59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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Brooklyn
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New York City
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Hyde Park
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New Haven
— 5 nights
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Mystic
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Providence
— 3 nights
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Plymouth
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Boston
— 11 nights
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Salem
— 4 nights
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Portsmouth
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Portland
— 4 nights
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Camden
— 2 nights
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Bar Harbor
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Brooklyn — 3 nights

Borough of Trees

Though it may be less popular or touristy than its big brother Manhattan, Brooklyn boasts of one of the largest and hippest art districts in the United States.
Your list of things to see and do now includes American Airpower Museum, Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, Coney Island, and other attractions. Explore hidden gems such as Brooklyn Botanic Garden and New York Transit Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sagtikos Manor and Fort Greene. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Grand Army Plaza, learn the secrets of beer at Other Half Brewing Company, and examine the collection at Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Brooklyn trip itinerary planner.

New York City to Brooklyn is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a subway. In May, daytime highs in Brooklyn are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to New York City.
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New York City — 12 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Hamilton Grange National Memorial, Central Park Zoo, Madame Tussauds New York, and other attractions. Popular historic sites such as The Met Cloisters and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Grounds For Sculpture. Step out of New York City to go to Millington and see The Raptor Trust Center, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at The Morgan Library & Museum, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City online trip itinerary maker.

New York City is very close to Brooklyn. May in New York City sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hyde Park.
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Hyde Park — 2 nights

Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, New York, bordering the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie. Your day by day itinerary now includes Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and then contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site and then steep yourself in history at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hyde Park trip site.

Drive from New York City to Hyde Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Hyde Park when traveling from New York City in May, with lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to New Haven.
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New Haven — 5 nights

New Haven, in the U.S. state of Connecticut, is the principal municipality in Greater New Haven, which had a total population of 862,477 in 2010. Your list of things to see and do now includes Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst College Museum of Natural History, New England Air Museum, and other attractions. Ancient Burying Ground and Webb Deane Stevens Museum will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Mead Art Museum and New Haven Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Harriet Beecher Stowe Center (in Hartford) and Mount Holyoke College Art Museum (in South Hadley). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History and take an in-depth tour of Boothe Memorial Park and Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New Haven trip planning site.

Getting from Hyde Park to New Haven by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Hyde Park in May, expect nights in New Haven to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are little chillier, around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Mystic.
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Mystic — 3 nights

A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mystic Aquarium as well as Mystic Seaport Museum. Watch Hill Lighthouse and Florence Griswold Museum will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Slater Memorial Museum and Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center. There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Mystic Museum of Art and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mystic road trip tool.

You can drive from New Haven to Mystic in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Providence.
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Providence — 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Roger Williams National Memorial as well as Providence Children's Museum. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Lizzie Borden House.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Providence trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Mystic to Providence takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Providence, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Plymouth.
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Plymouth — 3 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Plimoth Patuxet Museums and Burial Hill. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mayflower Society House and Library and Mayflower II. There's lots more to do: cast your line with Coastal Charters Sportfishing, view the masterpieces at Richard Sparrow House, contemplate the long history of Jabez Howland House, and take in nature's colorful creations at Brewster Gardens.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Plymouth sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Providence to Plymouth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Plymouth, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Boston.
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Boston — 11 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Samuel Adams Brewery, The Old North Bridge, Boston African American National Historic Site, and other attractions. Visit Harvard University and Old State House for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and The Paul Revere House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Concord (Walden Pond State Reservation, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, &more). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground, take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church, admire the natural beauty at Arnold Arboretum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Boston online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Plymouth to Boston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Boston sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Salem.
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Salem — 4 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Peabody Essex Museum and Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House. Explore hidden gems such as The House of the Seven Gables and Saugus Iron Works. Take a break from Salem with a short trip to Castle Hill on the Crane Estate in Ipswich, about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Phillips House, visit a coastal fixture at Chandler Hovey Park, get to know the fascinating history of Pickering Wharf, and see the interesting displays at Salem Witch Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Salem visit planner.

You can drive from Boston to Salem in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Portsmouth.
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Portsmouth — 2 nights

Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Governor John Langdon House has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Governor John Langdon House, enjoy the sea views from Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Harbour Place Marina. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take an in-depth tour of USS Albacore Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Rundlet-May House.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Portsmouth itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Salem to Portsmouth in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.
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Portland — 4 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Portland Head Light, Casco Bay and Ram Island Ledge Light. Get some historical perspective at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse and The Wadsworth-Longfellow House. Explore hidden gems such as Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum and Lisa-Marie's Made in Maine. Step out of Portland to go to Gray and see Maine Wildlife Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and listen to music at Maine Craft Distilling.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Portland trip planner.

Drive from Portsmouth to Portland in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Camden.
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Camden — 2 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Sail Power and Steam Museum, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum and Owls Head Lighthouse. On the 23rd (Thu), browse the exhibits of Owls Head Lighthouse, then see the interesting displays at Sail Power and Steam Museum, then enjoy the sea views from Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Curtis Island Light. On the next day, take a memorable tour with A Morning In Maine, examine the collection at Maine Lighthouse Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shirttail Point.

To see where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Camden trip site.

Getting from Portland to Camden by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Portland, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Camden, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bar Harbor.
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Bar Harbor — 4 nights

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Seal Cove Auto Museum as well as Oli's Trolley - Acadia National Park Tour. Explore hidden gems such as Shore Path and Land Bridge to Bar Island. Get some historical perspective at Egg Rock Light and St. Saviour's Church. Go for a jaunt from Bar Harbor to Southwest Harbor to see Wonderland Trail about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, hike along Bar Island Trails, and look for gifts at Bar Harbor Popcorn.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Camden to Bar Harbor by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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