22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Austin
— 4 nights
2
Camden
— 2 nights
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
4
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
5
Portland
— 2 nights
6
Des Moines
— 3 nights
7
Seattle
— 5 nights

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Venture out of the city with trips to San Antonio (The San Antonio River Walk, The Alamo, &more), Barn Pottery (in New Braunfels) and Lake Travis Zipline Adventures (in Volente). Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, stroll through Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, and admire the masterpieces at Elisabet Ney Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Austin trip planner.

Seattle to Austin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Austin is 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in September, you will find days in Austin are warmer (°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Camden.

Things to do in Austin

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

San Antonio, Escapology, Barn Pottery, Lake Travis Zipline Adventures
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
On the 8th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie, thendo a tasting at Cellardoor Winery, thenidentify plant and animal life at Beech Hill Reserve, and finally make a trip to Curtis Island Light. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Morning In Maine Boat Tour, thensee the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Owl's Head State Park, and finally look for gifts at French & Brawn Market Place.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Camden fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Austin to Camden takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Austin in September, expect Camden to be cooler, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cellardoor Winery, Beech Hill Reserve, Morning In Maine Boat Tour, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Owl's Head State Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Cellardoor Winery ©
Cellardoor Winery

3
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Winter Harbor (Schoodic Point & Whopaints Gallery). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, get engrossed in the history at Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Turrets Seaside Garden, and take in the dramatic natural features at Schoodic Peninsula.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip maker.

Traveling by car from Camden to Bar Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, Maine State Sea Kayak, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Frenchman Bay ©
Frenchman Bay
Schoodic Point ©
Schoodic Point

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, thenhead off the coast to Cabbage Island, and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Wilson Memorial Chapel. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust, thentake a tour by water with Hardy Boat Cruise, and then visit a coastal fixture at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Boothbay Harbor trip builder.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Boothbay Harbor in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Boothbay Harbor are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, The Wilson Memorial Chapel, Hardy Boat Cruise
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): learn insider's secrets on The Maine Brew Bus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, thenget to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Portland driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Portland in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Portland are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Portland

Breweries & Distilleries Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marginal Way Walkway, Portland Head Light, Boat Tours & Water Sports
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
The Maine Brew Bus ©
The Maine Brew Bus
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

3
nights
Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of Iowa (in Madrid), Brenton Arboretum (in Dallas Center) and Guthrie County Historical Village (in Panora). And it doesn't end there: grab your bike and head to High Trestle Trail, get some jogging in at Clive Greenbelt Trail, test your team's savvy at Breakout, and stroll through Saylorville Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Des Moines road trip website.

Fly from Portland to Des Moines in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland to Des Moines, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Portland in September; daily highs in Des Moines reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Des Moines

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

High Trestle Trail, Breakout, Hindu Temple and Cultural Center of Iowa, 515 Brewing Company, Brenton Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Brenton Arboretum ©
Brenton Arboretum
Capitol Building ©
Capitol Building
Food Tours

5
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Dedicate the 23rd (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get engrossed in the history at Museum of History & Industry, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Des Moines to Seattle takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Des Moines to Seattle due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Des Moines, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Tours Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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