32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Baltimore
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Providence
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Tilton
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Hyannis
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Salem
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
11
Rockport
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
12
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Bar Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
14
York
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New York City

4
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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 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library capture your imagination. Take a break from the city and head to Fire Island National Seashore and Bushkill Falls. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Quogue Wildlife Refuge (in Quogue), Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge (in Shirley) and Woodside Orchards (in Aquebogue). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and experience rural life at Donaldson Farms.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planning app .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In November in New York City, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Quogue Wildlife Refuge, Woodside Orchards, Donaldson Farms, Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, Bushkill Falls
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get your bearings at Masonic Temple, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then admire all the interesting features of Independence National Historical Park, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Philadelphia online driving holiday planner .

Take a bus from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the architecture and history at Fort McHenry National Monument, then hike along Quiet Waters Park, and then admire the masterpieces at The Walters Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Baltimore Museum of Industry, kick back and relax at Rocky Point Beach and Park, and then examine the collection at Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Baltimore day trip planning app .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Baltimore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Quiet Waters Park, Rocky Point Beach and Park
Highlights from your plan
Quiet Waters Park ©
Quiet Waters Park
Fort McHenry National Monument ©
Fort McHenry National Monument
The Walters Art Museum ©
The Walters Art Museum

3
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.
On the 8th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel route site .

Traveling by train from Baltimore to Washington DC takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Washington DC sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Jones Beach State Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, and then get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along The Pond, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then choose your vessel at Narwhal Yacht Charters.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online holiday planner .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Providence.

Things to do in New York City

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Jones Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Narwhal Yacht Charters ©
Narwhal Yacht Charters
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
Jones Beach State Park ©
Jones Beach State Park

2
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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.
On the 12th (Wed), contemplate the long history of The Stephen Hopkins House, then stroll through Swan Point Cemetery, and then contemplate the long history of Crescent Park Looff Carousel. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Newport Car Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Oak Grove Cemetery, and then take an in-depth tour of Lizzie Borden House.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Providence trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from New York City to Providence in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Providence, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tilton.

Things to do in Providence

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Fall River, Newport Car Museum, Crescent Park Looff Carousel
Highlights from your plan
Swan Point Cemetery ©
Swan Point Cemetery
Crescent Park Looff Carousel ©
Crescent Park Looff Carousel
Newport Car Museum ©
Newport Car Museum

1
day
Tilton

Tilton ©
Tilton is a town on the Winnipesaukee River in Belknap County, New Hampshire, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Canterbury Shaker Village, then learn about winemaking at Black Bear Vineyard, and then fly down the slopes at Tuckerman's Ravine.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tilton day trip planning website .

You can drive from Providence to Tilton in 2.5 hours. In December, Tilton is a bit cooler than Providence - with highs of 1°C and lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Tilton

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Black Bear Vineyard, Tuckerman's Ravine, Canterbury Shaker Village
Highlights from your plan
Black Bear Vineyard ©
Black Bear Vineyard
Canterbury Shaker Village ©
Canterbury Shaker Village

2
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Provincetown Town Hall, then admire all the interesting features of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, then take an in-depth tour of Salt Pond Visitor Center, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Nauset Lighthouse. On your second day here, hike along Cape Cod Provincelands Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nauset Light Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Highland Light.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Provincetown itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Tilton to Provincetown in 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tilton in December, with highs in Provincetown at 7°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hyannis.

Things to do in Provincetown

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eastham, Highland Light, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Nauset Lighthouse ©
Nauset Lighthouse
Highland Light ©
Highland Light
Salt Pond Visitor Center ©
Salt Pond Visitor Center

3
nights
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): stroll through Kalmus Beach and then get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mayflower Beach, learn more about the world around you at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at Whydah Pirate Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at West Dennis Beach.

Make your Hyannis itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Hyannis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Hyannis sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Salem.

Things to do in Hyannis

#Museums, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Whydah Pirate Museum, Edward Gorey House, West Dennis Beach, Plimoth Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Mayflower Beach ©
Mayflower Beach

3
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Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
On the 19th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at The House of the Seven Gables, then kick back and relax at Singing Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Phillips House, and finally stroll the grounds of Old Burying Point Cemetery.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Salem trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Hyannis to Salem by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rockport.

Things to do in Salem

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Walden Pond State Reservation, Buckman Tavern, Singing Beach
Highlights from your plan
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Walden Pond State Reservation ©
Walden Pond State Reservation
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum

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nights
Rockport

Rockport ©
Rockport is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Twin Lights on Thatcher's Island, see the interesting displays at Maritime Gloucester, then contemplate the long history of Hammond Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Cogswell's Grant. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plum Island.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rockport trip planner.

Rockport is just a stone's throw from Salem. In December, daily temperatures in Rockport can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Camden.

Things to do in Rockport

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Gloucester, Plum Island, Cogswell's Grant
Highlights from your plan
Hammond Castle ©
Hammond Castle
Cogswell's Grant ©
Cogswell's Grant
Rockport Art Association & Museum ©
Rockport Art Association & Museum

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Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Maine Lighthouse Museum, do a tasting at Breakwater Vineyards, then enjoy the sea views from Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Cellardoor Winery.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Camden trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Rockport to Camden takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and car. In December, Camden is slightly colder than Rockport - with highs of 3°C and lows of -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

#Museums, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Reid State Park, Maine Lighthouse Museum, Cellardoor Winery, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, Breakwater Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Maine Lighthouse Museum ©
Maine Lighthouse Museum
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum ©
Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
Maine State Museum ©
Maine State Museum

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Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 27th (Thu), hike along Great Head Trail, then trek along Precipice Trail, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Eagle Lake Acadia National Park, then get to know the fascinating history of Ship Harbor Nature Trail, and then examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Camden to Bar Harbor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to York.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Ship Harbor Nature Trail
Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park

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York

York ©
York is a town in York County, Maine, United States, near the southern tip of the state. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): kick back and relax at Kennebunk Beach, then see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, and then view the masterpieces at Abacus. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Goose Rocks Beach and then visit a coastal fixture at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read York day trip planning site .

Getting from Bar Harbor to York by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. December in York sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C at night. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in York

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Kennebunk Beach, Portland Head Light, Wells Reserve at Laudholm, Goose Rocks Beach, Abacus
Highlights from your plan
Wells Reserve at Laudholm ©
Wells Reserve at Laudholm
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse ©
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse

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