8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  4​h
1
Providence
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Mystic
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Boston
— 2 nights
Train:  30​min
5
Salem
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Buffalo

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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.
On the 13th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Benefit Street, admire the masterpieces at RISD Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Lippitt House Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Providence travel planning website .

Buffalo to Providence is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a train to Mystic.

Things to do in Providence

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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RISD Museum ©
RISD Museum
Benefit Street ©
Benefit Street
Lippitt House Museum ©
Lippitt House Museum

1
night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mystic Aquarium, and then explore and take pictures at Charles W. Morgan.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mystic journey planner.

Getting from Providence to Mystic by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In July, daytime highs in Mystic are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Mystic

Zoos & Aquariums Museums Parks
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Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Charles W. Morgan ©
Charles W. Morgan

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, examine the collection at The Breakers, then explore and take pictures at Ocean Drive Historic District, and finally view the masterpieces at Thames Glass.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Newport journey planner .

Traveling by car from Mystic to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

2
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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 16th (Tue): get advice or help at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Boston Common.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary app .

Drive from Newport to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Boston are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old First Parish Burying Ground, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, then examine the collection at Peabody Essex Museum, then contemplate the long history of Salem Maritime National Historic Site, and finally steep yourself in history at The House of the Seven Gables.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Salem day trip planning tool .

Salem is very close to Boston. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Gloucester, Old First Parish Burying Ground
Highlights from your plan
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, get interesting insight from Tours, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewery.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Salem to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Portland are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

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