8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Salem
— 2 nights
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Bar Harbor
— 1 night
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Acadia National Park
— 1 night
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Burlington
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for gifts at Crow Haven Corner, learn insider's secrets on Salem Food Tours, and then get great views at Bearskin Neck. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Peabody Essex Museum, take an in-depth tour of The House of the Seven Gables, then examine the collection at Salem Witch Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Gallows Hill Museum/Theatre.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Salem road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Salem. October in Salem sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

Side Trip

Bearskin Neck
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Crow Haven Corner ©
Crow Haven Corner
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum

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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.
You've now added Cocktails & Cannoli to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, explore the galleries of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, then wander the streets of North End, and finally see Cocktails & Cannoli. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Boston vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Salem to Boston takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in October, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Nightlife · Tours
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Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
North End ©
North End

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Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path, then see the interesting displays at Abbe Museum, then hike along Ocean Path, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bar Harbor day trip tool.

Getting from Boston to Bar Harbor by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, Bar Harbor is slightly colder than Boston - with highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Abbe Museum ©
Abbe Museum
Compass Harbor Trail ©
Compass Harbor Trail

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Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): stroll through Carriage Roads, get engrossed in the history at Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, then kick back and relax at Sand Beach, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Park Loop Road and then explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Acadia National Park attractions planner.

Acadia National Park is just a stone's throw from Bar Harbor. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Burlington.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Sand Beach ©
Sand Beach
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads

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Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Burlington Bike Path, shop like a local with Church Street Marketplace, and then see Vintage Photography Emporium.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Burlington online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Acadia National Park to Burlington takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 44°F.

Things to do in Burlington

Shopping · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Vintage Photography Emporium ©
Vintage Photography Emporium

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