9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Boston, Bus to Portland
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Portland
— 1 night
Drive
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Kennebunkport
— 1 night
Drive
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Sandwich
— 2 nights
Drive
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Provincetown
— 1 night
Fly
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Boston
— 3 nights
Fly

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Portland

— 1 night

The Forest City

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 23rd (Mon): get outside with Red Claws Basketball, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewing Company, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary planner.

San Francisco to Portland is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Portland due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Portland when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Kennebunkport

— 1 night
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kennebunk Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally look for gifts at Scalawags Pet Boutique.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kennebunkport tour planner.

You can drive from Portland to Kennebunkport in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Kennebunkport, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sandwich

— 2 nights
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Sandwich Glass Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Patuxet, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, then kick back and relax at Nauset Beach, then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, and finally steep yourself in history at Plymouth Rock.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sandwich trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Kennebunkport to Sandwich in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kennebunkport in September since evenings lows in Sandwich dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Provincetown.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Provincetown

— 1 night

Birthplace of American Liberty

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 27th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Cod National Seashore.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Provincetown route planner.

You can drive from Sandwich to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Provincetown

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Boston

— 3 nights

Beantown

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.
Family-friendly places like Boston Public Garden and Freedom Trail will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, admire nature's wide array of creatures at New England Aquarium, engage your brain at Museum of Science, and browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Boston online tour planner.

Fly from Provincetown to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Cape Cod travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Specialty Museums
Located on the southern shore of Massachusetts, Cape Cod contains some 15 towns and two islands. The arm-shaped peninsula is a popular holiday destination throughout the year because of its historical attractions, art galleries, award-winning restaurants, and a scenic coastline dotted by sandy beaches. Start your sightseeing in Provincetown, located at the very tip of the cape and famous for being the site of the first Pilgrims' landing in 1620. From there you can hit up all of the Cape's other small towns, renowned for their comfortable bed and breakfasts and distinctive cuisine of fresh fish and oyster dishes. This maritime community features more than a dozen lighthouses. Part of experiencing the Cape means a trip to its two islands--which showcase several lighthouses and numerous restaurants.