30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Denver
Fly + Bus:  7 h
1
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Hampton
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Boston
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
4
Providence
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Manchester
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Hartford
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
New York City
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
10
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Ocean City
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
12
Baltimore
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
13
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Subway + Fly:  6 h
End: Denver

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Thu), explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, see the interesting displays at 5th Maine Museum, then see the interesting displays at Umbrella Cover Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Eastern Cemetery, and finally do a tasting at Maine Mead Works.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland day trip planning site.

Denver to Portland is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Denver in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 53°F by day to 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hampton.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine ©
Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine
5th Maine Museum ©
5th Maine Museum
Umbrella Cover Museum ©
Umbrella Cover Museum

1
night
Hampton

Hampton ©
Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Hampton Beach State Park, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Blue Ocean Discovery Center, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Explore the Ocean World Oceanarium, and finally steep yourself in history at Tuck Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Hampton trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Portland to Hampton takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in April, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Hampton

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Explore the Ocean World Oceanarium ©
Explore the Ocean World Oceanarium
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Tuck Museum ©
Tuck Museum

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old State House and HarborWalk. Your inner history buff will appreciate Adams National Historical Park and Castle Island. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, appreciate the history behind The Mapparium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arlington Street Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Boston trip planner.

You can drive from Hampton to Boston in an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Providence.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Adams National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church
Old State House ©
Old State House
Adams National Historical Park ©
Adams National Historical Park

2
nights
Providence

Providence ©
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of First Baptist Church in America, then admire the landmark architecture of Providence Athenaeum, then explore the engaging exhibits at Providence Children's Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Lippitt House Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Benefit Street, contemplate the long history of The Stephen Hopkins House, then get engrossed in the history at John Brown House Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Providence Performing Arts Center.

Before you visit Providence, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Boston to Providence by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in Providence

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
First Baptist Church in America ©
First Baptist Church in America
Lippitt House Museum ©
Lippitt House Museum
John Brown House Museum ©
John Brown House Museum

1
night
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Equinox Preservation Trust, then see the interesting displays at The American Museum of Fly Fishing, then experience rural life at North Meadow Farm, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Lye Brook Falls. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Museum of Creative Process and then tee off at The Golf Club at Equinox.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Manchester travel planner.

Drive from Providence to Manchester in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Providence in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Manchester, with lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Equinox Preservation Trust ©
Equinox Preservation Trust
The American Museum of Fly Fishing ©
The American Museum of Fly Fishing
Museum of Creative Process ©
Museum of Creative Process

2
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): sample the fine beverages at Nine Pin Cider Works.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Albany road trip website.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Albany takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum
Schuyler Mansion ©
Schuyler Mansion
Albany Institute of History & Art ©
Albany Institute of History & Art

2
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, then contemplate the long history of Butler-McCook Homestead, then stroll the grounds of Ancient Burying Ground, and finally make a trip to Bushnell Plaza Sculpture Garden. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St Joseph, take an in-depth tour of Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, then take in the exciting artwork at Real Art Ways, and finally stroll around Bushnell Park.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hartford attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Albany to Hartford takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hartford are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Hartford

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ancient Burying Ground ©
Ancient Burying Ground
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center ©
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art ©
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours and Speed Boats Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Ground Zero Museum Workshop and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Long Beach (in Long Beach) and Jones Beach State Park (in Wantagh). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, make a trip to Ellis Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

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

Drive from Hartford to New York City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Hartford in April, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Long Beach, Jones Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): engage your brain at Penn Museum, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the American Revolution, and finally view the masterpieces at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of American Jewish History, steep yourself in history at Christ Church, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, then wander the streets of Independence Mall, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia holiday maker.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Wilmington.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
National Museum of American Jewish History ©
National Museum of American Jewish History

1
night
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Delaware Museum of Natural History, then take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, then explore the world behind art at The Delaware Contemporary, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Russell W. Peterson Wildlife Refuge.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Wilmington trip itinerary website.

Wilmington is just a short distance from Philadelphia. In April, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 43°F. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ocean City.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Delaware Museum of Natural History, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Highlights from your plan
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Delaware Museum of Natural History ©
Delaware Museum of Natural History
The Delaware Contemporary ©
The Delaware Contemporary

1
night
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
On the 22nd (Wed), have some family-friendly fun at Ocean City Screams Haunted House, shop like a local with Flashback Old Time Photos, then examine the collection at Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Marty's Playland.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ocean City trip planner.

You can drive from Wilmington to Ocean City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in April, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Ocean City

Fun & Games Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ocean City Screams Haunted House ©
Ocean City Screams Haunted House
Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum ©
Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum
Flashback Old Time Photos ©
Flashback Old Time Photos

1
night
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 23rd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum, examine the collection at Jewish Museum of Maryland, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baltimore Basilica. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at USS Torsk, explore the galleries of Star-Spangled Banner Flag House, then examine the collection at Reginald F. Lewis Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Alphonsus Church.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Baltimore trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Ocean City to Baltimore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Ocean City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Baltimore, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jewish Museum of Maryland ©
Jewish Museum of Maryland
Star-Spangled Banner Flag House ©
Star-Spangled Banner Flag House
USS Torsk ©
USS Torsk

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nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Take a break from the city and head to Great Falls Park and U.S. National Arboretum. Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Fredericksburg (Mary Washington House, Chatham Manor, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at Smithsonian American Art Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Baltimore to Washington DC in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Great Falls Park
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Great Falls Park ©
Great Falls Park
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

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