33 days in New England, New York City & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

33 days in New England, New York City & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Provincetown
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Provincetown
— 4 nights
Drive
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Falmouth
— 4 nights
Drive
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Boston
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ogunquit
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 4 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 6 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Cardiff

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Provincetown

— 4 nights

Birthplace of American Liberty

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Provincetown: Eastham (Salt Pond Visitor Center & Nauset Light Beach) and Nauset Beach (in Orleans). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore, take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marconi Beach, and browse the collection at Provincetown Library.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Provincetown online trip builder.

Cardiff, UK to Provincetown is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Cardiff to Provincetown due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cardiff in August; daily highs in Provincetown reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Falmouth

— 4 nights
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Venture out of the city with trips to Oak Bluffs (Farm Neck Golf Club, Flying Horses Carousel, &more), Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens, Hoxie House, &more) and Plymouth (Plymouth Rock & Plimoth Patuxet). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway, enjoy the sand and surf at Old Silver Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal, and experience rural life at Coonamessett Farm.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Falmouth trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Provincetown to Falmouth in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Falmouth

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Boston

— 4 nights

Beantown

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House (in Concord), Nickerson State Park (in Brewster) and Yarmouth Port (Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum & Edward Gorey House). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, explore the galleries of Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Falmouth to Boston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit

— 4 nights
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ogunquit: West Rattlesnake Mountain (in Holderness), Wright Museum of WWII (in Wolfeboro) and Beth Condon Pathway (in Yarmouth). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, join the crowd at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience, hunt for treasures at Boothbay Farmers' Market, and step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ogunquit vacation tool.

Getting from Boston to Ogunquit by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Boston in August since evenings lows in Ogunquit dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

— 4 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Schoodic Point (in Winter Harbor), Cellardoor Winery (in Lincolnville) and Mount Battie (in Camden). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, hike along Great Head Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gorham Mountain Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip maker app.

Getting from Ogunquit to Bar Harbor by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ogunquit in August: highs in Bar Harbor hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

New York City

— 6 nights

Big Apple

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Central Park, stroll around The High Line, wander the streets of Times Square, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Bar Harbor to New York City in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bar Harbor in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, hike along Bright Angel Trail, and get great views at Lipan Point.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online route planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature