17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
Fly
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Boston
— 3 nights

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Washington DC — 5 nights

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Escape the urban bustle at Antietam National Battlefield and Tidal Basin. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington National Cathedral and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Washington DC. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Philadelphia — 3 nights

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Philadelphia Museum of Art and National Constitution Center will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Valley Forge National Historical Park and Schuylkill River Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and walk around Franklin Square.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia route maker website.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. On the 14th (Wed), you're off to New York City.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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New York City — 5 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Appreciate the collections at 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Get in touch with nature at Speed Boats Tours and Appalachian Trail - Pochuck Boardwalk. Venture out of the city with trips to Henry Hudson Trail (in Marlboro) and Hook Mountain State Park (in Valley Cottage). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and stroll through Central Park.

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You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in New York City are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Boston.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums
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Boston — 3 nights

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mount Auburn Cemetery and Freedom Trail. Let the collections at Museum of Fine Arts and Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Boston with an excursion to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Gloucester--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and stroll around Boston Public Garden.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Boston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Boston when traveling from New York City in June, with lows around 60°F.
Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.