20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  16​h
1
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Stowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Rockland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Portland
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  15​h
End: Tel Aviv

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, then ponder the world of politics at Provincetown Town Hall, then appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, then kick back and relax at Nauset Light Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at First Encounter Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Transfiguration.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Provincetown trip maker tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Provincetown is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Provincetown. When traveling from Tel Aviv in October, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Provincetown: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Provincetown

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Eastham, Church of the Transfiguration
Highlights from your plan
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Nauset Light Beach ©
Nauset Light Beach
Spas

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Visiting Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge and Beavertail Lighthouse and Park will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Brenton Point State Park and Castle Hill Lighthouse. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, examine the collection at The Breakers, steep yourself in history at Chateau-sur-Mer, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport trip planner .

You can drive from Provincetown to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In October, daytime highs in Newport are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge, Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
Highlights from your plan
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 Trapp Family Lodge Outdoor Center. Get in touch with nature at Moss Glen Falls and Smugglers Notch State Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Stowe Recreation Path, see the interesting displays at Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at The Alchemist, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Stowe online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Stowe takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Stowe when traveling from Newport in October, with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Stowe

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

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 Bar Island Trails. Explore hidden gems such as Schoodic Peninsula and Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bar Harbor: Perpendicular Trail (in Southwest Harbor) and Whopaints Gallery (in Winter Harbor). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Head Trail, visit a coastal fixture at Egg Rock Light, look for gifts at A LITTLE MAD, and sample the tasty concoctions at Atlantic Brewing Company.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Stowe to Bar Harbor takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rockland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Asticou Terraces / Thuya Garden, Whopaints Gallery, Perpendicular Trail, Great Head Trail, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): stop by Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, enjoy the sea views from Rockland Breakwater Light, then appreciate the history behind Andre the Seal Statue, then make a trip to Curtis Island Light, and finally stroll around Harbor Park. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Farnsworth Art Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rockland day trip website .

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Rockland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows 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, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, Andre the Seal Statue
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 Fishing Charters & Tours. Get outdoors at Ocean Ave and Eastern Promenade. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge (in Wells) and St. Ann's Episcopal Church (in Kennebunkport). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Portland Observatory, do a tasting at Maine Mead Works, look for gifts at Edgecomb Potters, and examine the collection at Umbrella Cover Museum.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Portland travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Rockland to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Portland are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. 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, Maine Maritime Museum, Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge ©
Fishing Charters & Tours
Eastern Promenade ©
Eastern Promenade

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