5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  4​h
1
Fairfield
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Gloucester
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
North Conway
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Bar Harbor
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Washington DC


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Fairfield

Fairfield ©
Fairfield is a town located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Fairfield University Art Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Fairfield day trip app .

Washington DC to Fairfield is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In October in Fairfield, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sandwich.

Things to do in Fairfield

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lucius Pond Ordway / Devil's Den Preserve
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Fairfield University Art Museum ©
Fairfield University Art Museum

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Sandwich

Sandwich ©
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Sandwich Glass Museum, examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then examine the collection at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sandwich trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fairfield to Sandwich takes 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Fairfield in October since evenings lows in Sandwich dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Gloucester.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trips

Shining Sea Bikeway, John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum ©
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum

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Gloucester

The still waters off the Gloucester shore are immortalized in paintings and prints produced by the hundreds of artists who visit this town.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Fishermen's Memorial Monument, then examine the collection at Salem Witch Museum, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gloucester travel site .

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Gloucester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in October, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Gloucester

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Salem Witch Museum
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Salem Witch Museum ©
Salem Witch Museum
Fishermen's Memorial Monument ©
Fishermen's Memorial Monument

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths, and then cruise along Kancamagus Highway.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our North Conway road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gloucester to North Conway takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In October in North Conway, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in North Conway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks
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Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths

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Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 15th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Saviour's Church :, look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain.

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

You can drive from North Conway to Bar Harbor in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Bar Harbor can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Cadillac Mountain
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Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
St. Saviour's Church : ©
St. Saviour's Church :

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