31 days in New England, Philadelphia & Baltimore Itinerary

31 days in New England, Philadelphia & Baltimore Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Drive to Ontario International Airport, Fly to Bangor
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Bangor
— 2 nights
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Augusta
— 1 night
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Portland
— 1 night
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South Paris
— 1 night
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Stowe
— 1 night
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Manchester
— 2 nights
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Salem
— 1 night
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Concord
— 1 night
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Worcester
— 3 nights
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Providence
— 1 night
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Springfield
— 2 nights
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Hartford
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
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Baltimore
— 2 nights
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Bangor

— 2 nights
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. state of Maine. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): hike along Kenduskeag Stream Heritage Trail, then grab your bike and head to Penobscot River Walkway, then explore the engaging exhibits at Maine Discovery Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at the rock & art shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Bryant's Stove and Music Museum, do a tasting at Winterport Winery, and then try to win big at Hollywood Casino.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangor trip app.

San Bernardino to Bangor is an approximately 14-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from San Bernardino in December; daily highs in Bangor reach 33°F and lows reach 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Augusta.

Things to do in Bangor

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Augusta

— 1 night
Augusta is the capital of the U.S. state of Maine and the county seat of Kennebec County.The city's population was 19,136 at the 2010 census, making it the third-smallest state capital (after Montpelier, Vermont and Pierre, South Dakota) and the ninth-largest city in Maine. On the 20th (Sun), make a trip to The Governor Hill Mansion, then explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Discovery Museum, then look for gifts at Scrummy Afters Candy Shoppe, and finally wander the streets of Historic Downtown Shopping District.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Augusta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bangor to Augusta takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 33°F, and evening lows to 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Augusta

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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.
On the 21st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Wadsworth-Longfellow House, then do a tasting at Maine Mead Works, then examine the collection at Maine Jewish Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art.

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

You can drive from Augusta to Portland in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to South Paris.

Things to do in Portland

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

South Paris

— 1 night
South Paris is a census-designated place (CDP) located within the town of Paris in Oxford County, Maine, in the United States. On the 22nd (Tue), hit the slopes at Mount Abram, admire the sheer force of Snow Falls, then take in the awesome beauty at Streaked Mountain, and finally try to win big at Oxford Casino.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our South Paris day trip planning site.

You can drive from Portland to South Paris in 1.5 hours. December in South Paris sees daily highs of 34°F and lows of 18°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Stowe.

Things to do in South Paris

Parks · Nature · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Stowe

— 1 night

The Ski Capital of the East

Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get lost in a book at Stowe Free Library, then examine the collection at Vermont Ski & Snowboard Museum, then stop by A.J's Ski and Sports, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Blessed Sacrament Church.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Stowe trip builder website.

Getting from South Paris to Stowe by car takes about 3.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Stowe are 33°F, while nighttime lows are 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Manchester.

Things to do in Stowe

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Manchester

— 2 nights
Manchester is the largest city in the U.S. state of New Hampshire, the eleventh largest city in New England, and as of 2016 the largest city in northern New England, an area comprising the states of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. On the 24th (Thu), examine the collection at Millyard Museum, then see the interesting displays at America's Credit Union Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Currier Museum of Art, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Joseph Cathedral. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Granite State Candy Shoppe, see the interesting displays at New Hampshire Telephone Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Black Bear Vineyard.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Manchester online attractions planner.

Getting from Stowe to Manchester by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Stowe in December, with highs in Manchester at 39°F and lows at 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Salem.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums · Wineries · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Salem

— 1 night

Witch City

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
On the 26th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Wicked Good Books, then admire the striking features of Phillips House, then appreciate the history behind Proctor's Ledge Memorial, and finally take an in-depth tour of The House of the Seven Gables.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salem attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Manchester to Salem takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in December, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Boston

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of HarborWalk, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then wander the streets of Back Bay. On the next day, admire the striking features of Marriott's Custom House, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Adams National Historical Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at World's End, and finally make a trip to Scituate Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Boston trip planner.

You can drive from Salem to Boston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 43°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Concord.

Things to do in Boston

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Concord

— 1 night
Concord is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the history at Minute Man National Historical Park, get engrossed in the history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, then contemplate the long history of Ralph Waldo Emerson House, and finally snap pictures at Minuteman National Park - Old North Bridge.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Concord holiday builder app.

Traveling by car from Boston to Concord takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in December, Concord is little chillier at night with lows of 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Worcester.

Things to do in Concord

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Worcester

— 3 nights
Worcester is a city and the county seat of Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Worcester Art Museum and Clara Barton Birthplace. Museum-lovers will get to explore American Antiquarian Society and The Willard House & Clock Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Rock House Reservation in West Brookfield (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Worcester Historical Museum, trek along Cascading Waters, shop like a local with Worcester Center for Crafts, and stroll through Broad Brook Meadow Conservation Area.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Worcester journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Concord to Worcester takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°F, and evening lows to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Providence.

Things to do in Worcester

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Providence

— 1 night

The Renaissance City

Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
On the 2nd (Sat), contemplate the long history of The Stephen Hopkins House, contemplate the long history of Lippitt House Museum, and then wander the streets of College Hill.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Providence route planner.

You can drive from Worcester to Providence in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Worcester in January: highs in Providence hover around 38°F, while lows dip to 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Providence

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

Newport

— 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): examine the collection at Audrain Automobile Museum, steep yourself in history at Redwood Library & Athenaeum, then examine the collection at Newport Art Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Breakers, contemplate the long history of The Preservation Society of Newport County, then sample the tasty concoctions at Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co., and finally take in the exciting artwork at Thames Glass.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Newport trip site.

You can drive from Providence to Newport in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In January, daytime highs in Newport are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Springfield.

Things to do in Newport

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Springfield

— 2 nights
Springfield is a city in western New England, and the seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 5th (Tue), examine the collection at The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, then have fun and explore at Springfield Museums, and then try your luck at MGM Springfield. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, then examine the collection at Titanic Historical Society Inc, then see the interesting displays at Basketball Hall of Fame, and finally stroll around Forest Park.

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You can drive from Newport to Springfield in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Newport in January, expect little chillier with lows of 16°F in Springfield. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Hartford

— 2 nights
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. On the 7th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Connecticut's Old State House and then explore the world behind art at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Butler-McCook Homestead, then get engrossed in the history at Museum Of Connecticut History, then brush up on your military savvy at Hartford Armory, and finally don't miss a visit to Bushnell Plaza Sculpture Garden.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Hartford trip planner.

Hartford is just a short distance from Springfield. Expect a daytime high around 36°F in January, and nighttime lows around 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can fly to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Historic Sites

Philadelphia

— 3 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Get a sense of the local culture at National Museum of American Jewish History and Elfreth's Alley. Let the collections at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens and Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Wanamaker Organ, wander the streets of Boathouse Row, visit Independence Mall, and appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Hartford to Philadelphia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 26°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Baltimore

— 2 nights

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): see the interesting displays at American Visionary Art Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Federal Hill Park, then admire the striking features of Baltimore Pennsylvania Station, and finally visit Hampden. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Baltimore Museum of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baltimore Basilica, then explore the world behind art at The Walters Art Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Alphonsus Church.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Baltimore trip planner.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Baltimore takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Baltimore, expect temperatures between 42°F during the day and 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Baltimore

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods