12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Augusta
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Augusta
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
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Montpelier
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
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Boston
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
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Salem
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Providence
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Provincetown
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Newport
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Atlantic City
— 1 day
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bus + Fly + foot + bus:  6​h 15​min
9
Plymouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
10
Cambridge
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

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Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta is the capital of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Governor Hill Mansion, State House and Fort Western. On the 1st (Tue), steep yourself in history at Fort Western, then get a sense of history and politics at State House, and then make a trip to The Governor Hill Mansion.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Augusta tour builder app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Augusta. In September, daily temperatures in Augusta can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Montpelier.

Things to do in Augusta

Historic Sites
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Fort Western ©
Fort Western
The Governor Hill Mansion ©
The Governor Hill Mansion
State House ©
State House

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Montpelier

Montpelier ©
Montpelier is the capital city of the U.S. Vermont State House has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Vermont State House.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Montpelier driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Augusta to Montpelier takes 4 hours. Traveling from Augusta in September, Montpelier is little chillier at night with lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Boston.
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Vermont State House ©
Vermont State House

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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.
You've added Back Bay, Boston Massacre Site, Old State House, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take a stroll through Back Bay, take a tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old North Church & Historic Site, steep yourself in history at Boston Massacre Site, then take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Boston journey planner .

Drive from Montpelier to Boston in 3 hours. Traveling from Montpelier in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Boston, with lows of 59°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Thu) before leaving for Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum ©
Boston Tea Party Ships & 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Witch House and Salem Witch Museum. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): walk around Salem Witch Trials Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Witch House.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Salem visit website .

Getting from Boston to Salem by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Salem, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Providence.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Parks
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Salem Witch Museum ©
Salem Witch Museum
Witch House ©
Witch House
Salem Witch Trials Memorial ©
Salem Witch Trials Memorial

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Providence

Providence
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Providence holiday planner.

You can drive from Salem to Providence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Providence sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 57°F at night. You'll set off for Provincetown on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Providence

Parks Outdoors Museums
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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.
On the 4th (Fri), visit a coastal fixture at Highland Light and then appreciate the history behind Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Provincetown day trip site .

Traveling by car from Providence to Provincetown takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Providence in September, plan for slightly colder days in Provincetown, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Provincetown

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Highland Light
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Highland Light ©
Highland Light

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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 5th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, then see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and then trek along Cliff Walk.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Provincetown to Newport takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. September in Newport sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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The Breakers ©
The Breakers
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

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Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take a stroll through Atlantic City Boardwalk and then visit a coastal fixture at Absecon Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Atlantic City trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Newport to Atlantic City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Atlantic City can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Shelburne.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Atlantic City Boardwalk ©
Atlantic City Boardwalk
Absecon Lighthouse ©
Absecon Lighthouse

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Plymouth

Plymouth ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Plimoth Plantation. On the 7th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Plymouth Rock, steep yourself in history at Mayflower II, then get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, then take an in-depth tour of Jenney Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at National Monument to the Forefathers. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Sandwich Glass Museum, examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then take in the exciting artwork at McDermott Glass Studio, then make a trip to Eight Cousins Bookshop, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob).

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Plymouth travel route builder site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Atlantic City to Plymouth takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. September in Plymouth sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Plymouth

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Falmouth, Sandwich
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Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

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Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Best known as the location of two internationally renowned universities, Cambridge sits just across the Charles River from Boston.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site. Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House and Mount Auburn Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Harvard Museum of Natural History and MIT Museum. There's still lots to do: take in the views from North Bridge, contemplate the long history of Buckman Tavern, admire the majestic nature at Walden Pond State Reservation, and witness the site of a historic battle at Minute Man National Historical Park.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cambridge day trip planner.

Getting from Plymouth to Cambridge by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 59°F. You will leave for home on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Concord, Buckman Tavern, Cutler Park
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Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery
The Harvard Museum of Natural History ©