8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Cape May
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Hartford
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  3​h 45​min
3
Provincetown
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Nantucket
— 2 nights
ferry + Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
North Conway
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Lincoln
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
night
Cape May

Cape May ©
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.
On the 3rd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Emlen Physick Estate, contemplate the long history of Cape May Carriage Company, and then kick back and relax at Cape May City Beaches. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, then browse the exhibits of Cape May Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Sunset Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cape May online tour builder .

Newark to Cape May is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hartford.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Sunset Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach
Cape May Carriage ©
Cape May Carriage
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches

1
night
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, then contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hartford journey planning website .

Drive from Cape May to Hartford in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daytime highs in Hartford are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art ©
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center ©
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum

1
night
Provincetown

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Provincetown trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Hartford to Provincetown takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Hartford in July, expect nights in Provincetown to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Provincetown

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): kick back and relax at Cisco Beach, sample the fine beverages at Cisco Brewers, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nobadeer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Whaling Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Jetties Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Sankaty Head Lighthouse.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nantucket online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Provincetown to Nantucket in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to North Conway.

Things to do in Nantucket

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cisco Beach ©
Cisco Beach
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Jetties Beach ©
Jetties Beach

1
day
North Conway

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Ledge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths, and finally admire the sheer force of Jackson Falls.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the North Conway road trip planning tool .

Do a combination of ferry and car from Nantucket to North Conway in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daily temperatures in North Conway can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in North Conway

Nature Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Jackson Falls
Highlights from your plan
Jackson Falls ©
Jackson Falls
Cathedral Ledge ©
Cathedral Ledge
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths

1
night
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Flume Gorge, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lincoln trip planner.

Traveling by car from North Conway to Lincoln takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Flume Gorge, Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves
Highlights from your plan
Flume Gorge ©
Flume Gorge
Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves ©
The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park ©

Similar Plans

9 days in Massachusetts BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Vermont, Connecticut & New York City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in New Hampshire BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in New York City & New Jersey BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in New Jersey BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in New Jersey & New York City BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in New Jersey & Syracuse BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in New England & New Hampshire BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans