40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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40 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
New Shoreham, Block Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Edgartown
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Groton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Norwalk
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Bennington
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Portsmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Lincoln
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Camden
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Austin

9
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Plimoth Plantation (in Plymouth), Scituate Lighthouse (in Scituate) and Provincetown (Race Point Beach & Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and get your bearings at Boston Public Library.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip planner .

Austin to Boston is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Boston is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Austin in September, with highs in Boston at 75°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trips

Provincetown, Salem, Beanstalk Adventure Ropes Course, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Plimoth Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Rough Point, then contemplate the long history of The Elms, then see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Rosecliff, admire the landmark architecture of Marble House, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Drive Historic District, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Adams State Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Newport day trip planner .

You can drive from Boston to Newport in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to New Shoreham.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Elms ©
The Elms

3
nights
New Shoreham, Block Island

New Shoreham ©
New Shoreham is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at South East Lighthouse, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mohegan Bluffs, then visit a coastal fixture at North Lighthouse, and finally experience rural life at 1661 Farm and Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Fred Benson Town Beach, kick back and relax at Ballard's Beach, and then relax in the rural setting at Abrams Animal Farm.

To see reviews and more tourist information, refer to the New Shoreham tour planning website .

Drive from Newport to New Shoreham in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in New Shoreham are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Edgartown.

Things to do in New Shoreham

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Abrams Animal Farm
Highlights from your plan
Mohegan Bluffs ©
Mohegan Bluffs
South East Lighthouse ©
South East Lighthouse
North Lighthouse ©
North Lighthouse

3
nights
Edgartown

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Edgartown is known for historic sites, beaches, nature, parks, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Trinity Park Tabernacle, kick back and relax at Katama Beach/ South Beach, wander the streets of Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA), and head off the coast to Chappaquiddick.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Edgartown trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from New Shoreham to Edgartown takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Shoreham in October, Edgartown is slightly colder at night with lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Groton.

Things to do in Edgartown

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Oak Bluffs, Aquinnah Cliffs
Highlights from your plan
Katama Beach/ South Beach ©
Katama Beach/ South Beach
Trinity Park Tabernacle ©
Trinity Park Tabernacle
Farm Neck Golf Club ©
Farm Neck Golf Club

2
nights
Groton

Groton ©
Groton is a town located on the Thames River in New London County, Connecticut, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): learn about all things military at USS Nautilus, see the interesting displays at The Submarine Force Museum, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Outer Light Brewing Company, and finally take in the history at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Eastern Point Beach, enjoy the sea views from Avery Point Light, then stroll around Bluff Point, Groton, Ct, and finally pause for some photo ops at US Submarine Veterans of WWII National Memorial East.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Groton day trip tool .

You can drive from Edgartown to Groton in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Norwalk.

Things to do in Groton

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Eastern Point Beach ©
Eastern Point Beach
The Submarine Force Museum ©
The Submarine Force Museum
USS Nautilus ©
USS Nautilus

3
nights
Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. On the 7th (Mon), don't miss a visit to South Norwalk Historic District (SoNo), stop by WUSTHOF Outlet Store, then don't miss a visit to Sheffield Island Lighthouse, and finally get lost in a book at Norwalk Public Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, then stroll the grounds of East Norwalk Historical Cemetery, and then stroll through Calf Pasture Beach.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Norwalk trip planner .

You can drive from Groton to Norwalk in 1.5 hours. October in Norwalk sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F at night. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bennington.

Things to do in Norwalk

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sheffield Island Lighthouse ©
Sheffield Island Lighthouse
East Norwalk Historical Cemetery ©
East Norwalk Historical Cemetery
Stepping Stones Museum for Children ©

3
nights
Bennington

Bennington ©
Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. Bennington is known for shopping, museums, historic sites, scenic drive, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Bennington Battle Monument, get engrossed in the history at Bennington Museum, make a trip to Silk Road Covered Bridge, and explore the different monuments and memorials at New Catholic Cemetery.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bennington day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Norwalk to Bennington takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Norwalk in October, expect Bennington to be a bit cooler, temps between 62°F and 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Bennington

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Old First Church ©
The Old First Church
Bennington Battle Monument ©
Bennington Battle Monument
New Catholic Cemetery ©
New Catholic Cemetery

2
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, then don't miss a visit to Market Square, then browse the exhibits of Strawbery Banke Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Prescott Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach, then look for gifts at The Salt Cellar, then get engrossed in the history at USS Albacore Museum, and finally explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Portsmouth trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bennington to Portsmouth takes 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Portsmouth are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ogunquit
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

2
nights
North Conway

North Conway ©
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): stop by Naked Bohemian, see the sky in a new way at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, then explore and take pictures at Cathedral Ledge, and finally take a memorable drive along Kancamagus Highway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Cranmore Mountain Resort and then admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths.

Plan my day in North Conway using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Portsmouth to North Conway in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths
Cathedral Ledge ©
Cathedral Ledge

3
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Loon Mountain Resort and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Flume Gorge, make a splash at Whales Tale Waterpark, and then get great views at Sugar Hill Scenic Vista.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lincoln day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from North Conway to Lincoln takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Lincoln when traveling from North Conway in October, with lows around 38°F. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Franconia
Highlights from your plan
Loon Mountain Resort ©
Loon Mountain Resort
Franconia Notch State Park ©
Franconia Notch State Park
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust, step off the mainland to explore Cabbage Island, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Maine State Aquarium.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Boothbay Harbor road trip planner .

Drive from Lincoln to Boothbay Harbor in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Camden.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Cabbage Island ©
Cabbage Island
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust

2
nights
Camden

Camden ©
Camden is a town in Knox County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of High Street Historic District, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie, and then immerse yourself in nature at Camden Hills State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light, then explore the activities along Megunticook Lake, and finally stroll around Camden Harbor Park and Amphitheatre.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Camden trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Camden in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Camden

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Owls Head Transportation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Battie ©
Mount Battie
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Camden Hills State Park ©
Camden Hills State Park

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 24th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Shore Path and then explore the striking landscape of Acadia National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, get engrossed in the history at Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, then head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, and finally go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip website .

Getting from Camden to Bar Harbor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cadillac Mountain, Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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