8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sioux City
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
North Conway
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Plymouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Mystic
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Sioux City


1
night
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.
On the 11th (Thu), stroll through Old Orchard Beach, then grab your bike and head to Eastern Promenade, and then see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland sightseeing planner.

Sioux City to Portland is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to North Conway.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Old Orchard Beach, Portland Head Light
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Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Eastern Promenade ©
Eastern Promenade

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Diana's Baths, take in the views from Honeymoon Bridge, and then take a memorable drive along Kancamagus Highway.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the North Conway trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Portland to North Conway by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Plymouth.

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Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

Honeymoon Bridge
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Diana's Baths ©
Diana's Baths
Honeymoon Bridge ©
Honeymoon Bridge

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Brewster Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Plymouth Rock, and finally steep yourself in history at Mayflower II.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Plymouth trip itinerary builder .

Getting from North Conway to Plymouth by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or take a bus. October in Plymouth sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Plymouth

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sandwich
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
Plymouth Rock ©
Plymouth Rock

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night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 14th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Breakers, take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Newport holiday builder app .

Drive from Plymouth to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Newport are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Mystic.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive
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Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

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night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
On the 15th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mystic Aquarium, and then steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Mystic road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Newport to Mystic takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Boston.

Things to do in Mystic

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
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Mystic Aquarium ©
Mystic Aquarium
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and then admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rose Kennedy Greenway, then stroll through Boston Common, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Boston driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Mystic to Boston in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. October in Boston sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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