16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
New York City
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
Sandy Spring
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
London

2
days
New York City

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): make a trip to 9/11 Memorial and then make a trip to Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New York City travel planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, New York City is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building

3
days
Philadelphia

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kids will enjoy Longwood Gardens and Philadelphia Museum of Art. There's still lots to do: stroll through Philadelphia Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, appreciate the history behind Rocky Statue, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Zoo

1
day
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Nashville Zoo at Grassmere.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville travel planner.

You can fly from Philadelphia to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Philadelphia in October: highs in Nashville hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Nashville

Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nashville Zoo
Grand Ole Opry

3
days
Washington DC

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.
Kids will enjoy Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at The White House, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, meet the residents at Smithsonian National Zoological Park, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Washington DC vacation trip planner.

You can fly from Nashville to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Sandy Spring.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park

6
days
Sandy Spring

Sandy Spring, Maryland is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Maryland.GeographySandy Spring's boundaries are roughly Brooke Road and Dr. Kids will enjoy The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring and National Aquarium. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sandy Spring: Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg), Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center, Gettysburg National Military Park, & more) and Baltimore (Fort McHenry National Monument, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, & more). The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at Sky Zone Trampoline Park.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Sandy Spring vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Sandy Spring takes an hour. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect Sandy Spring to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sandy Spring

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Baltimore, Antietam National Battlefield, Sky Zone Trampoline Park
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park
The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring
National Aquarium

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