36 days in United States Itinerary

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Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Boston
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Boston
— 4 nights
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Plymouth
— 5 nights
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Providence
— 3 nights
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Narragansett
— 3 nights
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Westerly
— 3 nights
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New London
— 2 nights
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New Haven
— 1 night
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Bridgeport
— 1 night
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New York City
— 4 nights
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South Amboy
— 1 night
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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Wilmington
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Boston — 4 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year.
Step out of the city life by going to Cliff Walk and Purgatory Chasm. Step off the beaten path and head to Museum of Fine Arts and The Breakers. Go for a jaunt from Boston to Gloucester to see Dolphin & Whale Watching about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Beacon Hill, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Harvard University, stop by Waterfront, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Samuel Adams Brewery.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Boston road trip tool.

Toronto, Canada to Boston is an approximately 5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 26th (Tue), you're off to Plymouth.
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Plymouth — 5 nights

America's Hometown

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum and Plimoth Grist Mill. Visit Herring Cove Beach and Lucy Vincent Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Plymouth's surroundings by going to Mayflower Beach (in Dennis), West Dennis Beach (in West Dennis) and Cold Storage Beach (in East Dennis). The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway, enjoy the sand and surf at Menemsha Hills, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ridgevale Beach, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Plymouth online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Boston to Plymouth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Plymouth are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Providence.
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Providence — 3 nights

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.
Visit Horseneck Beach State Reservation and Burrillville Spring Lake Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Goosewing Beach Preserve and South Shore Beach. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Lizzie Borden House, enjoy the sand and surf at Warwick City Park & Buttonwoods Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Oakland Beach, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Providence trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Plymouth to Providence takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Providence are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Narragansett.
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Narragansett — 3 nights

Narragansett is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Visiting Scarborough State Beaches (North and South) and Snappa Charters will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Roger W. Wheeler State Beach and Coast Guard Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Fred Benson Town Beach in New Shoreham (about 1h 30 min away). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Salty Brine State Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Narragansett Beach.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Narragansett day trip planning website.

You can drive from Providence to Narragansett in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Westerly.
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Westerly — 3 nights

Westerly is a town on the southwestern shoreline of Washington County, Rhode Island, United States founded in 1669 by John Babcock. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mystic Seaport Museum and Olde Mistick Village. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Misquamicut State Beach and Blue Shutters Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Atlantic Beach Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at East Beach, and get in on the family fun at Watch Hill Beach.

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Traveling by car from Narragansett to Westerly takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 9th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to New London.
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New London — 2 nights

New London is a seaport city and a port of entry on the northeast coast of the United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Fort Trumbull State Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Harvey's Beach, then kick back and relax at Pleasure Beach, and then stroll through Thames River Heritage Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New London attractions planner.

New London is just a short distance from Westerly. In August in New London, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to New Haven.
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New Haven — 1 night

New Haven, in the U.S. state of Connecticut, is the principal municipality in Greater New Haven, which had a total population of 862,477 in 2010. Before you visit New Haven, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from New London to New Haven in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bridgeport.
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Bridgeport — 1 night

Bridgeport is a seaport city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bridgeport day trip planner.

Bridgeport is just a short distance from New Haven. In August, daytime highs in Bridgeport are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You'll set off for New York City on the 13th (Sat).
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New York City — 4 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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Met Cloisters and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Greenwich Village. Change things up with a short trip to Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt in Hyde Park (about 1h 50 min away). There's much more to do: stroll through Central Park, examine the collection at New York Public Library, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Bridgeport to New York City in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to South Amboy.
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South Amboy — 1 night

South Amboy is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, on the Raritan Bay. Plan my day in South Amboy using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from New York City to South Amboy in an hour. August in South Amboy sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. You'll set off for Philadelphia on the 18th (Thu).
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Independence National Historical Park and Wildwood Beach. Get some cultural insight at Independence Hall and Eastern State Penitentiary. Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge) and Cape May Beach (in Cape May). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind Rocky Statue, contemplate the long history of Bishop White House, and wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from South Amboy to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. August in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Wilmington.
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Wilmington — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore by horseback at Carousel Park & Equestrian Center, then take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, then get engrossed in the history at Hagley Museum And Library, and finally visit Trolley Square.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Wilmington road trip site.

Drive from Philadelphia to Wilmington in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Wilmington sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 3 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Gallery of Art. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arlington National Cemetery and National Museum of African American History and Culture. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and stroll around National Mall.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planning website.

Take a train from Wilmington to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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