12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Lake George
— 1 night
2
Stratton
— 1 night
3
Acadia National Park
— 1 night
4
Bar Harbor
— Few hours
5
Portland
— 1 night
6
Kennebunkport
— 1 night
7
Boston
— 1 night
8
Nantucket
— 1 night
9
Oak Bluffs
— 1 night
10
Hyannis
— 1 night
11
Newport
— 1 night
12
Mystic
— 1 night

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night
Lake George

Lake George ©
A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
On the 3rd (Sun), get your game on at Oscar's Smoke House, identify plant and animal life at Prospect Mountain, thenfly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally explore the activities along Lake George.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lake George route planner.

Fort Wayne to Lake George is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Stratton.

Things to do in Lake George

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Oscar's Smoke House
Highlights from your plan
Lake George ©
Lake George
Prospect Mountain ©
Prospect Mountain
Parasailing & Paragliding

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night
Stratton

Stratton ©
On the 4th (Mon), trek along Bigelow Preserve and then get outside with Quill Hill.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Stratton trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Lake George to Stratton in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Stratton

Outdoors Trails Wildlife

Side Trip

Quill Hill
Highlights from your plan
Quill Hill ©
Quill Hill
Bigelow Preserve ©
Bigelow Preserve

1
night
Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Acadia National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Stratton to Acadia National Park in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail ©
Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail

few
hours
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip planner.

Bar Harbor is very close to Acadia National Park. In May in Bar Harbor, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 5th (Tue), you're off to Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Tours

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night
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 6th (Wed), take in panoramic vistas at Portland Observatory, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, thenexplore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewing Company.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Portland trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May, daytime highs in Portland are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

1
night
Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stop by Scalawags Pet Boutique, take in the exciting artwork at Compliments, get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ann's Episcopal Church.

Plan trip to Kennebunkport with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Portland to Kennebunkport by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Kennebunkport are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Ogunquit
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Scalawags Pet Boutique ©
Scalawags Pet Boutique

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Granary Burying Ground, thenstroll around Boston Common, thenadmire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston road trip tool.

You can drive from Kennebunkport to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Kennebunkport in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Boston, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Boston Common ©
Boston Common

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night
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. On the 9th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Paul's Episcopal Church, thensee the interesting displays at Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Whaling Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Jetties Beach.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Nantucket journey builder site.

Traveling by combination of from Boston to Nantucket takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Boston in May: highs in Nantucket hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Oak Bluffs.

Things to do in Nantucket

Beaches Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jetties Beach ©
Jetties Beach
Whaling Museum ©
Whaling Museum
Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum ©
Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum

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night
Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs ©
Oak Bluffs is a town located on the island of Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 10th (Sun), admire the striking features of Trinity Park Tabernacle, make a trip to Flying Horses Carousel, tee off at Farm Neck Golf Club, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Edgartown Lighthouse, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mytoi.

Plan trip to Oak Bluffs with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Nantucket to Oak Bluffs by ferry takes about 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Hyannis.

Things to do in Oak Bluffs

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Edgartown
Highlights from your plan
Trinity Park Tabernacle ©
Trinity Park Tabernacle
Mytoi ©
Mytoi
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse

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night
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
On the 11th (Mon), see the interesting displays at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, examine the collection at Sandwich Glass Museum, see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens, thensample the tasty concoctions at Cape Cod Beer, and finally contemplate the long history of Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hyannis online journey planner.

You can ride a ferry from Oak Bluffs to Hyannis in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Hyannis

Museums Childrens Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Sandwich, Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum ©
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum

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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District, thensee the interesting displays at The Breakers, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Newport travel route planner.

Drive from Hyannis to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Newport are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): meet the residents at Mystic Aquarium and then examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mystic day trip website.

Traveling by car from Newport to Mystic takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium

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