5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, sample the fine beverages at Maine Craft Distilling, and then admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner.

New York City to Portland is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, Portland is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 40°F and lows of 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Gorham.

Things to do in Portland

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums


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Gorham is a town in Coos County, New Hampshire, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel - Day Tours and then ski along the peaceful trails at Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gorham vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Portland to Gorham takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Portland in March: high temperatures in Gorham hover around 17°F and lows are around 3°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Killington.

Things to do in Gorham

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

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Killington is a town in Rutland County, Vermont, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Killington - Pico Adventure Center, fly down the slopes at Killington Resort, and then play a few rounds at Green Mountain National Golf Course.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Killington day trip site.

Getting from Gorham to Killington by car takes about 3 hours. When traveling from Gorham in March, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Killington: temperatures range from 38°F by day to 20°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Killington

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Theme Parks


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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 20th (Sun): get curious at Museum of Science, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, then stroll around Boston Common, and finally take a stroll through North End.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Boston online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Killington to Boston takes 3 hours. Traveling from Killington in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°F in Boston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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 Hampshire travel guide

Waterfalls · Theme Parks · Ski Areas
The Granite State
One of the country's smallest and least populous states, New Hampshire's wealth of recreational offerings make it a popular vacation destination. Its many pristine natural areas attract skiers, snowmobilers, hikers, and mountaineers from around the world. Named after a county in England, New Hampshire was the first of the North American colonies to establish a government independent of Great Britain's authority. Though New Hampshire's official nickname refers to its extensive granite formations and quarries, the state's license plates carry the motto "Live Free or Die," reflecting the sense of independence prized by the famously terse natives. Find out why America's artists continue to find inspiration in New Hampshire by taking a trip to its quaint villages and sightseeing in the area's old colonial towns.

Vermont travel guide

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.

Massachusetts travel guide

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.