25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  4​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Baltimore
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Rehoboth Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Cape May
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
New Haven
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Stowe
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
End: Buffalo

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Times Square and Ellis Island. The adventure continues: make a trip to 9/11 Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New York City. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Valley Forge National Historical Park and Independence Hall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Philadelphia Museum of Art and Barnes Foundation. Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square), Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford) and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, hike along Kelly Drive, and stroll the grounds of Christ Church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip builder app .

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brandywine River Museum of Art, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Longwood Gardens, Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Brandywine River Museum of Art ©
Brandywine River Museum of Art

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, take in the history at Fort McHenry National Monument, and then kick back and relax at Betterton Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, then explore and take pictures at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, and then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Naval Academy.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Baltimore holiday app .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Baltimore, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 74°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rehoboth Beach.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Betterton Beach, U.S. Naval Academy, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens ©
U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy

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Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): kick back and relax at Dewey Beach, get your game on at Escape Rehoboth, and then admire the majestic nature at Cape Henlopen State Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rehoboth Beach trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Baltimore to Rehoboth Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Henlopen State Park, Dewey Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Dewey Beach ©
Dewey Beach

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Cape May

Cape May ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): kick back and relax at North Wildwood Beach, then kick back and relax at Stone Harbor Point, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape May City Beaches. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Air Mobility Command Museum and then kick back and relax at Ventnor City Beach.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cape May holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Rehoboth Beach to Cape May takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to New Haven.

Things to do in Cape May

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

North Wildwood Beach, Air Mobility Command Museum, Ventnor City Beach, Stone Harbor Point
Highlights from your plan
North Wildwood Beach ©
North Wildwood Beach
Air Mobility Command Museum ©
Air Mobility Command Museum
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches

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New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the world behind art at New Britain Museum of American Art, explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery, and then do a tasting at Rosabianca Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sasko Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our New Haven trip planner .

You can drive from Cape May to New Haven in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in New Haven

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach, Rosabianca Vineyards, New Britain Museum of American Art, Sasko Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sasko Beach ©
Sasko Beach
New Britain Museum of American Art ©
New Britain Museum of American Art
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Escape the urban bustle at Shining Sea Bikeway and Craigville Beach. Heritage Museums & Gardens and Sandwich Glass Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: Falmouth (Highfield Hall & Gardens, Old Silver Beach, & more), Nobska Point Lighthouse (in Woods Hole) and Plymouth Rock (in Plymouth). There's more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Beavertail Lighthouse and Park.

Plan trip to Newport with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from New Haven to Newport takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Newport sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Falmouth, Sandwich, Plymouth Rock, Craigville Beach, Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
Highlights from your plan
Craigville Beach ©
Craigville Beach
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

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Boston

Boston ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, and finally pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of The Paul Revere House, then take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston road trip tool .

Drive from Newport to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Boston sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mount Auburn Cemetery, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 20th (Sat), examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, and then trek along Gorham Mountain Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Acadia National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip itinerary website .

Getting from Boston to Bar Harbor by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Boston in July: high temperatures in Bar Harbor hover around 75°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Gorham Mountain Trail, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Gorham Mountain Trail ©
Gorham Mountain Trail

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Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at West Rattlesnake Mountain and then admire the majestic nature at Franconia Notch State Park. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at White Mountain National Forest and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lincoln day trip planner.

You can drive from Bar Harbor to Lincoln in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Lincoln can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Stowe.

Things to do in Lincoln

Nature Parks Adventure

Side Trips

West Rattlesnake Mountain, Franconia Notch State Park, White Mountain National Forest
Highlights from your plan
West Rattlesnake Mountain ©
West Rattlesnake Mountain
White Mountain National Forest ©
White Mountain National Forest
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Smugglers Notch State Park, trek along Stowe Recreation Path, and then admire the sheer force of Moss Glen Falls.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Stowe trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Lincoln to Stowe takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Stowe sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Smugglers Notch State Park ©
Smugglers Notch State Park
Moss Glen Falls ©
Moss Glen Falls

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