45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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Philadelphia
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Princeton
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New York City
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New Haven
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Mystic
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Providence
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Boston
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Salem
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Stowe
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Burlington
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Niagara Falls
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Pittsburgh
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Gettysburg
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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Old Windmill Farm (in Ronks), Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford). There's still lots to do: stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, and learn the secrets of beer at Philly Brew Tours.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia day trip site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Philadelphia. In October, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Princeton.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Princeton

College Town

Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Princeton: Henry Hudson Trail (in Marlboro), Hallock's U-Pick Farm (in New Egypt) and Bullock Farms (in Cream Ridge). There's lots more to do: stroll around Grounds For Sculpture, relax in the rural setting at Willow Grove Farm, steep yourself in history at Washington Crossing Historic Park, and admire the majestic nature at Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Princeton trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Princeton takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Trails

Side Trips

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New York City

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: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Princeton to New York City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Princeton in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to New Haven.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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New Haven

New Haven, in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Haven: Farmington (Complexity: A Puzzling Adventure & Hill-Stead Museum), Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum (in Hyde Park) and Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie). There's much more to do: stroll around Stanley park, admire the majestic nature at Lovers Leap State Park, snap pictures at Old Drake Hill Flower Bridge, and relax in the rural setting at Angevine Farm.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New Haven travel route planner.

Getting from New York City to New Haven by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in New Haven when traveling from New York City in November, with lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mystic.

Things to do in New Haven

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Mystic

A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, make a trip to Mystic Seaport Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Norwichtown Historic Cemetary. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Allegra Farm And The Horsedrawn Carriage And Sleigh Museum Of New England, make a trip to Main Street Park, Essex Village, and then head outdoors with Sculpture Grounds.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Mystic trip itinerary maker.

Drive from New Haven to Mystic in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. November in Mystic sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Providence.

Things to do in Mystic

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

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Providence

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Providence: Stone Bridge Farm (in Acushnet), Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay) and Falmouth (Highfield Hall & Gardens, Coonamessett Farm, &more). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, experience rural life at Phantom Farms, contemplate the long history of Lizzie Borden House, and enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Providence trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Mystic to Providence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November in Providence, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 35°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Providence

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House (in Concord), Plymouth Rock (in Plymouth) and Sandwich (Sandwich Glass Museum & Old King's Hwy). The adventure continues: get lost in a book at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial, go on a hair-raising tour with Cambridge Historical Tours, and test your team's savvy at Red Fox Escapes.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Boston online route planner.

Traveling by car from Providence to Boston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Boston are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Salem

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.
On the 27th (Fri), look for gifts at Crow Haven Corner, awaken your taste buds at Salem Food Tours, then go for a stroll along the water at Pickering Wharf, and finally get engrossed in the history at Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, explore the world behind art at Peabody Essex Museum, browse the exhibits of The House of the Seven Gables, then admire the striking features of Narbonne House, and finally admire the striking features of Ropes Mansion.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Salem online road trip planner.

You can drive from Boston to Salem in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in November, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Salem

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

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Stowe

The Ski Capital of the East

Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stowe: Sunset Lake Floating Bridge (in Brookfield), Saint Johnsbury (Lamoille Valley Rail Trail & Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery) and Fisher Railroad Bridge (in Wolcott). And it doesn't end there: trek along Stowe Recreation Path, kick your exploration up a notch at ArborTrek Canopy Adventures, contemplate the long history of Tea at the Governor's House, and take in the dramatic scenery at Moss Glen Falls.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Stowe trip builder website.

Getting from Salem to Stowe by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of flight and car. In November, Stowe is slightly colder than Salem - with highs of 44°F and lows of 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Burlington.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

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Burlington

Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Birds of Vermont Museum (in Huntington) and Mace Chasm Farm (in Keeseville). Next up on the itinerary: soar above the sights with Above Reality Inc. Hot Air Balloon Rides, stroll through Shelburne Bay Park, experience rural life at Hacketts Orchard, and learn about all things military at Vermont National Guard Library & Museum, Inc..

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Burlington trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stowe to Burlington takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Stowe in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Burlington, with lows around 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Burlington

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Niagara Falls

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, casinos, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Burlington to Niagara Falls in 8 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 38°F, while nighttime lows are 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Pittsburgh

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get the lay of the land with Walk the Burgh Tours, then examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, and then let your taste buds guide you at Burgh Bits and Bites Food Tours.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh online vacation builder.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Pittsburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Pittsburgh are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Tours · Museums

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Gettysburg

Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Take a break from Gettysburg with a short trip to Escape Games Live in York, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Gettysburg National Military Park, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, and explore the striking landscape at Devils Den.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip planner.

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Gettysburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 45°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.

New Jersey travel guide

3.9
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.

New York State travel guide

4.5
Observation Decks · Scenic Walking Areas · Monuments
The Empire State
Home to the country's most populous city, the state of New York is a major gateway for immigration into the United States, but also one of the nation's prime holiday destinations. Take a trip down the state's numerous wilderness trails and scenic roads to visit quaint small towns, sandy beaches, historical estates, and artist colonies. Though the majority of visitors head for the big-city restaurants, theaters, and museums, you can venture deeper into the rugged and remote mountain areas to discover a world of picturesque forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York also boasts the nation's largest forest preserve, encompassing much of the northeastern lobe of the state.

Connecticut travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Aquariums · Theaters
The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.

Massachusetts travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Art Museums · Historic Walking Areas
The Bay State
Known as the "Bay State" because of the three bays dominating its coastline, Massachusetts has played a significant cultural and commercial role through most of the country's history. An increasingly popular vacation destination for foreign travelers, Massachusetts offers numerous places to visit, ranging from historical sites to modern urban centers famous for their culinary, art, and nightlife scenes. With the majority of its population living in and around the city of Boston, in the 20th century Massachusetts went from a state largely dependent on fishing and agriculture to the country's leader in higher education, healthcare, high technology, and financial services. Home to renowned universities and research centers, the state's cities attract a young crowd of students, scientists, artists, and business professionals.

Vermont travel guide

4.4
Gift & Specialty Shops · Ski Areas · Hiking Trails
The Green Mountain State
Known for its autumn foliage and maple syrup, Vermont is one of the country's smallest states in terms of both population and geographic area. Despite its small size and mostly rural character, the state boasts many picturesque places to visit, including Lake Champlain, one of the nation's largest freshwater bodies. Split in half by the Green Mountains--a popular holiday destination for hiking and skiing--Vermont features a rolling landscape dotted with farms and quaint towns known for their family-run inns, antique shops, and restaurants. Be sure to explore the state's many wild areas while on vacation, but beware of the so-called "mud season," a period of a few weeks when the state's unpaved roads become undrivable due to spring thaw.