9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Manchester
— 1 night
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Bar Harbor
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Providence
— 2 nights
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Manchester

— 1 night
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. On the 2nd (Fri), explore the activities along Battenkill River, then contemplate the long history of Robert Frost Stone House Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Shaftsbury State Park.

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Frederick to Manchester is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Frederick in July, with highs in Manchester at 81°F and lows at 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Manchester

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bar Harbor

— 3 nights
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Get outdoors at Precipice Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bar Island Trails and Dorr Mountain. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of St. Saviour's Church :, take in the pleasant sights at Compass Harbor Trail, enjoy the sea views from Egg Rock Light, and tee off at Kebo Valley Golf Club.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bar Harbor trip app.

You can fly from Manchester to Bar Harbor in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Manchester in July, plan for slightly colder days in Bar Harbor, with highs around 75°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Portland

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get outside with Mt. Apatite, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Auburn Riverwalk, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Thorncrag Bird Sanctuary. On the next day, examine the collection at Maine Jewish Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, stroll the grounds of Eastern Cemetery, then do a tasting at Maine Mead Works, and finally stroll around Mill Creek Park.

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Traveling by car from Bar Harbor to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus; or 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 8th (Thu) early enough to fly to Providence.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Providence

— 2 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Crescent Park Looff Carousel and Lippitt House Museum are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like East Bay Bike Path and Roger Williams National Memorial. Change things up with these side-trips from Providence: Bristol (Hope Street & Audubon Society Environmental Education Center). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Slater Mill Museum, get great views at Prospect Terrace, contemplate the long history of First Baptist Church in America, and admire the landmark architecture of Providence Athenaeum.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Providence trip maker.

You can drive from Portland to Providence in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Providence, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Providence

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.