4 days in United States Itinerary

4 days in United States Itinerary

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Salem
— 1 night
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North Hampton
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Newburyport
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Stockbridge
— 1 night
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Plymouth
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Eastham
— 1 night
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Boston
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Cambridge
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Salem

— 1 night

Witch City

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Peabody Essex Museum, contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables, then get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Pickering Wharf.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Salem itinerary planner.

Boston to Salem is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Boston in October since evenings lows in Salem dip to 45°F. You'll set off for North Hampton on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Salem

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

North Hampton

North Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our North Hampton trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Salem to North Hampton in an hour. In October in North Hampton, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 44°F at night. On the 3rd (Sat), you're off to Newburyport.

Things to do in North Hampton

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Newburyport

Newburyport is a small coastal city in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States, northeast of Boston. To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Newburyport trip itinerary website.

Newburyport is very close to North Hampton. October in Newburyport sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 46°F at night. You will leave for Stockbridge on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Newburyport

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Stockbridge

— 1 night
Stockbridge is a town in Berkshire County in western Massachusetts, United States. For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Stockbridge trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Newburyport to Stockbridge takes 3 hours. Traveling from Newburyport in October, expect little chillier with lows of 40°F in Stockbridge. You will leave for Plymouth on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Stockbridge

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Plymouth

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Hoxie House, then get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Plymouth Rock.

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Drive from Stockbridge to Plymouth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Plymouth when traveling from Stockbridge in October, with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Eastham.

Things to do in Plymouth

Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eastham

— 1 night
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Eastham day trip app.

You can drive from Plymouth to Eastham in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Eastham are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. You'll set off for Boston on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Eastham

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Boston

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): walk around Boston Common and then walk around Boston Public Garden.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Boston itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Eastham to Boston in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October in Boston, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Boston

Parks

Cambridge

Distinguished for Classical Learning and New Institutions

Best known as the location of two internationally renowned universities, Cambridge sits just across the Charles River from Boston.
To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cambridge online trip builder.

Cambridge is just a short distance from Boston. In October in Cambridge, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 50°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Cambridge

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Nightlife

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

Berkshires travel guide

4.6
Art Museums · Historic Sites · Zipline

Cape Cod travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Specialty Museums
Located on the southern shore of Massachusetts, Cape Cod contains some 15 towns and two islands. The arm-shaped peninsula is a popular holiday destination throughout the year because of its historical attractions, art galleries, award-winning restaurants, and a scenic coastline dotted by sandy beaches. Start your sightseeing in Provincetown, located at the very tip of the cape and famous for being the site of the first Pilgrims' landing in 1620. From there you can hit up all of the Cape's other small towns, renowned for their comfortable bed and breakfasts and distinctive cuisine of fresh fish and oyster dishes. This maritime community features more than a dozen lighthouses. Part of experiencing the Cape means a trip to its two islands--which showcase several lighthouses and numerous restaurants.