8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lancaster
Drive:  5 h 45 min
1
Saratoga Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Waterbury
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Salem
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Bangor
— 1 night
Drive:  10 h 30 min
End: Lancaster

2
nights
Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs ©
Named for the restorative mineral springs in the area, Saratoga Springs began its life as a resort town.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at New York State Executive Mansion, get a new perspective on nature at New York State Museum, and then take in the exciting artwork at The Hyde Collection Art Museum and Historic Home. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, try to win big at Saratoga Casino Hotel, then try your luck at Saratoga Race Course, and finally stop by Impressions of Saratoga.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Saratoga Springs trip planner.

Lancaster to Saratoga Springs is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Lancaster in September, you will find days in Saratoga Springs are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Waterbury.

Things to do in Saratoga Springs

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Albany, The Hyde Collection Art Museum and Historic Home
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Saratoga Race Course ©
Saratoga Race Course
New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum
Spas

2
nights
Waterbury

Waterbury ©
Waterbury is a town in Washington County in central Vermont, United States. You've now added Ben & Jerry's to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits, then view the masterpieces at Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio, and then learn the secrets of production at Ben & Jerry's. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Texas Falls Recreation Area, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Woodchuck Cider House, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Round Church.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Waterbury trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Saratoga Springs to Waterbury in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Waterbury when traveling from Saratoga Springs in September, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Waterbury

Breweries & Distilleries Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Woodchuck Cider House, Round Church, Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits, Texas Falls Recreation Area
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Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits ©
Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits
Woodchuck Cider House ©
Woodchuck Cider House
Texas Falls Recreation Area ©
Texas Falls Recreation Area

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.
You've now added Salem Witch Museum to your itinerary. On the 21st (Mon), stop by Crow Haven Corner, get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burying Point Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at The House of the Seven Gables. On the next day, get great views at Bearskin Neck, immerse yourself in nature at Halibut Point State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Good Harbor Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Salem holiday builder site .

You can drive from Waterbury to Salem in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Waterbury in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Salem, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bangor.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Rockport, Good Harbor Beach
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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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night
Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): make a trip to Stephen King's House, examine the collection at Cole Land Transportation Museum, and then try your luck at Hollywood Casino.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bangor trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Salem to Bangor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 51°F. On the 23rd (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Bangor

Fun & Games Casinos Museums
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Cole Land Transportation Museum ©
Cole Land Transportation Museum
Stephen King's House ©
Stephen King's House