8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Algonquin
Drive:  13 h 15 min
1
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  16 h 15 min
End: Algonquin

1
night
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. On the 19th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza and then get a new perspective on nature at New York State Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Albany trip planner.

Algonquin to Albany is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Albany are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to New York City.

Things to do in Albany

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New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial and then walk around Central Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Albany to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Albany in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 72°F in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Central Park
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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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.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Ogunquit (Ogunquit Beach & Marginal Way Walkway). There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, explore the landscape on two wheels at Eastern Promenade, and admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art.

Start your trip to Portland by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from New York City to Portland in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, Portland is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 79°F and lows of 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Salem.

Things to do in Portland

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Ogunquit, Portland Head Light
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

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Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
On the 24th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burying Point Cemetery, contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables, thentake an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, and finally stroll around Salem Witch Trials Memorial.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Salem trip planning app.

You can drive from Portland to Salem in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Salem Witch Museum ©
Salem Witch Museum
Old Burying Point Cemetery ©
Old Burying Point Cemetery

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