59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey maker

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Brooklyn
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 12 nights
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Hyde Park
— 2 nights
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New Haven
— 5 nights
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Mystic
— 3 nights
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Providence
— 3 nights
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Plymouth
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 11 nights
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Salem
— 4 nights
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Portsmouth
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 4 nights
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Camden
— 2 nights
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Bar Harbor
— 4 nights
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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, sample the tasty concoctions 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.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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 Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Ellis Island. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to The Raptor Trust Center (in Millington) and Grounds For Sculpture (in Hamilton). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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 get engrossed in the 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.

Things to do in Hyde Park

Historic Sites · Museums

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 Harriet Beecher Stowe Center will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Mead Art Museum and New Haven Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Holyoke College Art Museum (in South Hadley) and Webb Deane Stevens Museum (in Wethersfield). 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.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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: get engrossed in the 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.

Things to do in Providence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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 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.

Things to do in Plymouth

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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, Minuteman National Park - Old North Bridge, Boston African American National Historic Site, and other attractions. Visit Harvard University and Granary Burying Ground 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) and Lexington Green (in Lexington). There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Old State House, learn more about the world around you at The Harvard Museum of Natural History, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, and admire the striking features of Massachusetts State House.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Boston trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Plymouth to Boston takes 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 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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 The House of the Seven Gables. Explore hidden gems such as Saugus Iron Works and Castle Hill on the Crane Estate. Venture out of the city with trips to Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House (in Gloucester) and Cogswell's Grant (in Essex). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Phillips House, visit a coastal fixture at Chandler Hovey Park, get to know the fascinating history of Pickering Wharf, and contemplate the long history of Salem Maritime National Historic Site.

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.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company and Museum and Wadsworth-Longfellow House. Step out of Portland to go to Gray and see Maine Wildlife Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, stop by Lisa-Marie's Made in Maine, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and sample the fine beverages at Maine Craft Distilling.

To plan Portland vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Portsmouth to Portland in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Portland, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Camden.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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, get outside with Morning In Maine Boat Tour, 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.

Things to do in Camden

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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 Egg Rock Light. Go for a jaunt from Bar Harbor to Southwest Harbor to see Wonderland Trail about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, look for gifts at Bar Harbor Popcorn, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Saviour's Church :, and stroll through Bar Island Trails.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bar Harbor sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Camden to Bar Harbor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bar Harbor can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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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.