12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Boston
— 2 nights
2
Acadia National Park
— 3 nights
3
Portland
— 3 nights
4
Kennebunkport
— 2 nights

2
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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 20th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, steep yourself in history at Buckman Tavern, then take in the history at Lexington Green, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church, and finally wander the streets of Back Bay. On the next day, ponder the world of politics at Old State House, steep yourself in history at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill, take a stroll through North End, then steep yourself in history at Charlestown Navy Yard, and finally get to know the fascinating history of HarborWalk.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Boston vacation builder app.

Philadelphia to Boston is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in June, with highs in Boston at 76°F and lows at 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Lexington, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
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Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Back Bay ©
Back Bay
Buckman Tavern ©
Buckman Tavern

3
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Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carriage Roads and Acadia's Birds. Step out of the city life by going to Echo Lake Beach and Heart of Acadia Loop. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Hunters Beach, take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, witness a stunning natural landmark at Sieur de Monts Spring, and get outside with Dorr Mountain.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Acadia National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Boston to Acadia National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in June, things will get a bit cooler in Acadia National Park: highs are around 68°F and lows about 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens
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Carriage Roads ©
Carriage Roads
Echo Lake Beach ©
Echo Lake Beach
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

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Portland

Portland ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, see the interesting displays at Maine Jewish Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Rising Tide Brewing Company, then learn about winemaking at Maine Mead Works, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Maine Craft Distilling. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Doubling Point Lighthouse, then admire the masterpieces at Bowdoin College Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Maine Beer Company.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planner.

Traveling by car from Acadia National Park to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Portland

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Brunswick, Doubling Point Lighthouse, Maine Beer Company
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Maine Jewish Museum ©
Maine Jewish Museum
Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum ©
Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum
Maine Beer Company ©
Maine Beer Company

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Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport ©
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get a taste of the local shopping with Compliments. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Parson's Way, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, then cruise along Ocean Ave, and finally make a trip to President Bush Compound.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kennebunkport route site.

Traveling by car from Portland to Kennebunkport takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Kennebunkport are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ogunquit, York, Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse
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St. Ann's Episcopal Church ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church
Long Sands Beach ©
Long Sands Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

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