26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Christchurch
Fly:  25​h
1
Boston
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
South Berwick
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Rochester
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 12 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Christchurch

1
day
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.
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Christchurch, New Zealand to Boston is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Christchurch to Boston due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Christchurch in December: high temperatures in Boston hover around 7°C and lows are around 0°C. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel to South Berwick.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Outdoors Tours

4
nights
South Berwick

South Berwick ©
South Berwick is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from South Berwick: Candy Shores (in Old Orchard Beach), Portland Museum of Art (in Portland) and Portland Head Light (in Cape Elizabeth). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, don't miss a visit to Market Square, admire the natural beauty at Sarah Orne Jewett House, and admire all the interesting features of Kancamagus Highway.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the South Berwick trip planner.

You can drive from Boston to South Berwick in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Boston in December, with highs in South Berwick at 3°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Rochester.

Things to do in South Berwick

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Boothbay, Nubble Lighthouse, Portland Museum of Art, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

6
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Venture out of the city with trips to Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex (in Buffalo), Patriots and Heroes Park (in Williamsville) and Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls, Cave of the Winds, & more). There's much more to do: explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, take an in-depth tour of George Eastman Museum, learn about winemaking at Casa Larga Vineyards, and make a splash at Seabreeze Amusement Park.

Plan my day in Rochester using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from South Berwick to Rochester. In December, daytime highs in Rochester are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Patriots and Heroes Park, Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

12
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Times Square, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City vacation maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rochester to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rochester in January; daily highs in New York City reach 5°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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