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East USA Road Trip

New York City - Cape May - Virginia Beach - Jacksonville - Wilmington - Myrtle Beach - Charleston - Charlotte - Harrisonburg - Fredericksburg - Washington D.C. - Harrisburg - Poughkeepsie - Albany - Franconia Notch S.P. - Bangor - Whiting - Ellsworth - Portland - Boston - Provincetown - Chatham - Providence - New Haven

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East USA Road Trip ACTIVATE MAP Stages24 km5,803 h/stage3.5

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a East USA Road Trip in East USA?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 1,260EUR drive & more 788EUR sleep & more 2,222EUR eat & more 2,016EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 5,026EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 6,286EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 1,512EUR drive & more 1,050EUR sleep & more 3,322EUR eat & more 3,024EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 7,396EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 8,908EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 2,520EUR drive & more 1,413EUR sleep & more 5,544EUR eat & more 4,032EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 10,989EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 13,509EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 6,300EUR drive & more 1,563EUR sleep & more 1,540EUR eat & more 2,016EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 5,119EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 11,419EUR
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East USA Road Trip Itinerary

This East USA Road Trip is an excellent way to explore the United States. Starting in New York City, the journey will take you through some of the most picturesque locations in the country. Along the way, you will be able to explore the history and culture of the East Coast. From Cape May to Chatham, this 5785 km road trip will take you 28 days to complete. The best time of year to take this road trip is in the spring and summer months, when you can enjoy the mild weather and the abundance of activities available. You will be able to take in the stunning landscapes, beaches, and historical sites along the way. You will also have the chance to visit some UNESCO Heritage Monuments, such as the Virginia Historic Triangle. The roads in the United States are generally in excellent condition, making this road trip suitable for every driver. You will be able to manage this journey with a moderate budget, as there are plenty of affordable accommodation and food options along the way. This East USA Road Trip is sure to provide a high level of experience and memories that you will never forget.
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START New York City

Distance 5,803 km Driving time 83.1 h Pace: fast 1,741.0 kWh Airports EWR , JFK
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New York City, located in the United States, is the ideal starting point for the "East USA Road Trip". As the most populous city in the US and one of the most visited cities in the world, New York City is filled with exciting sights and attractions. Many popular attractions include the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and Central Park. Visitors are also encouraged to take a stroll through Times Square, explore the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in a show on Broadway. For those flying in, the closest international airport is John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), which offers a variety of car rental services. With a car, travelers can easily explore the city, as well as venture outside of New York City to discover all that the East Coast has to offer. Whether it's a tour of the Big Apple or a journey to the distant reaches of the East Coast, the "East USA Road Trip" is sure to be an unforgettable experience, and it all starts in New York City.

1 New York City - Cape May

Distance 322 km Driving time 4.3 h Pace: fast 96.7 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for an amazing road trip from New York City to Cape May? This route takes you through some of the most beautiful and interesting places in the United States. With a distance of 205 miles and a driving time of fewer than 5 hours, you'll have plenty of time to explore some of the amazing sights along the way. Start your journey in the Big Apple and visit the iconic Statue of Liberty, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, before heading south. As you drive, you'll pass through the picturesque landscapes of New Jersey, including the Delaware Water Gap, where you can take a break and admire the scenery. You'll also have the chance to visit some of the historical sites along the route, such as the Princeton Battlefield State Park and the Cape May Lighthouse. You can even take a break and visit some of the charming towns and villages along the way. At the end of your journey, you'll arrive in the beautiful seaside town of Cape May, where you can explore the boardwalk, the beaches, and the many restaurants and shops. For more information about the attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please refer to the "Itinerary" of this stage. So what are you waiting for? Get ready for an unforgettable road trip from New York City to Cape May!

2 Cape May - Virginia Beach

Distance 321 km Driving time 4.3 h Pace: fast 96.3 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for an unforgettable road trip from Cape May to Virginia Beach? This 203-mile journey will take you less than 5 hours to complete and you'll get to see some of the most interesting sights along the way. Start with a ferry crossing from Cape May to Lewes, Delaware, and then make your way to the historic city of Chincoteague, Virginia. Here, you can visit the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and explore the island's wild ponies. As you continue on your journey, you'll pass through the seaside towns of Ocean City and Rehoboth Beach, where you can enjoy beautiful beaches and local seafood. Finally, you'll arrive in Virginia Beach, the perfect place to end your road trip. With its long boardwalk, sandy beaches, and many attractions, you'll find plenty of things to do here. Don't forget to check the Itinerary for this stage for more information about attractions, accommodations, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route!

3 Virginia Beach - Jacksonville

Distance 492 km Driving time 13.9 h Pace: slow 113.1 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for your next road trip adventure? Start your journey in Virginia Beach, United States, and take a 283 mile drive to Jacksonville. On the way, you'll be able to take in the scenic views of the countryside and enjoy some of the most interesting places along the way. Be sure to take the ferry crossing to get a unique perspective of the area. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the Outer Banks, as well as the historic sites of Wilmington. Take a break in Fayetteville, where you can explore the Cape Fear Riverwalk and the Airborne & Special Operations Museum. Lastly, don't forget to check out the vibrant city of Jacksonville, where you can explore the beaches, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, and the Kingsley Plantation. With a driving time of fewer than 12 hours, you'll have plenty of time to take in the sights and sounds of each of these places. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, be sure to check out the "Itinerary" of this stage. So, what are you waiting for? Start planning your road trip today!

4 Jacksonville - Wilmington

Distance 124 km Driving time 1.8 h Pace: fast 37.1 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for a thrilling road trip from Jacksonville to Wilmington? This 77-mile journey will take you less than two hours and will be filled with interesting sights and attractions. Start your journey in Jacksonville and explore the historic sites in the city. Take a stroll through the Riverside Arts Market, or visit the Kingsley Plantation to get a glimpse of the past. As you make your way to Wilmington, you will have the opportunity to explore the charming town of Callahan. Stop by the Callahan Railroad Museum and explore the history of the railroad in the area. Once you reach Wilmington, you'll find plenty of things to do. Take a boat tour of the city, or explore the historic sites such as the Bellamy Mansion Museum and Gardens. There are also plenty of shopping and dining options to choose from. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please refer to the Itinerary of this stage. So, what are you waiting for? Get ready for an unforgettable road trip from Jacksonville to Wilmington!

5 Wilmington - Myrtle Beach

Distance 147 km Driving time 3.0 h Pace: modest 38.3 kWh View map Itinerary
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Welcome, road-trippers! Get ready for an exciting road trip from Wilmington to Myrtle Beach! This 92mi journey will take you fewer than 3 hours, and you'll have the opportunity to visit some of the most interesting places in these two cities. In Wilmington, you can explore the Cape Fear Riverwalk, a scenic walkway along the Cape Fear River, or the USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial, a World War II battleship. You can also take a stroll through the Airlie Gardens, a 67-acre public garden, or visit the Poplar Grove Plantation, a historic plantation house. In Myrtle Beach, you can explore the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, a 1.2-mile long boardwalk along the Atlantic Ocean, or take a stroll through the Brookgreen Gardens, a 9,000-acre sculpture garden and wildlife preserve. You can also visit the Ripley's Aquarium, a 10,000-square-foot aquarium, or the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel, a 187-foot tall Ferris wheel. For more information regarding attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please check out the "Itinerary" of this stage. Enjoy your road trip!

6 Myrtle Beach - Charleston

Distance 153 km Driving time 2.1 h Pace: fast 46.0 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for an unforgettable road trip from Myrtle Beach to Charleston? This 95mi journey will take you less than 2 hours, so make sure you get ready for a great adventure! Start off your journey with a visit to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and Promenade, where you can enjoy a stroll along the beach and take in the beautiful views. Then, take a trip to Brookgreen Gardens, a stunning botanical garden with a variety of sculptures and artwork. As you make your way to Charleston, make sure to take a detour to the Huntington Beach State Park, a great spot for bird watching and enjoying the natural beauty of the area. Then, head over to the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, a historic plantation with beautiful gardens and trails. Finally, make your way to downtown Charleston and explore the city’s charming cobblestone streets and historic architecture. Take a tour of the city’s many attractions, including the Charleston City Market and the South Carolina Aquarium. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, be sure to check out the “Itinerary” of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

7 Charleston - Charlotte

Distance 341 km Driving time 3.8 h Pace: fast 102.3 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on an unforgettable road trip from Charleston to Charlotte, a journey of 212 miles that will take you fewer than 4 hours. Start your journey in Charleston, where you can visit the Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, an 18th century estate with lush gardens and a nature trail. Next, drive to the city of Georgetown, where you can explore the Georgetown Harborwalk, a 2.5-mile long boardwalk along the Sampit River. Continue your journey to the city of Florence, where you can visit the Florence County Museum, a museum dedicated to the history and culture of the Pee Dee region. Next, drive to the city of Lumberton, where you can explore the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, a restored vaudeville theater that hosts musical and theatrical performances. Finally, arrive in Charlotte, where you can visit the Carolinas Aviation Museum, an aviation museum that features more than 50 restored aircraft and a variety of interactive exhibits. For more information regarding attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please refer to the “Itinerary” of this stage. Enjoy your road trip!

8 Charlotte - Harrisonburg

Distance 557 km Driving time 6.6 h Pace: fast 167.1 kWh View map Itinerary
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Welcome road-trippers! Are you ready to explore the amazing cities of Charlotte and Harrisonburg? This road trip stage starts in Charlotte, North Carolina, and ends in Harrisonburg, Virginia, with a total distance of 346 miles and a driving time of fewer than 7 hours. In Charlotte, you can visit the Levine Museum of the New South, the Mint Museum, or the NASCAR Hall of Fame, all of which are great places to learn about the history and culture of the region. For a more adventurous experience, you can also visit the U.S. National Whitewater Center. In Harrisonburg, you can explore the city's vibrant art galleries, visit the historic courthouse, or take a stroll in the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. You can also explore the nearby Shenandoah National Park, with its stunning views and wildlife. For more information regarding attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please check the stage's "Itinerary". We hope you have a great time exploring Charlotte and Harrisonburg!

9 Harrisonburg - Fredericksburg

Distance 184 km Driving time 2.7 h Pace: fast 55.1 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for a 114mi road trip from Harrisonburg to Fredericksburg? This scenic drive through Shenandoah National Park will take you less than 3 hours and will be full of amazing sights. As you drive through the park, you’ll experience breathtaking views of rolling hills, lush forests, and the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. You’ll also have the chance to explore some of the area’s historical sites, including the ruins of the old Massanutten Iron Works, the historic Belle Grove Plantation, and the Stonewall Jackson Shrine. Along the way, you’ll also find plenty of scenic spots for taking pictures, including Skyline Drive, the highest peak in the park, and the Rapidan River. At the end of your journey, you’ll reach Fredericksburg, a charming city with plenty of attractions and activities. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, be sure to check the “Itinerary” of this stage. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and hit the road!

10 Fredericksburg - Washington D.C.

Distance 83 km Driving time 1.2 h Pace: fast 24.9 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on an exciting road trip from Fredericksburg, United States to Washington D.C.! This journey will take you through some of the most beautiful and historically significant places in the country. You’ll cover 53 miles in less than two hours, so you’ll have plenty of time to take in the sights. First, you’ll pass through the city of Fredericksburg, where you can visit the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, a memorial to the Civil War battles fought in the area. Then you’ll drive through the historic city of Alexandria. Here, you can explore the Alexandria National Cemetery, the oldest national cemetery in the United States. Continue your journey to the nation’s capital. As you near Washington D.C., you’ll pass through Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place of many of America’s heroes. Once you arrive in Washington D.C., you can visit the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, and the Smithsonian Institution. Along the way, you’ll be able to take in breathtaking views of the countryside. Keep an eye out for historical sites and monuments that can’t be found anywhere else in the world. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, check out the “Itinerary” of this stage. Enjoy your road trip!

11 Washington D.C. - Harrisburg

Distance 201 km Driving time 2.8 h Pace: fast 60.3 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on a 124mi journey from Washington D.C. to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and explore some of the most interesting sites along the way. This drive takes less than three hours, so you can easily fit it into your road trip itinerary. As you leave Washington D.C., take in the sights of the United States Capitol and the White House before heading north. On the way to Harrisburg, you can visit the battlefields of Gettysburg, the charming town of Hershey, and the beautiful Susquehanna River. In Gettysburg, pay your respects to the brave soldiers who fought during the Civil War and take a guided tour of the historic sites. In Hershey, you can tour the famous chocolate factory and enjoy some of the delicious treats. Finally, in Harrisburg, take a stroll around the State Capitol and explore the many museums and galleries. For more detailed information about the attractions, accommodation options, and restaurants along the route, be sure to check out the Itinerary of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

12 Harrisburg - Poughkeepsie

Distance 466 km Driving time 5.2 h Pace: fast 139.9 kWh View map Itinerary
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Welcome to the Harrisburg-Poughkeepsie road trip stage! This 287mi drive will take you less than 6 hours, so you will have plenty of time to explore the attractions in both cities. Starting in Harrisburg, you can visit the National Civil War Museum, the State Museum of Pennsylvania, and the Pennsylvania State Capitol. Further down the road, you can explore the Walkway Over The Hudson, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, and the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site in Poughkeepsie. You can also find more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route in the "Itinerary" of this stage. We hope you have a great time exploring the attractions in Harrisburg and Poughkeepsie!

13 Poughkeepsie - Albany

Distance 125 km Driving time 1.6 h Pace: fast 37.4 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on an unforgettable road trip from Poughkeepsie to Albany! This 77-mile journey takes less than two hours and takes you through some of the most picturesque landscapes in the region. Make sure to keep your eyes peeled for historical sites and stunning views along the way. Start your journey in Poughkeepsie, home to the historic Vassar College and the beautiful Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center. From there, drive through the rolling hills of the Hudson Valley and admire the stunning views of the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains. As you journey further north, you'll come across the charming towns of Hyde Park and Rhinebeck, where you can explore the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome. Continue your drive and take in the breathtaking views of the Hudson River and the majestic Adirondack Mountains before arriving in Albany. Once you reach the capital city, make sure to visit the Empire State Plaza and the New York State Capitol. You can also take a stroll through the Washington Park Historic District and explore the Albany Institute of History and Art. This is just one of the many stages of a larger tour. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please refer to the "Itinerary" of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

14 Albany - Franconia Notch S.P.

Distance 409 km Driving time 5.6 h Pace: fast 122.6 kWh View map Itinerary
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Welcome to the road-tripping stage from Albany to Franconia Notch State Park! This route is 253 miles long and should take you fewer than 6 hours to complete. You'll get to experience some of the best that the Northeast has to offer - from historical sites to beautiful scenery. As you drive, be sure to take in the sights. Start your journey in Albany, the capital of New York State. Be sure to check out the New York State Capitol, a beautiful building that is a sight to behold. Continue your journey westward, and you'll find yourself in the stunning Adirondacks. Here, you can explore the Adirondack Mountains, a vast, beautiful wilderness that is home to a variety of wildlife. Finally, you'll end your journey in Franconia Notch State Park. This park is home to some of the most breathtaking views in the Northeast, with mountains, rivers, and forests as far as the eye can see. For more information about attractions, accommodations, restaurants, and campsites along the route, be sure to check out the Itinerary of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

15 Franconia Notch S.P. - Bangor

Distance 324 km Driving time 3.9 h Pace: fast 97.2 kWh View map Itinerary
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Start your road trip in Franconia Notch State Park, United States, and take a 201 miles drive to Bangor. This journey will take less than 4 hours and you will be able to enjoy the scenic beauty of the area. As you drive, you can stop by the Cannon Mountain, a 4,080-foot peak located in the White Mountains, and take a ride in the Aerial Tramway, the oldest passenger aerial tramway in North America. You can also visit the Flume Gorge, a spectacular natural gorge with walls of granite, and take a walk on the Flume Gorge Trail. Another interesting place to visit is the Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, a series of caves and gorges located in the White Mountains. Here, you can explore the caves and take a walk on the boardwalks. You can also take a ride on the Lost River Gorge Train, which takes you through the gorge. The last stop before Bangor is the Mount Washington Auto Road, a 8-mile long road that takes you to the summit of Mount Washington. Here, you can enjoy the stunning views of the White Mountains and take a ride on the Mount Washington Cog Railway. This is only one stage of your road trip, and more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants and campsites along the route can be found in the "Itinerary" of this stage. Enjoy your journey!

16 Bangor - Whiting

Distance 200 km Driving time 2.4 h Pace: fast 59.9 kWh View map Itinerary
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Welcome to the Bangor-Whiting road trip! This stage of your journey will take you 124 miles through some of the most beautiful scenery in the United States. The drive will take you less than 3 hours, so you'll have plenty of time to enjoy the sights. Start your journey in Bangor, Maine, where you can explore the Bangor City Forest and its network of trails. You can take a walk along the Penobscot River, and visit the historic Bangor Opera House. Continue your journey to Whiting, where you can explore the many lakes and ponds of the area. You can take a kayak tour of Cobscook Bay, or take a hike through the Cobscook Bay State Park. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please refer to the "Itinerary" of this stage. Have a safe and enjoyable road trip!

17 Whiting - Ellsworth

Distance 130 km Driving time 1.7 h Pace: fast 39.0 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for an amazing road trip from Whiting to Ellsworth? This 81mi journey will take you fewer than 2 hours to complete, with plenty of scenic views along the way. Start your trip in Whiting, the home of the Whiting Park and the Whiting Lakefront Park. Here you can take a leisurely stroll in the park, have a picnic with your family, or take a dip in the lake. Continue your journey to Ellsworth, where you can visit the Ellsworth Public Library or the Ellsworth City Park. The library offers a great selection of books and resources, while the City Park is a great place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. This is just one of the stages of your larger tour, so don't forget to check out the "Itinerary" section for more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route. Have a safe and enjoyable trip!

18 Ellsworth - Portland

Distance 233 km Driving time 3.0 h Pace: fast 69.8 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for an amazing road trip? Start your journey in Ellsworth, United States and drive 147 miles to Portland. Along the way, you will be mesmerized by the beautiful scenery of the countryside and the historical sites that you will pass by. The drive will take less than 3 hours and it is one of the most interesting stages of a larger tour. As you drive, make sure to pay attention to the road signs and look out for the historical sites and the scenic roads. You can take a break in Ellsworth and visit the Waterfront Park. The park offers a stunning view of the harbor and the surrounding area. In Portland, you can visit the Portland Museum of Art and the Portland Observatory. For more information regarding attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, you can check out the “Itinerary” of this stage. So, what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and hit the road!

19 Portland - Boston

Distance 175 km Driving time 2.0 h Pace: fast 52.4 kWh View map Itinerary
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Welcome to the Portland to Boston road trip stage! This 109mi journey will take you less than two hours to complete and will take you through the beautiful cities of Portsmouth and Boston. Start your journey in Portland and make your way to Portsmouth. Here you can explore the historical sites, such as the Portsmouth Harbor Light and the Strawbery Banke Museum. Take a stroll along the waterfront and enjoy the views of the ocean. Continue your journey to Boston and take in the sights of this vibrant city. Take a walk along the Freedom Trail and explore the many historical sites, including the USS Constitution Museum and the Paul Revere House. Enjoy the scenic roads and take a break in one of the many parks. As you make your way through this stage of the road trip, be sure to take in the stunning views and explore the many attractions along the way. For more information regarding attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please consult the "Itinerary" of this stage.

20 Boston - Provincetown

Distance 217 km Driving time 3.1 h Pace: fast 65.1 kWh View map Itinerary
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Welcome to the Boston-Plymouth-Provincetown road trip stage! This 135-mile journey through the heart of Massachusetts is full of history, scenic views, and plenty of fun. Starting in Boston, you'll travel through Plymouth and end in Provincetown. Along the way, you'll want to take some time to explore the sights and attractions that make this area so special. In Boston, be sure to visit the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile walking tour of historic sites, including the Paul Revere House and the USS Constitution. Plymouth is home to the famous Plymouth Rock, the symbol of the Mayflower Pilgrims’ arrival in 1620. You can also visit Plimoth Plantation, a living museum that recreates the original settlement. Finally, Provincetown is the perfect place to end your journey. Here, you can take a stroll down Commercial Street, explore the Pilgrim Monument, and take in the stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. As you drive, be sure to take in the scenic views of Cape Cod Bay, the rolling hills of the South Shore, and the quaint villages of the North Shore. This is just a small taste of what you can experience on this road trip. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please see the Itinerary for this stage. Enjoy your journey!

21 Provincetown - Chatham

Distance 59 km Driving time 0.9 h Pace: fast 17.7 kWh View map Itinerary
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Welcome to the first stage of your road trip through Cape Cod! This 37 mile drive will take you from Provincetown to Chatham, and will take you less than an hour. Along the way, you will get to experience some of the most beautiful scenery Cape Cod has to offer. Start your journey in Provincetown, where you can explore the cobblestone streets, visit the iconic Pilgrim Monument, and take in the stunning views of the harbor. As you continue your drive, you will pass through the towns of Truro, Wellfleet, South Wellfleet, Eastham, and Orleans. Once you reach Chatham, you can take a walk along the beach, visit the Atwood House & Museum, and explore the Chatham Lighthouse. Don't forget to take the time to explore the quaint shops and restaurants in the area! As you drive through Cape Cod, be sure to take in the stunning views of the coast and the countryside. Take your time and enjoy the scenery! For more information on attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, be sure to check out the Itinerary for this stage of your road trip. Have a great journey!

22 Chatham - Providence

Distance 200 km Driving time 2.5 h Pace: fast 59.9 kWh View map Itinerary
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Ready for an adventure? Start your road trip in Chatham, United States and end it in Providence! This 124mi journey will take you fewer than 3 hours, so you’ll have plenty of time to take in the beauty of the scenery and explore the interesting places along the way. In Chatham, you can visit the Atwood House & Museum, a historic house museum and the oldest house in Chatham. Make sure you also check out the Chatham Fish Pier, where you can get the freshest seafood around. Continue your journey and you’ll find yourself in Providence. Here, you can explore the Roger Williams Park Zoo and the Museum of Natural History. The Rhode Island State House is also a must-see, and don’t forget to take a stroll down Benefit Street, where you can admire the beautiful architecture. As you drive, keep an eye out for historical sites, scenic roads, and other attractions. Be sure to consult your itinerary for more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route. Enjoy your road trip!

23 Providence - New Haven

Distance 204 km Driving time 2.6 h Pace: fast 61.1 kWh View map Itinerary
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Welcome, road-trippers! This stage of your journey starts in Providence, Rhode Island and ends in New Haven, Connecticut. The distance is 128 miles and the driving time is fewer than 3 hours. In Providence, you can enjoy the many attractions of this city, such as the iconic WaterFire Providence, the Roger Williams Park Zoo, the Providence Athenaeum Library, and the RISD Museum. As you continue your trip, you can stop in Mystic, Connecticut and visit Mystic Seaport and Mystic Aquarium. In Hartford, you can explore the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, the Old State House, and the Mark Twain House & Museum. Your final destination is New Haven, Connecticut, home to the Yale University Art Gallery, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, and the New Haven Museum. We hope you enjoy your journey! For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, please refer to the Itinerary of this stage.

24 New Haven - New York City

Distance 138 km Driving time 2.1 h Pace: fast 41.3 kWh View map Itinerary
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Embark on a thrilling road trip from New Haven to New York City! This 88mi drive will take you under two hours and you'll be able to explore some of the most interesting sites in the area. Start off your journey in New Haven with a visit to the Yale University, then take a drive along the beautiful Connecticut Coastline. As you make your way to New York City, you'll pass by the historic Mystic Seaport, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the stunning Mystic Aquarium. Once you reach New York City, you can explore the iconic sights such as the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Make sure to check out the Itinerary for this stage for more information on attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route.

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End your East USA Road Trip in the bustling city of New York City! From the iconic Statue of Liberty to the top of the Empire State Building, there is something for everyone to enjoy. There are countless museums, galleries, and attractions to explore and a vibrant nightlife. For those who love the outdoors, Central Park and Prospect Park offer a peaceful respite from the hustle and bustle of the streets. Take a stroll through the gardens, explore the various monuments, and enjoy the fresh air. If you're looking for an adventure, take a ferry to the Statue of Liberty or explore the city's underground network of subway lines. Whether you're in the mood for a show on Broadway or a unique dining experience, you can find it in New York City. The closest international airport is John F. Kennedy International Airport (IATA code JFK). From the airport, you can take the AirTrain to Jamaica Station, where you can connect to the city's subway lines and explore the city by car. No matter what you're looking for in a vacation, New York City has something for everyone. So make it the final stop on your East USA Road Trip!

East USA Road Trip at a glance

Surely, our East USA Road Trip has become an ideal inspiration for your future holidays.
The tour we’ve suggested can be used as a base that you can recreate in its entirety or only partially and that can be enriched with interesting beauty spots.
If travelling by car is your plan when moving around East USA, there are a number of essential road rules to follow and a number of elements to keep in mind to make your trip smooth. These tips will also become useful for drivers who are considering vehicle rental or camper rental in East USA.
There are a number of road regulations to be bore in mind while sightseeing around East USA. When moving around East USA in a car, try to stay away from spirits at any expense. In East USA, the allowed blood alcohol level is rather low and amounts to only 0.5‰. In order to avoid a speeding fine, it is best to never exceed 40km/h, which is the maximum car speed inside the cities. In undeveloped areas, holidaymakers can travel at at speeds up to 72km/h. On motorways, 129km/h is the permissible speed that you should be mindful of. We recommend driving with your headlights on at daytime and equipping your car with a fire extinguisher and first aid kit in order to stay safe.
How about the costs of the trip? Depending on the needs of the travellers, the money that you have to pay will differ. A wide range of budget configurations is presented below.
If you’d like to benefit from the cheapest offer to cover the planned 25 stages while travelling around East USA, it can cost roughly 788 EUR. Within the economy offer, accommodation will cost around 2,222 EUR. Tourists should also remember about the fact that they will spend more or less 2,016 EUR for restaurants and food in this option. If your aim is also the budget car rental option, you will pay around 1,260 EUR. Thus, the estimated travel expenses amount to roughly 5,026 EUR without vehicle rental and 6,286 EUR with vehicle rental.
Holidayers who are interested in greater comfort and the standard option will pay approximately 1,050 EUR for the gasoline needed to cover the road trip. If you are into standard accommodation options, expect that the expenses can amount up to around 3,322 EUR. The standard option in terms of food and restaurants may cost up to more or less 3,024 EUR. Travellers who want to cover the tour in a standard rental vehicle can expect a cost of more or less 1,512 EUR. Summing up the standard offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total about 8,908 EUR for holidayers who would like to try car hire and 7,396 EUR for those who are not interested in renting.
Travellers who would like to take advantage of the highest level of comfort will be pleased with the premium offer. When it comes to this offer, the estimated cost of the road trip will total roughly 13,509 EUR for holidaymakers who are considering car rental and 7,396 EUR for those who will not be renting. Travellers who want to cover the tour in a premium rental car can expect a cost of roughly 2,520 EUR. When it comes to the premium configuration of the itinerary, you have to spend the maximum of 1,413 EUR to cover the planned mileage. Holidaymakers who would like to go for top services in all aspects of their itinerary should expect to pay approximately 4,032 EUR for restaurants and food and roughly 5,544 EUR for accommodation.
Our tour is also a perfect opportunity for all camper enthusiasts. If you choose this travel option, the costs will be up to more or less 6,300 EUR. Travellers will spend approximately 1,563 EUR on gasoline allowing to cover all stages of the itinerary. Tourists who opt for camper rental should expect to pay more or less 1,540 EUR for accommodation and about 2,016 EUR for expenses connected with food.
The section Road Trip Costs shows all the above-mentioned costs in detail.
The period between April and October is superb to visit the part of East USA mentioned in our road trip idea. There are countless thrilling journeys that we offer on our website if East USA Road Trip has inspired you. We hope that the broad spectrum of options will surely meet the expectations of the most demanding holidayers.

Facts for safer driving in East USA

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.5
max speed urban max speed urban 40 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 72 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 129 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime off
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher yes
tolls tolls yes
seat belts seat belts yes

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