21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
1
Provincetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Salem
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
3
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Baltimore
— 3 nights
Train:  45 min
6
Washington DC
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Taxi:  7 h 30 min
7
North Conway
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
8
Mount Washington
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8 h
9
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
10
New York City
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
End: Boston

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Provincetown

Provincetown ©
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.
Head to Pilgrim's Landing and Marine Specialtiesfor plenty of shopping. Visit Edward Gorey House and Hoxie House for their historical value. When in Provincetown, make a side trip to see Chatham Pier and Fish Market in Chatham, approximately Chatham away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore, stop by Cabot's Candy, and examine the collection at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Provincetown trip planner.

Boston to Provincetown is an approximately 1.5- hour ferry ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Chatham, Hoxie House, Edward Gorey House, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum ©
Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum

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Salem

Salem ©
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 15th (Thu): stop by New England Magic, look for gifts at Crow Haven Corner, contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables, then stop by Wynott's Wands, then look for gifts at Magika - Chapel of Archangel Michael, and finally examine the collection at Salem Witch Museum. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Peabody Essex Museum, stop by Enchanted, then go for a stroll along the water at Pickering Wharf, then look for gifts at Omen: Psychic Parlor and Witchcraft Emporium, and finally look for gifts at Bewitched in Salem.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Salem online visit planner.

Getting from Provincetown to Salem by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. September in Salem sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a train to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Crow Haven Corner ©
Crow Haven Corner
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

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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.
On the 17th (Sat), stop by North End, see where the action happens at Fenway Park, and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail. On the next day, walk around Rose Kennedy Greenway, look for gifts at Harvard Book Store, then contemplate the long history of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, and finally steep yourself in history at Walden Pond State Reservation.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Boston travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Salem to Boston by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Concord, Harvard Book Store
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Walden Pond State Reservation ©
Walden Pond State Reservation

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park, then wander the streets of Boathouse Row, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally wander the streets of Old City Arts District. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, then look for gifts at Lore's Chocolates, then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, and finally look for gifts at Baldwin's Book Barn.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Philadelphia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baldwin's Book Barn, Longwood Gardens, Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gettysburg National Military Park and Black Ankle Vineyards. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and Eisenhower National Historic Site. Change things up with these side-trips from Baltimore: Gettysburg (Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides & Victorian Photography Studio). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Fell's Point, try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, and catch a live event at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Baltimore road trip site.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Baltimore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Baltimore sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Black Ankle Vineyards
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Eisenhower National Historic Site ©
Eisenhower National Historic Site

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC journey planner.

You can take a train from Baltimore to Washington DC in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel to North Conway.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stop by Zeb's General Store, then stop by Bavarian Chocolate Haus, then stop by Handcrafter's Barn, and finally cruise along Kancamagus Highway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Diana's Baths, then look for gifts at Ravenwood Curio Shoppe, and then see the sky in a new way at Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center.

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Do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Washington DC to North Conway in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in September; daily highs in North Conway reach 70°F and lows reach 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mount Washington.

Things to do in North Conway

Scenic Drive Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Ravenwood Curio Shoppe
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Kancamagus Highway ©
Kancamagus Highway
Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths
Bavarian Chocolate Haus ©
Bavarian Chocolate Haus

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Mount Washington

Mount Washington ©
On the 28th (Wed), get interesting insight from The Mount Washington Cog Railway.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Washington online itinerary planner.

You can drive from North Conway to Mount Washington in an hour. When traveling from North Conway in September, plan for cooler days in Mount Washington, with highs around 50°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Mount Washington

Tours

Side Trip

The Mount Washington Cog Railway
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The Mount Washington Cog Railway ©
The Mount Washington Cog Railway

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Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
On the 29th (Thu), look for gifts at The Wine Room on Park Avenue, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Mall at Millenia, and finally discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Washington to Orlando. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Mount Washington in September; daily highs in Orlando reach 89°F and lows reach 74°F. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Winter Park
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Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
The Mall at Millenia ©
The Mall at Millenia

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): look for gifts at Kalustyan's, stop by Times Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Keep things going the next day: catch up on the latest styles at Shop Gotham NYC Shopping Tours, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bronx Zoo, and then stop by Nova USA.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New York City online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September, New York City is a bit cooler than Orlando - with highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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