34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Harpers Ferry
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Gettysburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Buffalo
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
East Aurora
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Ithaca
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
Manchester
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Bar Harbor
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
10
Damariscotta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Oak Bluffs
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
13
East Hampton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
14
Sleepy Hollow
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
15
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
16
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Seattle

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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Doukenie Winery, examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Episcopal Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Harpers Ferry Station. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, then contemplate the long history of White Hall Tavern, and then contemplate the long history of Tolson's Chapel.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry trip planner .

Seattle to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to Harpers Ferry, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Harpers Ferry: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Doukenie Winery, Trinity Episcopal Church, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Tolson's Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Trinity Episcopal Church ©
Trinity Episcopal Church

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Adams County Winery, contemplate the long history of High Water Mark of the Rebellion Monument, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to Major General George Gordon Meade, and finally don't miss a visit to Evergreen Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Catoctin Mountain Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, and then make a trip to Abraham Lincoln Statue.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Harpers Ferry to Gettysburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Adams County Winery, Catoctin Mountain Park, National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Cemetery ©
Evergreen Cemetery
Catoctin Mountain Park ©
Catoctin Mountain Park

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally get engrossed in the history at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls online route planner .

Drive from Gettysburg to Niagara Falls in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Buffalo.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish ©

2
nights
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Joseph's Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Richardson Olmsted Campus, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory Basilica. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then enjoy the sea views from Buffalo Lighthouse, and then learn about winemaking at Liberty Vineyards Winery.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Buffalo trip maker app .

Buffalo is very close to Niagara Falls. In September in Buffalo, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to East Aurora.

Things to do in Buffalo

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Liberty Vineyards Winery, Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Liberty Vineyards Winery ©
Liberty Vineyards Winery

2
nights
East Aurora

East Aurora ©
East Aurora is a village in Erie County, New York, United States, southeast of Buffalo. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Tillman Road Wildlife Management Area and then fly down the slopes at HoliMont. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to The Wadsworth Homestead, then examine the collection at Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Millard Fillmore Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our East Aurora journey planning tool .

East Aurora is just a stone's throw from Buffalo. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in East Aurora

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Tillman Road Wildlife Management Area, HoliMont, The Wadsworth Homestead
Highlights from your plan
Tillman Road Wildlife Management Area ©
Millard Fillmore Museum ©
Millard Fillmore Museum
The Wadsworth Homestead ©
The Wadsworth Homestead

2
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park, admire the majestic nature at Buttermilk Falls State Park, and then do a tasting at Ports of New York Winery. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Sciencenter, explore the striking landscape of Stewart Park, and then stroll around Ithaca Falls Natural Area.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ithaca trip itinerary tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from East Aurora to Ithaca. Traveling from East Aurora in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ithaca, with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Manchester.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Buttermilk Falls State Park ©
Buttermilk Falls State Park
Stewart Park ©
Stewart Park

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nights
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is the largest city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at Millyard Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Currier Museum of Art, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Joseph Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Fulchino Vineyard and then ski along the peaceful trails at Windblown Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing.

Discover how to plan a Manchester trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Ithaca to Manchester takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Manchester

Winter Sports Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Windblown Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing, Fulchino Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Millyard Museum ©
Millyard Museum
Saint Joseph Cathedral ©
Saint Joseph Cathedral

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Gorges and Maine Mead Works. Visit Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Eastern Cemetery for their historical value. There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Maine Craft Distilling, sample the tasty concoctions at Shipyard Brewing Company, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, and see the interesting displays at Umbrella Cover Museum.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planner .

You can drive from Manchester to Portland in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. September in Portland sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Shipyard Brewing Company ©
Shipyard Brewing Company
Fort Gorges ©
Fort Gorges
Wadsworth-Longfellow House ©
Wadsworth-Longfellow House

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nights
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): learn more about the world around you at George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History, then trek along Precipice Trail, and then visit a coastal fixture at Egg Rock Light. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bar Island Trails, then sample the tasty concoctions at Atlantic Brewing Company, and finally stop by The Christmas Vacation Shop.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bar Harbor road trip 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. In October, daytime highs in Bar Harbor are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Damariscotta.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Precipice Trail
Highlights from your plan
Precipice Trail ©
Precipice Trail
Bar Island Trails ©
Bar Island Trails
Egg Rock Light ©
Egg Rock Light

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night
Damariscotta

Damariscotta ©
Damariscotta is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): see human ingenuity at work at The Swimming Hole At Bristol Dam, then take in the exciting artwork at Round Pond Art Gallery and Shoppe, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Damariscotta road trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bar Harbor to Damariscotta. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Damariscotta

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Swimming Hole At Bristol Dam, Round Pond Art Gallery and Shoppe
Highlights from your plan

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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.
North End and Museum of Fine Arts are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old State House and Minute Man National Historical Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church, steep yourself in history at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill, take a tour of Charlestown Navy Yard, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at King's Chapel.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Boston trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Damariscotta to Boston. Traveling from Damariscotta in October, Boston is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Oak Bluffs.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Minute Man National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
North End ©
North End
Minute Man National Historical Park ©

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Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs ©
Oak Bluffs is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Aquinnah Lighthouse, make a trip to The Granary Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Cottage Museum, and finally take a stroll through Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA).

To find photos and tourist information, use the Oak Bluffs day trip planning site .

Getting from Boston to Oak Bluffs by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to East Hampton.

Things to do in Oak Bluffs

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Aquinnah Lighthouse, Granary Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Cottage Museum ©
Cottage Museum
Granary Gallery ©
Granary Gallery

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East Hampton

East Hampton ©
On the 12th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Home Sweet Home Museum, then enjoy some music at Guild Hall, and then explore the world behind art at Southampton Arts Center.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our East Hampton online journey maker .

Explore your travel options from Oak Bluffs to East Hampton with the Route module. Traveling from Oak Bluffs in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in East Hampton, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sleepy Hollow.

Things to do in East Hampton

Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Southampton Arts Center
Highlights from your plan
Home Sweet Home Museum ©
Home Sweet Home Museum
Guild Hall ©
Guild Hall
Southampton Arts Center ©
Southampton Arts Center

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Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow ©
Sleepy Hollow is a village in the town of Mount Pleasant in Westchester County, New York. On the 13th (Sun), gain insight at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Hook Mountain State Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marian Shrine.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sleepy Hollow trip planner .

Explore your travel options from East Hampton to Sleepy Hollow with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Sleepy Hollow

Historic Sites Trails Wildlife

Side Trips

Hook Mountain State Park, Marian Shrine
Highlights from your plan
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery ©
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Hook Mountain State Park ©
Hook Mountain State Park

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Times Square and 9/11 Memorial. Discover out-of-the-way places like Greenwich Village and Dumbo. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Washington Square Park, take a stroll through SoHo, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Sleepy Hollow to New York City by car takes about an hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Sleepy Hollow in October, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dumbo
Highlights from your plan
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): browse the exhibits of National Museum of American Jewish History, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then wander the streets of Independence Mall, and finally steep yourself in history at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the American Revolution, and then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Philadelphia trip simple and quick.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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