20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Provincetown
— 2 nights
2
Newport
— 3 nights
3
Stowe
— 3 nights
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
5
Rockland
— 2 nights
6
Portland
— 5 nights

2
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stroll through Herring Cove Beach, admire the masterpieces at Provincetown Town Hall, then browse the exhibits of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Light Beach, then kick back and relax at First Encounter Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Transfiguration.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Provincetown vacation planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Provincetown is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, expect nights in Provincetown to be cooler, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Provincetown

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Eastham, Church of the Transfiguration
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Nauset Light Beach ©
Nauset Light Beach
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Spas

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Get in touch with nature at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge and Cliff Walk. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Brenton Point State Park and Chateau-sur-Mer. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Breakers, enjoy the sea views from Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, sample the tasty concoctions at Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co., and take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District.

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You can drive from Provincetown to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Stowe.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge
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Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge ©
Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge
Beavertail Lighthouse and Park ©
Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
Brenton Point State Park ©
Brenton Point State Park

3
nights
Stowe

Stowe ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mount Mansfield State Forest and Moss Glen Falls. Visiting Smugglers Notch State Park and Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stowe Recreation Path, examine the collection at Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum, look for gifts at Laughing Moon Chocolates, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Stowe online travel route builder.

Drive from Newport to Stowe in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 4°C in Stowe. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Moss Glen Falls ©
Moss Glen Falls
Mount Mansfield State Forest ©
Mount Mansfield State Forest
Smugglers Notch State Park ©
Smugglers Notch State Park

4
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get in touch with nature at Kayaking & Canoeing and Great Head Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Schoodic Peninsula and Bar Island Trails. Venture out of the city with trips to Whopaints Gallery (in Winter Harbor) and Perpendicular Trail (in Southwest Harbor). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Eagle Lake Acadia National Park, take an in-depth tour of Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, and take in nature's colorful creations at Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Stowe to Bar Harbor takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rockland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Whopaints Gallery, Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, Great Head Trail, Perpendicular Trail
Highlights from your plan
Great Head Trail ©
Great Head Trail
Schoodic Peninsula ©
Schoodic Peninsula
Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails

2
nights
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. On the 14th (Mon), stop by Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, enjoy the sea views from Rockland Breakwater Light, then pause for some photo ops at Andre the Seal Statue, then don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light, and finally walk around Harbor Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, then explore the galleries of Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rockland online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Rockland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Rockland can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Rockland

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Camden, Andre the Seal Statue, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
Highlights from your plan
Rockland Breakwater Light ©
Rockland Breakwater Light
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum

5
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Maine Maritime Museum and Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge. Get in touch with nature at Ocean Ave and Eastern Promenade. Change things up with a short trip to St. Ann's Episcopal Church in Kennebunkport (about 44 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: cast your line with a fishing tour, sample the tasty concoctions at Shipyard Brewing Company, make a trip to Harbor Fish Market, and enjoy breathtaking views from Portland Observatory.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner.

You can drive from Rockland to Portland in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. October in Portland sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kennebunkport, Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Maine Maritime Museum
Highlights from your plan
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge ©
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
Fishing Charters & Tours
Maine Maritime Museum ©
Maine Maritime Museum

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