.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston itinerary maker app.

Drive from Salem to Boston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in October, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Providence.
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Providence — 3 nights

The Renaissance City

Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Swan Point Cemetery. You'll explore and learn at Maritime Museum and Lafayette Durfee House. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Maplecroft, contemplate the long history of Historic Jacob Hill Farm, make a trip to Crescent Park Looff Carousel, and take in the spiritual surroundings of First Baptist Church in America.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Providence tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Boston to Providence takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Providence are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to New Haven.
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New Haven — 2 nights

New Haven, in the U.S. state of Connecticut, is the principal municipality in Greater New Haven, which had a total population of 862,477 in 2010. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church, see the interesting displays at Yale Collection of Musical Instruments, and then play a few rounds at Great River Golf Club. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Center Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Episcopal Church on the Green, and then look for gifts at Tickled Pink.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New Haven vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Providence to New Haven in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in New Haven are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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United States travel guide

4.6
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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Massachusetts travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Nightlife · Art Museums
The Bay State
Known as the "Bay State" because of the three bays dominating its coastline, Massachusetts has played a significant cultural and commercial role through most of the country's history. An increasingly popular vacation destination for foreign travelers, Massachusetts offers numerous places to visit, ranging from historical sites to modern urban centers famous for their culinary, art, and nightlife scenes. With the majority of its population living in and around the city of Boston, in the 20th century Massachusetts went from a state largely dependent on fishing and agriculture to the country's leader in higher education, healthcare, high technology, and financial services. Home to renowned universities and research centers, the state's cities attract a young crowd of students, scientists, artists, and business professionals.
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Rhode Island travel guide

4.7
Specialty Museums · Historic Walking Areas · Beaches
The Ocean State
Despite being the country's smallest state, Rhode Island includes over 640 km (400 mi) of coastline, courtesy of Narragansett Bay and more than 30 islands. Most of the state is part of the U.S. mainland, despite its somewhat misleading name. Though it takes only about 40 minutes to drive across this tiny state, Rhode Island includes more white sandy beaches than most visitors can hope to explore on a single trip. The state's one big city and surrounding small towns brim with places to visit, such as museums, galleries, restaurants, bars, and historical neighborhoods packed with colonial-era buildings. Although the state may seem small, your holiday itinerary is sure to be chock-full.
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Connecticut travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Aquariums · Theaters
The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.
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