22 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
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Plymouth
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Sandwich
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Provincetown
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New Bedford
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Newport
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Groton
— 2 nights
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Hartford
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Poughkeepsie
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Albany
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Barre
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Waterbury
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Bangor
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Portsmouth
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Salem
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Boston — 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): walk around Boston Public Garden, then pause for some photo ops at Ether Monument, then stroll around Boston Common, and finally wander the streets of North End. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground, then get lost in a book at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and then get a variety of perspectives on a duck tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Boston vacation planner.

Edmonton, Canada to Boston is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Edmonton in September: high temperatures in Boston hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Plymouth.
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Plymouth — 1 night

America's Hometown

Rightly calling itself "America's Hometown," Plymouth holds a prominent place in the nation's history and culture as the site of the first Puritan colony.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): appreciate the history behind National Monument to the Forefathers, examine the collection at The Jenney, then pause for some photo ops at Plymouth Rock, then contemplate the long history of Mayflower II, and finally admire the natural beauty at Brewster Gardens.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Plymouth trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Boston to Plymouth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sandwich.
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Sandwich — 1 night

Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): make a trip to Old King's Hwy and then get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Patuxet Museums.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Sandwich using our trip planner.

Sandwich is just a stone's throw from Plymouth. In September, daytime highs in Sandwich are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Provincetown.
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Provincetown — 1 night

Birthplace of American Liberty

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
On the 6th (Wed), make a trip to Commercial Street, then take a leisurely stroll along MacMillan Wharf, then explore the world behind art at Provincetown Town Hall, and finally see the interesting displays at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Provincetown trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Sandwich to Provincetown in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Provincetown sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to New Bedford.
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New Bedford — 1 night

New Bedford is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): examine the collection at New Bedford Whaling Museum and then contemplate the long history of Lizzie Borden House.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New Bedford tour itinerary maker website.

Drive from Provincetown to New Bedford in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Newport.
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Newport — 1 night

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 8th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Breakers and then cruise along Ocean Drive Historic District.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Newport trip planner.

Getting from New Bedford to Newport by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Groton.
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Groton — 2 nights

Groton is a town located on the Thames River in New London County, Connecticut, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Mystic Seaport Museum, then steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village, and then don't miss a visit to Mystic & Shoreline Visitor Information Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): learn about all things military at USS Nautilus and then see the interesting displays at The Submarine Force Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Groton road trip tool.

You can drive from Newport to Groton in 1.5 hours. September in Groton sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 11th (Mon), you're off to Hartford.
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Hartford — 1 night

Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. On the 11th (Mon), contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, and then take an in-depth tour of Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hartford trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Groton to Hartford in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Hartford can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Poughkeepsie.
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Poughkeepsie — 2 nights

Poughkeepsie, officially the City of Poughkeepsie, is a city in the state of New York, United States, which is the county seat of Dutchess County. On the 12th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and then take in the views from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site and then steep yourself in history at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Poughkeepsie online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hartford to Poughkeepsie takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Poughkeepsie can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Albany.
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Albany — 1 night

Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Erastus Corning II Tower and then learn more about the world around you at New York State Museum.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Albany trip itinerary site.

Getting from Poughkeepsie to Albany by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September in Albany, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Barre.
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Barre — 1 night

On the 15th (Fri), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Rock of Ages Granite Quarry and then get engrossed in the history at Vermont Granite Museum.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Barre holiday maker tool.

Getting from Albany to Barre by car takes about 3.5 hours. In September, Barre is a bit cooler than Albany - with highs of 25°C and lows of 9°C. On the 16th (Sat), you're off to Waterbury.
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Waterbury — 1 night

Waterbury is a town in Washington County in central Vermont, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): snap pictures at Northfield Covered Bridges, get behind the scenes at Ben & Jerry's, then stroll the grounds of Hope Cemetery, and finally admire the sheer force of Warren Falls.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Waterbury trip planner.

Waterbury is very close to Barre. In September in Waterbury, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bangor.
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Bangor — 3 nights

Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. state of Maine. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): make a trip to Stephen King's House and then see the interesting displays at The Telephone Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Shore Path and then catch a ride on Oli's Trolley - Acadia National Park Tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bangor travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Waterbury to Bangor takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. September in Bangor sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. You will leave for Portsmouth on the 20th (Wed).
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Portsmouth — 1 night

Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. On the 20th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of USS Albacore Museum, make a trip to Market Square, and then visit a coastal fixture at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Portsmouth day trip site.

You can fly from Bangor to Portsmouth in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 21st (Thu), you'll travel to Salem.
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Salem — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burying Point Cemetery and then stroll around Salem Witch Trials Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): stop by Crow Haven Corner, see the interesting displays at Salem Witch Museum, then examine the collection at Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery, and finally appreciate the history behind Stickworks Statue - What the Birds Know - by Patrick Dougherty.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Salem road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Salem takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.
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Boston

Beantown

On the 23rd (Sat), go for a stroll along the water at Pickering Wharf.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston travel route tool.

You can drive from Salem to Boston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.
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