60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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Bangor
— 4 nights
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Bar Harbor
— 4 nights
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Portland
— 4 nights
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Portsmouth
— 4 nights
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Salem
— 4 nights
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Boston
— 5 nights
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Plymouth
— 5 nights
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Providence
— 4 nights
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Hartford
— 4 nights
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New Haven
— 3 nights
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New York City
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Philadelphia
— 5 nights
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Atlantic City
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Bangor

— 4 nights
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. state of Maine. Get out of town with these interesting Bangor side-trips: Owls Head Transportation Museum (in Owls Head), Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden (in Seal Harbor) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Rockland). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Moosehead Lake, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Battie, examine the collection at Cole Land Transportation Museum, and make a trip to Stephen King's House.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bangor day trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Bangor is an approximately 31-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Bangor, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in Bangor at 30°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Bangor

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bar Harbor

— 4 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Step out of Bar Harbor to go to Gouldsboro and see Bartlett Maine Estate Winery, which is approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, hike along Precipice Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Frenchman Bay.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor route builder app.

Traveling by car from Bangor to Bar Harbor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Popham Beach State Park (in Phippsburg), Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit) and Bath (Maine Maritime Museum & South End Dog Park). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Cabbage Island, enjoy the sea views from Burnt Island Lighthouse, identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust, and learn about winemaking at Maine Mead Works.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, daytime highs in Portland are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Portsmouth

— 4 nights
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portsmouth: Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (in Loudon), Winant Park Hiking Trails (in Concord) and Waterfront Park (in Newburyport). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Wright Museum of WWII, enjoy the sand and surf at Wallis Sands State Beach, see the interesting displays at New Hampshire Boat Museum, and head off the coast to Isles of Shoals.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Portsmouth visit planning tool.

Traveling by car from Portland to Portsmouth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salem: Gloucester (Good Harbor Beach, Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, &more) and Old Town Hill (in Newbury). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Salem Maritime National Historic Site, identify plant and animal life at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, contemplate the waterfront views at Essex River, and stroll around Lynch Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Salem day trip tool.

You can drive from Portsmouth to Salem in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Boston

— 5 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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, get a taste of the local shopping with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, engage your brain at Museum of Science, and steep yourself in history at Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Boston journey tool.

Traveling by car from Salem to Boston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Boston are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Plymouth

— 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Plymouth: Falmouth (Shining Sea Bikeway & Old Silver Beach), Provincetown (Provincetown Town Hall, Provincetown Library, &more) and Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Marconi Beach, examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, and steep yourself in history at Hoxie House.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Plymouth online day trip planner.

Drive from Boston to Plymouth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Plymouth are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Providence.

Things to do in Plymouth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Providence

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Providence: Colt State Park (in Bristol), Gilbert Stuart Museum (in North Kingstown) and New Bedford Whaling Museum (in New Bedford). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Lizzie Borden House, experience rural life at Wright's Dairy Farm and Bakery, explore the activities along Providence River, and hunt for treasures at Crompton Collective.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Providence travel planner.

Drive from Plymouth to Providence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Providence

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Hartford

— 4 nights
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. Venture out of the city with trips to Stanley park (in Westfield), T.R. Gallo West Strand Park (in Kingston) and Bullitt Reservation (in Ashfield). There's lots more to do: grab your bike and head to Village Bike Rentals, browse the collection at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, hike along Ashuwillticook Rail Trail, and ponder the world of politics at Connecticut State Capitol.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hartford online vacation planner.

Drive from Providence to Hartford in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to New Haven.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

New Haven

— 3 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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Haven: Rowanwood Farm (in Newtown), Pleasure Beach (in Waterford) and Southford Falls State Park (in Oxford). Next up on the itinerary: get lost in a book at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, get engrossed in the history at Boothe Memorial Park and Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Hammonasset Beach State Park, and step off the mainland to explore Thimble Islands.

Before you visit New Haven, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Hartford to New Haven takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in New Haven

Parks · Nature · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

New York City

— 7 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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New York City trip maker website.

Traveling by car from New Haven to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from New Haven in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Philadelphia

— 5 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur), Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Hagley Museum And Library (in Wilmington). The adventure continues: walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, steep yourself in history at Washington Square Park, and see the interesting displays at Philadelphia History Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip website.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Atlantic City

— 3 nights

America's Favorite Playground

The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Venture out of the city with trips to Island Miniature Golf (in Wildwood), Bury The Hatchet Toms River - Axe Throwing (in Toms River) and Cape May County Park & Zoo (in Cape May Court House). The adventure continues: experience rural life at Jersey Shore Alpacas.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Atlantic City day trip app.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Atlantic City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Atlantic City can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Fun & Games · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

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.