36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

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Boston
— 3 nights
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Provincetown
— 3 nights
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Sandwich
— 2 nights
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Providence
— 1 night
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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Baltimore
— 1 night
Drive
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Raleigh
— 1 night
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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Lawrenceburg
— 1 night
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
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Boston

— 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester) and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House (in Concord). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, appreciate the extensive heritage of Louisburg Square, and pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Boston vacation planner.

Vienna, Austria to Boston is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Vienna to Boston. Traveling from Vienna in September, expect Boston to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can fly to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Provincetown

— 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Provincetown: Atwood Museum (in Chatham) and Eastham (Salt Pond Visitor Center & Nauset Light Beach). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Corn Hill Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Cod National Seashore, and take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Provincetown trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Boston to Provincetown in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Sandwich

— 2 nights
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): examine the collection at Sandwich Glass Museum, then contemplate the long history of Hoxie House, then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally make a trip to Plymouth Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, then relax in the rural setting at Coonamessett Farm, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sandwich day trip site.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Sandwich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Sandwich, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Providence.

Things to do in Sandwich

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Providence

— 1 night

The Renaissance City

Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Providence tour planner.

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Providence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Providence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 9th (Mon), you'll travel to New York City.

Things to do in Providence

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

New York City

— 5 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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, walk around The High Line, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For more things to do and other tourist information, read New York City journey planning app.

Traveling by flight from Providence to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Providence in October, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Philadelphia

— 4 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Chanticleer, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masonic Temple, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia road trip website.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Baltimore

— 1 night

City of Firsts

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.
On the 19th (Thu), take a leisurely stroll along National Historic Seaport of Baltimore, try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, then sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, and finally walk around Patterson Park Pagoda.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Baltimore online day trip planner.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Baltimore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Fun & Games · Casinos · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Washington DC

— 4 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (in Emmitsburg) and Gettysburg (Devils Den & Gettysburg National Military Park). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Baltimore to Washington DC takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Washington DC sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Raleigh.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Raleigh

— 1 night

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
On the 24th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Umstead State Park, admire the natural beauty at Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden, then identify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park, and finally walk around Pullen Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Raleigh trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Washington DC to Raleigh by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in Raleigh sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Charleston

— 3 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Battery & White Point Gardens, steep yourself in history at Aiken-Rhett House, go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston road trip website.

You can drive from Raleigh to Charleston in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Raleigh in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Charleston, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Atlanta.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Atlanta

— 2 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 28th (Sat), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then explore the world behind art at Booth Western Art Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at East Lake Golf Club, contemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and then stroll through Sope Creek Trail.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Atlanta online trip maker.

Getting from Charleston to Atlanta by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in Atlanta sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Nashville

— 2 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the history at Lotz House Museum, then examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Upper Room, admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and finally see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

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

You can fly from Atlanta to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In October in Nashville, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lawrenceburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Parks · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Lawrenceburg

— 1 night
Lawrenceburg is a home rule-class city in Anderson County, Kentucky, United States. On the 1st (Wed), relax in the rural setting at WinStar Farm, relax in the rural setting at Sun Valley Farm, and then do a tasting at Lovers Leap Vineyards and Winery.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lawrenceburg trip planner.

Getting from Nashville to Lawrenceburg by car takes about 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Lawrenceburg. Traveling from Nashville in October, things will get a bit cooler in Lawrenceburg: highs are around 24°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Lawrenceburg

Wineries

Side Trip

Niagara Falls

— 3 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
On the 2nd (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Wine Trail USA, then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, then take in the pleasant sights at Goat Island, then don't miss a visit to Old Falls Street, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Niagara Falls online visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lawrenceburg to Niagara Falls. While traveling from Lawrenceburg, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Niagara Falls, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.