21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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New Haven
— 1 day
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Mystic
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 3 nights
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Camden
— 2 nights
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Edgartown
— 2 nights
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Provincetown
— 2 nights
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Nantucket
— 3 nights

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New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. On the 10th (Mon), stroll through Hammonasset Beach State Park.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New Haven travel planner.

New York City to New Haven is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in New Haven when traveling from New York City in September, with lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mystic.

Things to do in New Haven

Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Hammonasset Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park

2
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
On the 11th (Tue), let the kids burn off some steam at Waterford Beach Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium, and then steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Barn Island Wildlife Management Area and then enjoy the sand and surf at Dubois Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mystic day trip app.

You can drive from New Haven to Mystic in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Mystic are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Stonington, Waterford Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Dubois Beach ©
Dubois Beach
Barn Island Wildlife Management Area ©
Barn Island Wildlife Management Area

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park and Casco Bay. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Footbridge Beach and Kennebunk Beach. When in Portland, make a side trip to see Mount Agamenticus in York, approximately York away.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Portland trip planner.

You can drive from Mystic to Portland in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Mystic in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Portland, with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Footbridge Beach, Wolfe's Neck Woods State Park, Mount Agamenticus, Kennebunk Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kennebunk Beach ©
Kennebunk Beach
Casco Bay ©
Casco Bay
Mount Agamenticus ©
Mount Agamenticus

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Camden Hills State Park and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ducktrap River Park, then make a trip to Curtis Island Light, then admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Beech Hill Reserve.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Camden trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Portland to Camden in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September in Camden, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Beech Hill Reserve, Farnsworth Art Museum, Ducktrap River Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Beech Hill Reserve ©
Beech Hill Reserve
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get outdoors at Ocean Path and Jordan Pond Path Trailhead. Family-friendly places like Sand Beach and Park Loop Road will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor itinerary planner.

Getting from Camden to Bar Harbor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bar Harbor can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. You will leave for Washington DC on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Jordan Pond Path Trailhead ©
Jordan Pond Path Trailhead
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Park Loop Road ©
Park Loop Road

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.
Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse and Running Hare Vineyard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts and U.S. National Arboretum. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Appalachian National Scenic Trail in Harpers Ferry--about 1h 15 min away.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC route planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Bar Harbor to Washington DC takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bar Harbor in September; daily highs in Washington DC reach 82°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Edgartown.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Running Hare Vineyard, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse, Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Highlights from your plan
Appalachian National Scenic Trail ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail

2
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Edgartown

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): kick back and relax at Oak Bluffs Town Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Inkwell Beach, and then examine the collection at Cottage Museum. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Ben and Bill's Chocolate Emporium, enjoy the sand and surf at Joseph Sylvia State Beach, and then stroll through Bend in the Road Beach.

For ratings and other tourist information, use the Edgartown day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Edgartown takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in September; daily highs in Edgartown reach 74°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Edgartown

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Oak Bluffs
Highlights from your plan
Cottage Museum ©
Cottage Museum
Oak Bluffs Town Beach ©
Oak Bluffs Town Beach
Inkwell Beach ©
Inkwell Beach

2
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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.
On the 26th (Wed), trek along Cape Cod Provincelands Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and then enjoy the sea views from Nauset Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): kick back and relax at Long Point, enjoy the sand and surf at West Dennis Beach, and then stroll through Mayflower Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Provincetown trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Edgartown to Provincetown in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Dennis, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, Nauset Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod Provincelands Trail ©
Cape Cod Provincelands Trail
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Mayflower Beach ©
Mayflower Beach

3
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Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, engage your brain at Maria Mitchell Association, then contemplate the long history of Greater Light, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nobadeer. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Nantucket Founders Burial Ground, then play a few rounds at Miacomet Golf Club, and then identify plant and animal life at Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nantucket trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Provincetown to Nantucket in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Nantucket can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nantucket

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Nobadeer ©
Nobadeer
Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge ©
Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge
Maria Mitchell Association ©
Maria Mitchell Association

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