32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Plattsburgh
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Burlington
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Portland
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Bar Harbor
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Providence
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Mystic
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Plymouth
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
7
Boston
— 8 nights
train:  45​min
8
Salem
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Plattsburgh

2
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Burlington: Stowe Recreation Path (in Stowe) and Fort Ticonderoga (in Ticonderoga). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Burlington Bike Path, walk around Waterfront Park, gain insight at Shelburne Farms, and see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Burlington travel route planner.

Plattsburgh to Burlington is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In August in Burlington, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Shelburne, Fort Ticonderoga, Stowe Recreation Path, White's Beach, 1st Republic Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path

4
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Story Land and Ogunquit Beach will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit), North Conway (Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center & Kancamagus Highway) and Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (in Boothbay). And it doesn't end there: visit a coastal fixture at Nubble Lighthouse, explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Portland vacation maker .

You can drive from Burlington to Portland in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August in Portland, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

North Conway, Ogunquit, Story Land, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens ©
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Story Land ©
Story Land
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

4
nights
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bar Harbor: Winter Harbor (Whopaints Gallery & Schoodic Point), Mount Battie (in Camden) and Cellardoor Winery (in Lincolnville). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, and explore the striking landscape of Acadia National Park.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Portland to Bar Harbor in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Providence.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Winter Harbor, Cellardoor Winery, The Seal Cove Auto Museum, Cadillac Mountain, Mount Battie
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Southwick's Zoo and North Attleboro World War I Memorial Park. Get out of town with these interesting Providence side-trips: Colt State Park (in Bristol) and New Bedford Whaling Museum (in New Bedford). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of WaterFire Providence, contemplate the long history of Crescent Park Looff Carousel, get engrossed in the history at Lizzie Borden House, and admire the landmark architecture of State House.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Providence online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Bar Harbor to Providence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bar Harbor in August; daily highs in Providence reach 82°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Providence

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Southwick's Zoo, Lizzie Borden House, New Bedford Whaling Museum, Colt State Park, North Attleboro World War I Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
Southwick's Zoo ©
Southwick's Zoo
Crescent Park Looff Carousel ©
Crescent Park Looff Carousel
Roger Williams Park Zoo ©
Roger Williams Park Zoo

3
nights
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Bring the kids along to Mystic Aquarium and Flying Horse Carousel. Explore Mystic's surroundings by going to Charlestown (Blue Shutters Beach & Charlestown Town Beach). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, look for gifts at The Spice & Tea Exchange, take in the pleasant sights at Mystic River Historical Society, and take in the views from Mystic River Bascule Bridge.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mystic online vacation planner .

You can drive from Providence to Mystic in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Mystic are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Charlestown, The Submarine Force Museum, Flying Horse Carousel
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Charlestown Town Beach ©
Charlestown Town Beach
Flying Horse Carousel ©
Flying Horse Carousel

4
nights
Plymouth

Plymouth ©
Rightly calling itself "America's Hometown," Plymouth holds a prominent place in the nation's history and culture as the site of the first Puritan colony.
Bring the kids along to Plimoth Plantation and Flying Horses Carousel. Get out of town with these interesting Plymouth side-trips: Woods Hole Science Aquarium (in Woods Hole), Falmouth (Highfield Hall & Gardens, Shining Sea Bikeway, & more) and Edgartown (Mytoi & Edgartown Lighthouse). The adventure continues: get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal, admire the natural beauty at Brewster Gardens, and pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Plymouth trip maker site .

Drive from Mystic to Plymouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. August in Plymouth sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Boston.

Things to do in Plymouth

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Falmouth, Edgartown, Sandwich, Craigville Beach, Cape Cod Canal
Highlights from your plan
Old Silver Beach ©
Old Silver Beach
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

8
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Museum of Fine Arts and Boston Public Garden. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Nauset Beach (in Orleans), Salt Pond Visitor Center (in Eastham) and Newport (The Breakers & Cliff Walk). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, observe the fascinating underwater world at New England Aquarium, and engage your brain at Museum of Science.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Boston trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by train from Plymouth to Boston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Boston, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can take a train to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newport, Adams National Historical Park, Salt Pond Visitor Center, Nauset Beach, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
New England Aquarium ©
New England Aquarium

3
nights
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.
Attractions like The House of the Seven Gables and Salem Witch Museum make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salem: Gloucester (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House) and Hampton Beach State Park (in Hampton). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Peabody Essex Museum, go for a stroll along the water at Pickering Wharf, look for gifts at Crow Haven Corner, and contemplate the long history of Salem Maritime National Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Salem trip planner .

You can take a train from Boston to Salem in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Salem, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Gloucester, Hampton Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Salem Witch Museum ©
Salem Witch Museum
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park

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