51 days in United States Itinerary

51 days in United States Itinerary

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Bar Harbor
— 3 nights
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Hampton
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 5 nights
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Providence
— 3 nights
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Hartford
— 3 nights
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Bennington
— 2 nights
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Albany
— 3 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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Ocean City
— 3 nights
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Dover
— 2 nights
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Baltimore
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 8 nights

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Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shore Path and Bar Harbor Historical Society Museum. Abbe Museum and St. Saviour's Church : are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Land Bridge to Bar Island, look for gifts at Sherman's Books & Stationery, go for a walk through Compass Harbor Trail, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Eagle Lake Acadia National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Bar Harbor online travel route planner.

Denver to Bar Harbor is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Denver in May, expect nights in Bar Harbor to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are slightly colder, around 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Wed) before leaving for Hampton.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

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Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park ©
Eagle Lake Acadia National Park
Cadillac Mountain North Ridge Trail ©
Cadillac Mountain North Ridge Trail

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Hampton

Hampton ©
Hampton is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. On the 6th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Wallis Sands State Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, then take in nature's colorful creations at Moffatt-Ladd House & Garden, and finally stroll through Hampton Beach State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then visit Hampton Airfield, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Smuttynose Brewing Company.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hampton road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bar Harbor to Hampton. When traveling from Bar Harbor in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Hampton: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 47°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Hampton

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Wallis Sands State Beach ©
Wallis Sands State Beach
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse ©
Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse

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Boston

Boston ©

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Museum of Fine Arts and USS Constitution Museum. Appreciate the collections at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and Harvard Art Museums. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of North End, pause for some photo ops at Bunker Hill Monument, appreciate the extensive heritage of HarborWalk, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Boston route tool.

Getting from Hampton to Boston by car takes about an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Providence.

Things to do in Boston

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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum ©
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
North End ©
North End

3
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Providence

Providence ©

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.
RISD Museum and Benefit Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Roger Williams National Memorial and East Bay Bike Path will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Lippitt House Museum, admire the striking features of Providence Performing Arts Center, browse the collection at Providence Athenaeum, and deepen your understanding at Brown University.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Providence trip app.

Getting from Boston to Providence by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hartford.

Things to do in Providence

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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Roger Williams National Memorial ©
Roger Williams National Memorial
Lippitt House Museum ©
Lippitt House Museum
RISD Museum ©
RISD Museum

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Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Ancient Burying Ground and Old State House will appeal to history buffs. Dinosaur State Park and Museum Of Connecticut History will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First Church of Christ in Hartford, see the interesting displays at CRRA Trash Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Connecticut State Capitol.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hartford online day trip planner.

Drive from Providence to Hartford in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Hartford sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bennington.

Things to do in Hartford

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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Cathedral of St Joseph ©
Cathedral of St Joseph
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center ©
Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Dinosaur State Park ©
Dinosaur State Park

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Bennington

Bennington ©
Bennington is a town in Bennington County, Vermont, in the United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home and The Old First Church. Get some historical perspective at Park–McCullough Historic House and New Catholic Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Bennington side-trips: Manchester (Equinox Preservation Trust & Lye Brook Falls). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Bennington Museum, snap pictures at Burt Henry Covered Bridge, admire all the interesting features of Molly Stark Trail, and don't miss a visit to Silk Road Covered Bridge.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bennington online trip planner.

Getting from Hartford to Bennington by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Hartford in May, Bennington is slightly colder at night with lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Bennington

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Park–McCullough Historic House ©
Park–McCullough Historic House
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home ©
Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home
Williams College Museum of Art ©
Williams College Museum of Art

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Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at New York State Museum and Albany Pine Bush Preserve. Popular historic sites such as Shaker Heritage Society and Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at USS Slater DE-766, walk around Washington Park, browse the exhibits of Schuyler Mansion, and appreciate the history behind New York State Women Veterans Memorial.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Albany trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Bennington to Albany takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Albany sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum
USS Slater DE-766 ©
USS Slater DE-766
Schuyler Mansion ©
Schuyler Mansion

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 25th (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Maid of the Mist, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, then make a trip to Schoellkopf Power Station, then get engrossed in the history at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, and finally trek along Niagara Gorge Trail. On your second day here, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls online route builder.

You can drive from Albany to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In May in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bridal Veil Falls
Bridal Veil Falls
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail

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New York City

New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Frick Collection. Museum-lovers will get to explore New York Public Library and Ellis Island. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, get lost in a book at The Morgan Library & Museum, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Niagara Falls in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

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Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

4
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Rodin Museum and Penn Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Independence Hall and Franklin Court. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, get to know the fascinating history of Independence Mall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Schuylkill River Trail, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia road trip tool.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Philadelphia's Magic Gardens ©
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Rodin Museum ©
Rodin Museum

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Ocean City

Ocean City ©
Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): try for a hole-in-one at Congo Falls Adventure Golf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then putt your heart out at Pirate Island Golf, then take a stroll through Downtown Ocean City, and finally putt your heart out at Haunted Golf.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ocean City online vacation planner.

Drive from Philadelphia to Ocean City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Ocean City can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dover.

Things to do in Ocean City

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Congo Falls Adventure Golf ©
Congo Falls Adventure Golf
Cape May Bird Observatory ©
Cape May Bird Observatory
South Cape May Meadows ©
South Cape May Meadows

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Dover

Dover ©
Dover is the capital and second-largest city in the U.S. Step off the beaten path and head to Johnson Victrola Museum and Christ Episcopal Church. You'll explore and learn at Delaware State Police Museum and Education Center and Biggs Museum of American Art. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village, sample the tasty concoctions at Blue Earl Brewing Company, get a sense of history and politics at Old State House, and try to win big at Dover Downs Casino.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Dover online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Ocean City to Dover takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Dover are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Dover

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village ©
Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village
Biggs Museum of American Art ©
Biggs Museum of American Art

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©

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.
On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Federal Hill Park, then take an in-depth tour of Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum, then don't miss a visit to Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse, and finally see the interesting displays at USS Torsk.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Baltimore trip builder website.

Drive from Dover to Baltimore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Baltimore are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Federal Hill Park ©
Federal Hill Park
Maryland Center for History and Culture ©
Maryland Center for History and Culture
USS Torsk ©
USS Torsk

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Portrait Gallery. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of American History, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planning website.

Drive from Baltimore to Washington DC in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 69°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Side Trips

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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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