9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Burlington
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Boston
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
New Haven
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Minneapolis

1
night
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. On the 11th (Sun), browse the different shops at Burlington Town Center Mall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burlington Bike Path, browse the eclectic array of goods at Church Street Marketplace, sample the tasty concoctions at Queen City Brewery, then examine the collection at Shelburne Museum, and finally stop by Lake Champlain Chocolates.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Burlington trip itinerary builder site .

Minneapolis to Burlington is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Minneapolis to Burlington due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Burlington

Shopping Parks Trails

Side Trip

Shelburne Museum
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Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Burlington Town Center Mall ©
Burlington Town Center Mall

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.
On the 12th (Mon), take a stroll through Old Port, then sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewing Company, then kick back and relax at Wells Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Ogunquit Beach. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, then see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, and finally explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Burlington to Portland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Beaches Museums

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Portland Head Light, Wells Beach
Highlights from your plan
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Wells Beach ©
Wells Beach
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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.
On the 14th (Wed), wander the streets of Beacon Hill, take a stroll through Waterfront, then wander the streets of North End, then hunt for treasures at Quincy Market, and finally don't miss a visit to Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the tasty concoctions at Samuel Adams Brewery, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Boston visit app .

Getting from Portland to Boston by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Portland in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Boston, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to New Haven.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill
Dolphin & Whale Watching
North End ©
North End

1
night
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): look for gifts at Lyman Orchards.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New Haven travel site .

Traveling by train from Boston to New Haven takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October in New Haven, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 48°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to New York City.

Things to do in New Haven

Shopping

Side Trip

Lyman Orchards
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Lyman Orchards ©
Lyman Orchards

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.
On the 17th (Sat), go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to Times Square, then hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, and finally wander the streets of Greenwich Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, then get a taste of the local shopping with SoHo, and finally take a stroll through Washington Square Park.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip planning app .

Getting from New Haven to New York City by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from New Haven in October since evenings lows in New York City dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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