8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charleston
Fly + Bus:  4​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Boston
— 2 nights
Train:  45​min
5
Providence
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Charleston

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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Chelsea Marketfor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Washington Square Park. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Times Square, shop like a local with SoHo, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

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Charleston to New York City is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Charleston in April; daily highs in New York City reach 61°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art, then take a stroll through Old Port, then stop by Lisa-Marie's Made in Maine, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewing Company.

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Getting from New York City to Portland by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get little chillier in Portland: highs are around 53°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Portland

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Neighborhoods
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Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Old Port ©
Old Port
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. On the 8th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Strawbery Banke Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, then enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, and finally enjoy the sea views from Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Portsmouth trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Portland to Portsmouth by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. April in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Nubble Lighthouse, Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, Marginal Way Walkway
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old North Church & Historic Site, then wander the streets of North End, then steep yourself in history at Granary Burying Ground, and finally take a stroll through Beacon Hill. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Waterfront, then take a stroll through Newbury Street, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Boston journey planner.

You can drive from Portsmouth to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Boston, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Providence.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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North End ©
North End
Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old North Church & Historic Site
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the galleries of Lizzie Borden House, take a stroll through Thayer Street, then contemplate the long history of Lippitt House Museum, and finally wander the streets of Wickenden Street.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Providence attractions planning site .

Getting from Boston to Providence by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Providence

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lizzie Borden House
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Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House
Lippitt House Museum ©
Lippitt House Museum

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