22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 2 nights
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
3
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
4
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
5
Burlington
— 1 night
6
North Conway
— 2 nights
7
Portland
— 2 nights
8
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
9
Boston
— 3 nights
10
Newport
— 2 nights
11
Mystic
— 1 night

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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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and World Trade Center Memorial Foundation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, take a stroll through Times Square, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary builder website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New York City. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, thentake an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, thenget a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally wander the streets of Society Hill. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Masonic Temple, thenpause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, thenexplore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and finally trek along Kelly Drive.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 25th (Fri), get a new perspective on nature at Carnegie Museum of Natural History and then contemplate the long history of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. On the next day, stop by Mount Washington, thentake a stroll through Strip District, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Ironton Rail Trail.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh online trip planner.

Fly from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Pittsburgh, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Ironton Rail Trail
Highlights from your plan
Carnegie Museum of Natural History ©
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, thentake a tour by water with Maid of the Mist, thenHead underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. September in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Burlington.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica, Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House
Highlights from your plan
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House

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Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. On the 29th (Tue), trek along Burlington Bike Path, thenexamine the collection at Shelburne Museum, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shelburne Bay Park.

Make your Burlington itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Burlington takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Burlington

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Shelburne
Highlights from your plan
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum

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North Conway

North Conway ©
North Conway combines colonial New England architecture with outlet shops selling goods from some of the world's most recognizable brands, all set amid the scenery of the White Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): look and learn at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths, and then admire all the interesting features of Kancamagus Highway. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocky Gorge, thentake a memorable drive along Mount Washington Auto Road, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Ledge.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the North Conway online visit planner.

Getting from Burlington to North Conway by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Burlington in September, you will find days in North Conway are slightly colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in North Conway

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trips

Mount Washington Auto Road, Rocky Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Cathedral Ledge ©
Cathedral Ledge
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths

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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 2nd (Fri): get outside with Fisherman's Walk, enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway. On the next day, enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, stroll through Beth Condon Pathway, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Perkins Cove.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by car from North Conway to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Portland can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Fisherman's Walk, Beth Condon Pathway, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

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Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours and then identify plant and animal life at Shore Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cadillac Mountain, take a memorable drive along Park Loop Road, and then explore the activities along Jordan Pond Path Trailhead.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor driving holiday app.

You can drive from Portland to Bar Harbor in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. October in Bar Harbor sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Acadia National Park
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Fine Arts and Heritage Museums & Gardens. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and North End. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Sandwich (Hoxie House & Sandwich Glass Museum) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Bunker Hill Monument.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Bar Harbor to Boston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Boston, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Sandwich, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum ©
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): examine the collection at The Breakers, thenget to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, and then cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of The Elms, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then tour in style with a train tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Newport vacation planning tool.

You can drive from Boston to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Newport are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mystic.

Things to do in Newport

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

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Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): kick back and relax at Pleasure Beach and then see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum.

Find out how to plan Mystic trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Newport to Mystic by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In October in Mystic, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Pleasure Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum

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