7 days in Continental USA Itinerary

7 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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7 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + bus:  10​h
1
Newport
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Nantucket
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Pittsburgh
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Hammondsport
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Pittsburgh

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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk and then examine the collection at The Breakers.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Newport day trip planner.

New York City to Newport is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, expect Newport to be slightly colder, temps between 79°F and 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Newport

Trails Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

1
night
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): kick back and relax at Cisco Beach, see the interesting displays at Whaling Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nobadeer.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nantucket trip app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Newport to Nantucket takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Nantucket

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cisco Beach ©
Cisco Beach
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum

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night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Shore Path, then make a trip to Land Bridge to Bar Island, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, head off the coast to Mount Desert Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Little Hunters Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Nantucket to Bar Harbor takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Nantucket in August, Bar Harbor is slightly colder at night with lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Little Hunters Beach ©
Little Hunters Beach
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

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day
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take a stroll through Mount Washington and then admire all the interesting features of PNC Park.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh visit planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Bar Harbor to Pittsburgh in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bar Harbor in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Pittsburgh, with lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
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Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

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night
Hammondsport

Hammondsport ©
Hammondsport is a village at the south end of Keuka Lake, one of the Finger Lakes of, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Corning Museum of Glass and then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, learn about winemaking at Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery, experience rural life at Boundary Breaks Winery, then learn about winemaking at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and finally learn about winemaking at McGregor Vineyard.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hammondsport trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Hammondsport takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hammondsport

Museums Classes Shopping

Side Trips

Dundee, Boundary Breaks Winery, Watkins Glen State Park, Corning Museum of Glass
Highlights from your plan
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery ©
Dr. Konstantin Frank Winery

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