7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Manchester
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Boston
— 1 night
train:  45​min
5
Providence
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: New York City

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 20th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then explore and take pictures at Hamilton Grange National Memorial, and then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Firenze Jewels, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and then go for a walk through Central Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to New York City. In December, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Manchester.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Central Park ©
Central Park

1
night
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. On the 22nd (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Bromley Mountain, take in nature's colorful creations at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, and then stop by Northshire Bookstore.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester trip builder app .

Traveling by car from New York City to Manchester takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Manchester at 39°F and lows at 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Winter Sports Nature

Side Trip

Bromley Mountain
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Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Bromley Mountain ©
Bromley Mountain
Northshire Bookstore ©
Northshire Bookstore

1
night
Portland

Portland ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): cast your line with a fishing tour, then grab your bike and head to Eastern Promenade, and then revel in the low prices at L.L. Bean Factory Store.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Portland online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Manchester to Portland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in December, and nighttime lows around 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

L.L. Bean Factory Store
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Eastern Promenade ©
Eastern Promenade
Fishing Charters & Tours

1
night
Boston

Boston ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston vacation planner.

You can drive from Portland to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Portland in December, with highs in Boston at 43°F and lows at 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Providence.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

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night
Providence

Providence ©
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): meet the residents at Roger Williams Park Zoo, then take in the exciting artwork at Providence Art Club, then explore the world behind art at RISD Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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

You can take a train from Boston to Providence in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 45°F in December, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Providence

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Roger Williams Park Zoo ©
Roger Williams Park Zoo
Providence Art Club ©
Providence Art Club
RISD Museum ©
RISD Museum

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