9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rochester
Drive:  8 h
1
Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Rockport
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Kennebunkport
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Portsmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
End: Rochester

3
nights
Provincetown

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.
You've now added Marine Specialties to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nauset Lighthouse and Fort Hill Rural Historic District. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Highland Light and Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary. Step out of Provincetown to go to Eastham and see Captain Penniman House, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Cape Cod Provincelands Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Race Point Beach, and stroll through Long Point.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Provincetown trip builder tool .

Rochester to Provincetown is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rockport.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Highland Light, Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Highland Light ©
Highland Light
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Fort Hill Rural Historic District ©
Fort Hill Rural Historic District

1
night
Rockport

Rockport ©
Rockport is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Motif Number 1 as well as Rockport Breakwater. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Motif Number 1, then go for a walk through Rockport Breakwater, and then stroll through Front Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rockport travel route website .

Drive from Provincetown to Rockport in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Rockport can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Rockport

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Front Beach ©
Front Beach
Motif Number 1 ©
Motif Number 1

1
night
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. You've now added Goose Rocks Beach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): kick back and relax at Goose Rocks Beach and then get to know the fascinating history of Parson's Way.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kennebunkport online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Rockport to Kennebunkport in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rockport in October, plan for little chillier nights in Kennebunkport, with lows around 38°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Thu) before leaving for Portland.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wicked Walking Tours, Shipyard Brewing Company, Allagash Brewery, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Portland Breakwater Lighthouse, enjoy the sea views from Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rising Tide Brewing Company, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Eastern Cemetery, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Wicked Walking Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: let your taste buds guide you at Maine Food for Thought Tours, steep yourself in history at Wadsworth-Longfellow House, then learn about winemaking at Maine Mead Works, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewery, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Shipyard Brewing Company.

For photos and tourist information, use the Portland online trip maker .

You can drive from Kennebunkport to Portland in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 43°F. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Tours Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

South Portland
Highlights from your plan
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse ©
Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Wadsworth-Longfellow House ©
Wadsworth-Longfellow House

1
night
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, then get to know the fascinating history of Harbour Place Marina, and then contemplate the long history of Warner House.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth visit site .

Drive from Portland to Portsmouth in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Portsmouth sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 44°F at night. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Warner House ©
Warner House
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse ©
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse

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