20 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

20 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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Boston, United States
— 3 nights
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Portsmouth, United States
— 2 nights
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Portland, United States
— 2 nights
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Bangor, United States
— 1 night
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Bangor, United States
— 2 nights
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Saint John, Canada
— 2 nights
7
Moncton, Canada
— 2 nights
8
Halifax, Canada
— 3 nights

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Boston, United States

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.
When in Boston, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Gloucester, approximately Gloucester away. There's still lots to do: see where the action happens at Fenway Park, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Boston trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Boston. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in August: high temperatures in Boston hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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Portsmouth, United States

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. On the 4th (Sun), kick back and relax at Good Harbor Beach, thenappreciate the history behind Fishermen's Memorial Monument, and then kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at USS Albacore Museum, thenmake a trip to Market Square, thenget engrossed in the history at Strawbery Banke Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Prescott Park.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Portsmouth online tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Boston to Portsmouth in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Boston in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Portsmouth, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Gloucester, Hampton Beach State Park
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Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Good Harbor Beach ©
Good Harbor Beach
Prescott Park ©
Prescott Park

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Portland, United States

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, enjoy the sea views from Portland Head Light, thencast your line with a fishing tour, and finally look for gifts at Edgecomb Potters. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Old Port, take advantage of the amenities at Old Orchard Beach, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewing Company.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Portland road trip planner.

Getting from Portsmouth to Portland by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. August in Portland sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bangor.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Portland Head Light, Old Orchard Beach
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Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

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Bangor, United States

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory, see the interesting displays at Cole Land Transportation Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at Paul Bunyan Statue. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Garden Cemetery, take in the pleasant sights at Belfast Harborwalk, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Passy Rail Trail, and finally walk around Bucksport Waterfront Walkway.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Bangor trip planning site.

You can drive from Portland to Bangor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bangor, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Bangor.

Things to do in Bangor

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Belfast, Bucksport Waterfront Walkway, Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory
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Cole Land Transportation Museum ©
Cole Land Transportation Museum
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery
Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory ©
Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory

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Bangor, United States

Bangor ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory, take in the pleasant sights at Belfast Harborwalk, and then appreciate the history behind Paul Bunyan Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): try your luck at Hollywood Casino, hike along Kenduskeag Stream Heritage Trail, thensee the interesting displays at Cole Land Transportation Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Mount Hope Garden Cemetery.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bangor trip tool.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Saint John.

Things to do in Bangor

Casinos Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Belfast Harborwalk, Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory
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Cole Land Transportation Museum ©
Cole Land Transportation Museum
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Garden Cemetery
Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory ©
Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory

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Saint John, Canada

Saint John ©
An important port city on New Brunswick's southeastern coast, Saint John has a long tradition of migration, especially from Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Fundy Trail Parkway. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at New Brunswick Museum, walk around Irving Nature Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Reversing Falls Rapids.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint John trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Bangor to Saint John in 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangor to Saint John is 1 hour. While traveling from Bangor, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Saint John, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Moncton.

Things to do in Saint John

Parks Scenic Drive Trails

Side Trip

Fundy Trail Parkway
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Fundy Trail Parkway ©
Fundy Trail Parkway
Irving Nature Park ©
Irving Nature Park
Loyalist House ©
Loyalist House

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Moncton, Canada

Moncton ©
Called "Hub City" because of its history as a major transportation center, Moncton boasts two universities and a pleasant downtown filled with restaurants and shops.
On the 14th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Hopewell Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fundy National Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Moncton trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saint John to Moncton takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Halifax.

Things to do in Moncton

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fundy National Park, Shediac's Giant Lobster, Hopewell Rocks
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Fundy National Park ©
Fundy National Park
Hopewell Rocks ©
Hopewell Rocks
Magnetic Hill Zoo ©
Magnetic Hill Zoo

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Halifax, Canada

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens, thensee the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and then contemplate the long history of Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada. Here are some ideas for day two: take a leisurely stroll along Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk, steep yourself in history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, thenpause for some photo ops at Swissair Flight 111 Memorial, thenexplore the world behind art at William deGarthe Art Gallery, and finally enjoy the sea views from Peggy's Cove Lighthouse.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Halifax road trip app.

Traveling by car from Moncton to Halifax takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Peggy's Cove
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Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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