22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
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Boston
— 3 nights
Bus
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Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portsmouth
— 3 nights
Fly
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cape May
— 2 nights
Drive
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Beach Haven, Long Beach Island
— 1 night
Drive
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Boston

— 3 nights

Beantown

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth), Fish'n Tales Adventures (in Newport) and Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, stroll around Rose Kennedy Greenway, work some fitness into your day at Charles River Esplanade, and stroll through Coast Guard Beach.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary builder app.

Manchester, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Boston is minus 5 hours. In August, Boston is somewhat warmer than Manchester - with highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Boston

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Lincoln

— 2 nights
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
On the 5th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at West Rattlesnake Mountain, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then do a tasting at Seven Birches Winery. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Franconia Notch State Park, explore the activities along Profile Lake, and then get a dose of the wild on Bretton Woods Canopy Tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lincoln trip planner.

Take a bus from Boston to Lincoln in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 14°C in Lincoln. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Portsmouth

— 3 nights
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Saint Joseph Cathedral (in Manchester), Wright Museum of WWII (in Wolfeboro) and Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (in Loudon). The adventure continues: learn the secrets of beer at Granite State Growler Tours, hike along Salisbury Rail Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Thomas' Episcopal Church, and see what you can catch with Seacoast New Hampshire Sportfishing.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Portsmouth trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Lincoln to Portsmouth in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Lincoln in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 18°C in Portsmouth. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 4 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge), Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Hagley Museum And Library (in Wilmington). And it doesn't end there: walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, sample some tasty brews at Philly Brew Tours, and hike along Kelly Drive.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Philadelphia travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Portsmouth to Philadelphia in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Portsmouth in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Philadelphia. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Cape May

— 2 nights

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, relax in the rural setting at Jersey Shore Alpacas, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The Well Dressed Olive and then find something for the whole family at Morey's Piers and Beachfront Water Parks.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Cape May road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Cape May takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Beach Haven.

Things to do in Cape May

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Beach Haven, Long Beach Island

— 1 night
Beach Haven is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, that is located on Long Beach Island (LBI) and borders the Atlantic Ocean. On the 16th (Mon), look for gifts at Ron Jon Surf Shop, then kick back and relax at Ship Bottom Beach, and then get outside with Black Pearl Pirate Excursion.

To see photos and other tourist information, read our Beach Haven sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Cape May to Beach Haven in 1.5 hours. In August in Beach Haven, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Beach Haven

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

New York City

— 6 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, stop by Times Square, and walk around The High Line.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip maker site.

You can drive from Beach Haven to New York City in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Beach Haven in August, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

New Hampshire travel guide

4.6
Scenic Drive · Geologic Formations · Ski Areas
The Granite State
One of the country's smallest and least populous states, New Hampshire's wealth of recreational offerings make it a popular vacation destination. Its many pristine natural areas attract skiers, snowmobilers, hikers, and mountaineers from around the world. Named after a county in England, New Hampshire was the first of the North American colonies to establish a government independent of Great Britain's authority. Though New Hampshire's official nickname refers to its extensive granite formations and quarries, the state's license plates carry the motto "Live Free or Die," reflecting the sense of independence prized by the famously terse natives. Find out why America's artists continue to find inspiration in New Hampshire by taking a trip to its quaint villages and sightseeing in the area's old colonial towns.

New Jersey travel guide

3.9
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.