23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: East Hampton
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Hammondsport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ithaca
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Bennington
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Stowe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Franconia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
North Conway
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Portsmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: New London

2
nights
Hammondsport

Hammondsport ©
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Glenn H. Curtiss Museum and Grimes Glen. Change things up with these side-trips from Hammondsport: Corning Museum of Glass (in Corning), Watkins Glen State Park (in Watkins Glen) and Letchworth State Park (in Castile). It doesn't end there: do a tasting at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hammondsport trip itinerary website .

East Hampton to Hammondsport is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from East Hampton in October, plan for little chillier nights in Hammondsport, with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ithaca.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hunt Country Vineyards, Letchworth State Park, Watkins Glen State Park, Grimes Glen, Corning Museum of Glass
Highlights from your plan
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery ©
Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery

4
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Finger Lakes Distilling. Venture out of the city with trips to Shequaga Falls (in Montour Falls), Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. (in Burdett) and Sheldrake Point Cayuga Lake Winery (in Ovid). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Cornell University, admire the masterpieces at Johnson Museum of Art, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Stewart Park, and admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Ithaca trip planner .

Drive from Hammondsport to Ithaca in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bennington.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Burdett, Shequaga Falls, Sheldrake Point Cayuga Lake Winery, Lively Run Dairy, Taughannock Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Wine Tours & Tastings
Cornell University ©
Cornell University

2
nights
Bennington

Bennington ©
Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): stop by Fiddlehead at Four Corners, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Old First Church, then explore the world behind art at The Clark Art Institute, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Greylock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Lye Brook Falls and then take in the awesome beauty at Equinox Mountain.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bennington trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ithaca to Bennington takes 4 hours. October in Bennington sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Stowe.

Things to do in Bennington

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Equinox Mountain, The Clark Art Institute, Mount Greylock, Lye Brook Falls
Highlights from your plan
Mount Greylock ©
Mount Greylock
The Old First Church ©
The Old First Church
Equinox Mountain ©
Equinox Mountain

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.
On the 27th (Sun), hike along Stowe Recreation Path and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Laughing Moon Chocolates, contemplate the long history of Ethan Allen Homestead, then trek along Burlington Bike Path, and finally see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Stowe trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bennington to Stowe takes 3 hours. October in Stowe sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Franconia.

Things to do in Stowe

Trails Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Burlington, Shelburne Museum
Highlights from your plan
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Beer Tastings & Tours
Laughing Moon Chocolates ©
Laughing Moon Chocolates

2
nights
Franconia

Franconia ©
Franconia is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Franconia Notch State Park and Riverwalk Covered Bridge. When in Franconia, make a side trip to see Crawford Notch State Park in Hart's Location, approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Flume Gorge, stroll through Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery, learn about winemaking at Seven Birches Winery, and admire the striking features of The Dog Chapel.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Franconia route planner.

You can drive from Stowe to Franconia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Franconia are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Franconia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint Johnsbury, Lincoln, Riverwalk Covered Bridge, Crawford Notch State Park
Highlights from your plan
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park
Crawford Notch State Park ©
Crawford Notch State Park

3
nights
North Conway

North Conway ©
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glen Ellis Falls and White Mountain National Forest. Get out of town with these interesting North Conway side-trips: Bethel (Grafton Notch State Park & Sunday River Covered Bridge) and Mt Washington Auto Rd (in Gorham). It doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Kancamagus Highway and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our North Conway online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Franconia to North Conway takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Franconia in October, North Conway is a bit warmer at night with lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in North Conway

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

New Hampshire, Bethel, Mount Washington Auto Road, Glen Ellis Falls
Highlights from your plan
Glen Ellis Falls ©
Glen Ellis Falls
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
White Mountain National Forest ©
White Mountain National Forest

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 4th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Precipice Trail, then step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Atlantic Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Acadia National Park.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip planner .

You can drive from North Conway to Bar Harbor in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in November, and nighttime lows around 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Precipice Trail
Highlights from your plan
Precipice Trail ©
Precipice Trail
Atlantic Brewing Company ©
Atlantic Brewing Company

3
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Fishermen's Memorial Monument and The Salt Cellar. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsmouth: Salem (Peabody Essex Museum, The House of the Seven Gables, & more). It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Strawbery Banke Museum and admire the majestic nature at Odiorne Point State Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Portsmouth using our trip planner.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Portsmouth in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In November in Portsmouth, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Salem, Fishermen's Memorial Monument, Odiorne Point State Park, Hampton Airfield
Highlights from your plan
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Fishermen's Memorial Monument ©
Fishermen's Memorial Monument
Salem Witch Museum ©
Salem Witch Museum

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