38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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38 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  6​h
1
Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Falmouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Wellfleet
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Plymouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Quincy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Lexington
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Concord
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Danvers
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Gloucester
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
10
Salem
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h
11
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Biddeford Pool
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
13
Derry
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
14
York Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
15
Rowley
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
16
North Andover
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
17
Marblehead
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
18
Saugus
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Washington DC

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Menemsha, Martha's Vineyard

Menemsha ©
Menemsha is a small fishing village located in the town of Chilmark on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Aquinnah Lighthouse.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Menemsha tour itinerary maker tool .

Washington DC to Menemsha is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Washington DC in April, things will get slightly colder in Menemsha: highs are around 55°F and lows about 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Menemsha

Wildlife Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Aquinnah Lighthouse, Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary, Menemsha Hills, Cottage Museum
Highlights from your plan
Menemsha Hills ©
Menemsha Hills
Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary ©
Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary
Cottage Museum ©
Cottage Museum

3
nights
Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Discover out-of-the-way places like Shining Sea Bikeway and Nobska Point Lighthouse. Appreciate the collections at Marine Biological Laboratory and Falmouth Museums on the Green. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), kick back and relax at Falmouth Heights Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Woods Hole Science Aquarium, and stroll through Chapoquoit Beach.

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

You can drive from Menemsha to Falmouth in 2 hours. April in Falmouth sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 36°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Wellfleet.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Woods Hole Science Aquarium ©
Woods Hole Science Aquarium
Nobska Point Lighthouse ©
Nobska Point Lighthouse
St Barnabas Memorial Church ©
St Barnabas Memorial Church

1
night
Wellfleet

Wellfleet ©
Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Transfiguration, steep yourself in history at Marconi Wireless Station, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and finally trek along Great Island Trail.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Wellfleet road trip website .

You can drive from Falmouth to Wellfleet in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in April, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Church of the Transfiguration
Highlights from your plan
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Marconi Wireless Station ©
Marconi Wireless Station
Great Island Trail ©
Great Island Trail

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, contemplate the long history of Jabez Howland House, then admire the natural beauty at Brewster Gardens, and finally appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Fall River Historical Society, then take an in-depth tour of Pilgrim Hall Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Mayflower Society House and Library.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Plymouth attractions planning app .

Traveling by car from Wellfleet to Plymouth takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Plymouth can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Quincy.

Things to do in Plymouth

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Fall River Historical Society
Highlights from your plan
Pilgrim Hall Museum ©
Pilgrim Hall Museum
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Fall River Historical Society ©
Fall River Historical Society

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Quincy

Quincy ©
Quincy is the largest city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 9th (Thu), go for a stroll along the water at Marina Bay, then play a few rounds at Granite Links Golf Club, and then stroll around Borderland State Park. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at United First Parish Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hancock Cemetery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Norris Reservation.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Quincy online road trip planner .

You can drive from Plymouth to Quincy in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Quincy are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lexington.

Things to do in Quincy

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Norris Reservation, Borderland State Park
Highlights from your plan
Marina Bay ©
Marina Bay
Borderland State Park
Borderland State Park
Hancock Cemetery ©
Hancock Cemetery

2
nights
Lexington

Lexington ©
Lexington is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. You've now added Lexington Visitors Center to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get all the information you need at Lexington Visitors Center, steep yourself in history at Buckman Tavern, then see the interesting displays at The Telephone Museum, then see the interesting displays at Griffin Museum of Photography, and finally examine the collection at Stonehurst The Robert Treat Paine Estate. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, then grab your bike and head to Brook Path, and then see the interesting displays at Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA).

Plan my trip to Lexington with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Quincy to Lexington. April in Lexington sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Concord.

Things to do in Lexington

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Waltham, Brook Path, Armenian Library and Museum of America (ALMA), Griffin Museum of Photography, Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Buckman Tavern ©
Buckman Tavern
Griffin Museum of Photography ©
Griffin Museum of Photography
The Telephone Museum ©
The Telephone Museum

2
nights
Concord

Concord ©
Concord is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Walden Pond State Reservation, contemplate the long history of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, take in the views from North Bridge, then don't miss a visit to The Old Manse, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Robbins House. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Ralph Waldo Emerson House, then stroll through Battle Road Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, and finally get lost in a book at Chelmsford Public Library.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Concord tour itinerary maker tool .

Concord is very close to Lexington. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Danvers.

Things to do in Concord

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Chelmsford Public Library
Highlights from your plan
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
North Bridge ©
North Bridge
Walden Pond State Reservation ©
Walden Pond State Reservation

2
nights
Danvers

Danvers ©
Danvers is a town (and census-designated place) in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States, located on the Danvers River near the northeastern coast of Massachusetts. You've now added Parker River National Wildlife Refuge to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, then see the interesting displays at Rebecca Nurse Homestead, then explore the world behind art at Addison Gallery of American Art, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Endicott Park, then admire the natural beauty at Glen Magna Farms, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at 1634 Meadery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Wenham Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Danvers trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Concord to Danvers takes an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gloucester.

Things to do in Danvers

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Wenham Museum, Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, Addison Gallery of American Art, 1634 Meadery
Highlights from your plan
Endicott Park ©
Endicott Park
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse ©
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse

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nights
Gloucester

Gloucester
The still waters off the Gloucester shore are immortalized in paintings and prints produced by the hundreds of artists who visit this town.
You've now added Cape Ann Museum to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Maritime Gloucester, admire the masterpieces at Cape Ann Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Sargent House Museum, and finally stroll through Front Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Coolidge Reservation, then examine the collection at Essex Shipbuilding Museum, then contemplate the long history of Cogswell's Grant, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Rockport Breakwater.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gloucester route builder website .

Gloucester is just a short distance from Danvers. In April, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Gloucester

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Essex, Rockport, Coolidge Reservation
Highlights from your plan
Cape Ann Museum
Cape Ann Museum
Front Beach ©
Front Beach
Coolidge Reservation ©
Coolidge Reservation

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Notch Brewery & Tap Room, Cashunt Salem - Private Games, The Pickering House, and other attractions you added. On the 19th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Phillips House, contemplate the long history of Ropes Mansion, look for gifts at The Coven's Cottage, get engrossed in the history at Gedney House, then pause for some serene contemplation at Grace Episcopal Church, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Narbonne House. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Winter Island Park, take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, steep yourself in history at The House of the Seven Gables, then contemplate the long history of Old Burial Hill, and finally stroll around Breakheart Reservation.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Salem tour itinerary planning site .

Salem is just a stone's throw from Gloucester. In April in Salem, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Marblehead, Breakheart Reservation
Highlights from your plan
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Phillips House ©
Phillips House
The Custom House ©
The Custom House

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Museum of Fine Arts and The Harvard Museum of Natural History. Get some cultural insight at Boston Children's Museum and HarborWalk. Take a break from Boston with a short trip to National Shrine of our Lady of La Salette in Attleboro, about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Castle Island, explore the world behind art at Harvard Art Museums, get a sense of history and politics at Old State House, and wander the streets of Back Bay.

Before you visit Boston, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from Salem to Boston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Biddeford Pool.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Cambridge, National Shrine of our Lady of La Salette
Highlights from your plan
Boston Children's Museum ©
Boston Children's Museum
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
The Harvard Museum of Natural History ©

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Biddeford Pool

Biddeford Pool ©
Wood Island Lighthouse has been added to your itinerary. On the 24th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at East Point Sanctuary and then visit a coastal fixture at Wood Island Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Biddeford Pool attractions planner .

Explore your travel options from Boston to Biddeford Pool with the Route module. Traveling from Boston in April, Biddeford Pool is slightly colder at night with lows of 34°F. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Derry.

Things to do in Biddeford Pool

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Winslow Homer's Studio
Highlights from your plan
Wood Island Lighthouse ©
Wood Island Lighthouse
Winslow Homer's Studio ©
Winslow Homer's Studio
East Point Sanctuary ©
East Point Sanctuary

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nights
Derry

Derry ©
Derry is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. You've now added Robert Frost Farm State Historic Site to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Robert Frost Farm State Historic Site. On the next day, hike along Massabesic Audubon Center, then do a tasting at Sweet Baby Vineyard, then trek along Plaistow Town Forest, and finally explore the historical opulence of Searles Castle.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Derry travel planning site .

Explore your travel options from Biddeford Pool to Derry with the Route module. In April in Derry, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to York Harbor.

Things to do in Derry

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Windham, Zorvino Vineyards, Sweet Baby Vineyard, Plaistow Town Forest, Kingston State Park
Highlights from your plan
Plaistow Town Forest ©
Plaistow Town Forest
Searles Castle ©
Searles Castle
Robert Frost Farm State Historic Site ©

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York Harbor

York Harbor ©
York Harbor is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of York in York County, Maine, United States. You've now added Old Gaol to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): examine the collection at Old York Historical Society, contemplate the long history of Old Gaol, then contemplate the long history of Elizabeth Perkins House, and finally head outdoors with Fisherman's Walk.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the York Harbor trip itinerary planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Derry to York Harbor. April in York Harbor sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rowley.

Things to do in York Harbor

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

York
Highlights from your plan
Old Gaol ©
Old Gaol
Elizabeth Perkins House ©
Elizabeth Perkins House
Old York Historical Society ©
Old York Historical Society

2
nights
Rowley

Rowley ©
Rowley is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. You've now added Mill River Winery to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Ipswich Ale Brewery and then do a tasting at Mill River Winery. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Mill Pond Recreation Area, then identify plant and animal life at Crane Wildlife Refuge on the Crane Estate, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Crane Beach.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rowley travel planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from York Harbor to Rowley. In April, daytime highs in Rowley are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to North Andover.

Things to do in Rowley

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Ipswich, Mill Pond Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Crane Beach ©
Crane Beach
Mill Pond Recreation Area ©
Mill Pond Recreation Area
Greenwood Farm ©
Greenwood Farm

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nights
North Andover

North Andover ©
North Andover is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. Stevens-Coolidge Place has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lowell National Historical Park, get engrossed in the history at Mogan Cultural Center, and then contemplate the long history of Stevens-Coolidge Place.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our North Andover trip app .

Explore your travel options from Rowley to North Andover with the Route module. In May, daily temperatures in North Andover can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Marblehead.

Things to do in North Andover

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Lowell
Highlights from your plan
Stevens-Coolidge Place ©
Stevens-Coolidge Place
Lowell National Historical Park ©
Lowell National Historical Park
Mogan Cultural Center ©
Mogan Cultural Center

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Marblehead

Marblehead ©
Marblehead is a coastal New England town in Essex County, Massachusetts. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Get outdoors at Beach Bluff Park and Crowninshield Island. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chandler Hovey Park and King Hooper Mansion. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Marblehead Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Abbot Hall Maritime Museum, look for gifts at Stowaway Sweets, and walk around Fort Sewall.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Marblehead trip tool .

Explore your travel options from North Andover to Marblehead with the Route module. In May, daytime highs in Marblehead are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saugus.

Things to do in Marblehead

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Beach Bluff Park
Highlights from your plan
Crowninshield Island ©
Crowninshield Island
Chandler Hovey Park ©
Chandler Hovey Park
King Hooper Mansion ©
King Hooper Mansion

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Saugus

Saugus ©
Saugus is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States, in the Greater Boston area. You've now added Saugus Iron Works to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Whip Hill, then see the interesting displays at Grand Army Of The Republic Museum, then steep yourself in history at Saugus Iron Works, and finally get your game on at Beanstalk Adventure Ropes Course.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Saugus itinerary maker .

Saugus is just a stone's throw from Marblehead. In May in Saugus, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Beverly.

Things to do in Saugus

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Whip Hill, Grand Army Of The Republic Museum, Beanstalk Adventure Ropes Course, Revere Beach
Highlights from your plan
Revere Beach ©
Revere Beach
Saugus Iron Works ©
Saugus Iron Works
Grand Army Of The Republic Museum ©
Grand Army Of The Republic Museum

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