9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cedar Rapids
Fly:  7​h
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Bar Harbor
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Portland
— Few hours
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Cedar Rapids

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take a stroll through Times Square and then make a trip to Central Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary builder app .

Cedar Rapids to New York City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cedar Rapids to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Cedar Rapids in July, with lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square

2
nights
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 (Sun), admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, then shop like a local with Newbury Street, then stroll through Rose Kennedy Greenway, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, then wander the streets of North End, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Boston trip builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, expect little chillier with lows of 67°F in Boston. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Boston

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

3
nights
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Acadia National Park and Shore Path. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stop by Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, and take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bar Harbor trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Boston to Bar Harbor takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Boston in July, things will get little chillier in Bar Harbor: highs are around 75°F and lows about 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Park Loop Road
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Acadia National Park ©
Acadia National Park
Mount Desert Island ©
Mount Desert Island
Shore Path ©
Shore Path

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewery and then kick back and relax at Old Orchard Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Portland trip maker app .

Drive from Bar Harbor to Portland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Portland sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Old Orchard Beach
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Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach

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