60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Burlington
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North Conway
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Portland
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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
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Boston
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Newport
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Hartford
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Cape May
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Lewes
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Philadelphia
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Baltimore
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Washington DC
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Pittsburgh
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Burlington

Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Shelburne Farms, see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, and then hike along Burlington Bike Path. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Mansfield State Forest, stroll through Stowe Recreation Path, and then cruise along Smugglers Notch State Park.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Burlington trip planner.

Denver to Burlington is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Burlington is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Burlington when traveling from Denver in May, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to North Conway.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Visit Flume Gorge and The Little White Church for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park and Cathedral Ledge. Venture out of the city with trips to Mt. Washington Auto Road (in Gorham), Franconia Notch State Park (in Franconia) and Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves (in Woodstock). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths, identify plant and animal life at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, stroll through Rocky Gorge, and look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our North Conway road trip website.

You can drive from Burlington to North Conway in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Burlington in May, things will get a bit cooler in North Conway: highs are around 59°F and lows about 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in North Conway

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

4
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Portland

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Portland Head Light and Nubble Lighthouse. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ogunquit Beach and Farnsworth Art Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (in Bristol), Strawbery Banke Museum (in Portsmouth) and Perkins Cove (in Ogunquit). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, examine the collection at Maine Maritime Museum, take an in-depth tour of Victoria Mansion, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from North Conway to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In May in Portland, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shore Path and Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail. Get in touch with nature at Mount Battie and Sand Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Rockland Breakwater Light in Rockland (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Park Loop Road, grab your bike and head to Carriage Roads, contemplate the waterfront views at Jordan Pond Path Trailhead, and trek along Bubble Rock.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bar Harbor vacation planner.

Drive from Portland to Bar Harbor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daily temperatures in Bar Harbor can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Boston

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.
Appreciate the collections at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library and Museum of Fine Arts. Old North Church & Historic Site and National Monument to the Forefathers are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich), Plimoth Patuxet (in Plymouth) and Coast Guard Beach (in Eastham). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum, engage your brain at Museum of Science, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and browse the exhibits of The House of the Seven Gables.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Boston online trip builder.

Getting from Bar Harbor to Boston by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bar Harbor in May, with highs in Boston at 67°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Newport

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Visiting Ocean Drive Historic District and Cliff Walk will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Elms and Marble House. Explore Newport's surroundings by going to New Bedford Whaling Museum (in New Bedford), Chatham Marconi Maritime Center (in North Chatham) and Lizzie Borden House (in Fall River). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Adams State Park, examine the collection at Rosecliff, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and enjoy the sea views from Beavertail Lighthouse and Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Newport online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Boston to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Newport are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

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Hartford

Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Get some cultural insight at Norman Rockwell Museum and The Mark Twain House & Museum. The Clark Art Institute and The Submarine Force Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hartford: The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home (in Lenox), Old Sturbridge Village (in Sturbridge) and MASS MoCA (in North Adams). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery, stroll around Stanley park, and see the interesting displays at New England Air Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hartford trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Newport to Hartford in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Newport in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hartford: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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Cape May

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Step out of the city life by going to Cape May City Beaches and Wildwood Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cape May Lighthouse and Emlen Physick Estate. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cape May: Ocean City (Northside Park, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more), Barnegat Lighthouse State Park (in Barnegat Light) and Borgata Casino (in Atlantic City). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, identify plant and animal life at Cape May Bird Observatory, and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Wildwood Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cape May online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hartford to Cape May in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Cape May are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Lewes.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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Lewes

Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, then kick back and relax at Dewey Beach, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Air Mobility Command Museum, then kick back and relax at Lewes Beach, and then kick back and relax at Cape Henlopen State Park.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lewes online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Cape May to Lewes takes 2 hours. In June in Lewes, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Lewes

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Valley Forge National Historical Park and AACA Museum, Inc. are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and Rodin Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Lancaster (Dutch Wonderland, The Amish Farm and House, &more), Ephrata Cloister (in Ephrata) and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Masonic Temple, get engrossed in the history at National Constitution Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, and admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lewes to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

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Baltimore

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Visit Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Jennie Wade House for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Gettysburg National Cemetery and John Brown's Fort. Change things up with these side-trips from Baltimore: Gettysburg (Gettysburg Museum of History, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more).

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Baltimore trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Baltimore takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Baltimore are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Popular historic sites such as The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Old Town are in your itinerary. Visiting Old Rag Mountain Hike and Stony Man Mountain Overlook will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Fredericksburg (The Rising Sun Tavern, Mary Washington House, &more), Richmond (White House of the Confederacy, St. John's Episcopal Church, &more) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian American Art Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, contemplate the long history of Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial, and admire the natural beauty at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC vacation app.

You can drive from Baltimore to Washington DC in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Pittsburgh

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Senator John Heinz History Center and Cathedral of Learning. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Venture out of the city with trips to Fallingwater (in Mill Run) and Climbing Tours (in Ohiopyle). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington, immerse yourself in nature at Point State Park, and wander the streets of Strip District.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Pittsburgh travel route app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Pittsburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in June, things will get little chillier in Pittsburgh: highs are around 79°F and lows about 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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.

New Hampshire travel guide

4.6
Scenic Drive · Geologic Formations · Theme Parks
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.

Maine travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Lighthouses · Mountains
The Pine Tree State
The easternmost state in New England, Maine features an indented coastline and forested interior, carved eons ago by receding glaciers. Maine includes more lighthouses and quaint resort villages than you could ever hope to explore in a single trip, but the state is also one of the country's most sparsely populated, the majority of its land pristine and uninhabited wilderness. The temperate coastal regions, historically supported by fishing and lobstering, contain most of the state's urban centers and are the most popular spots in the state for holidays. The sea is the focus here, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that water plays an important role in the distinct character of the state, shaping its economy, tourism, cuisine, politics, sports, and art.

Massachusetts travel guide

4.3
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.

Rhode Island travel guide

4.6
Specialty Museums · Historic Walking Areas · Architectural Buildings
The Ocean State
Despite being the country's smallest state, Rhode Island includes over 640 km (400 mi) of coastline, courtesy of Narragansett Bay and more than 30 islands. Most of the state is part of the U.S. mainland, despite its somewhat misleading name. Though it takes only about 40 minutes to drive across this tiny state, Rhode Island includes more white sandy beaches than most visitors can hope to explore on a single trip. The state's one big city and surrounding small towns brim with places to visit, such as museums, galleries, restaurants, bars, and historical neighborhoods packed with colonial-era buildings. Although the state may seem small, your holiday itinerary is sure to be chock-full.

Connecticut travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Aquariums · Theaters
The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.

New Jersey travel guide

3.9
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.

Delaware travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Theme Parks · History Museums
The First State
Nicknamed the "First State" for its role in ratifying the U.S. Constitution, Delaware is only 160 km (100 mi) long and about 80 km (49 mi) wide at its widest point. Despite its small size, the state is a patchwork of complex and diverse communities, with an industrialized north and rural south. More than just a tax-free shopping haven, the state features great sightseeing in its picturesque countryside interspersed with sleepy colonial villages and long sandy beaches. It also offers several organized trail systems that focus on things to do in the outdoors, including history, geocaching, culinary activities, and wine and spirits. Largely because of its size, Delaware remains one of the country's least-explored states.

Pennsylvania travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Casinos · History Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.

Maryland travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Specialty Museums · Aquariums
The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.