8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Lynchburg
Drive:  4​h
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Medford
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Salem
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
Boston

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, then contemplate the long history of Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and finally get engrossed in the history at Smithsonian American Art Museum.

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Lynchburg to Washington DC is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Lynchburg in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Sightseeing Parks

Side Trip

Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial
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1
day
Philadelphia

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): experience rural life at Linvilla Orchards, then trek along Kelly Drive, then get engrossed in the history at Battleship New Jersey, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence Mall.

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You can take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Medford.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Sightseeing Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Battleship New Jersey, Linvilla Orchards
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Linvilla Orchards
Battleship New Jersey

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day
Medford

Medford is a township in Burlington County, New Jersey, United States. On the 15th (Tue), examine the collection at Burlington County Prison Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge.

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Drive from Philadelphia to Medford in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Medford

Parks Wildlife Areas Museums

Side Trip

Burlington County Prison Museum
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Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
Burlington County Prison Museum

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.
On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then examine the collection at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

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Traveling by car from Medford to New York City takes 2 hours. In May in New York City, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Salem.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Fire Island National Seashore
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Frick Collection
Fire Island National Seashore
St. Patrick's Cathedral

2
days
Salem

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
On the 18th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Salem Maritime National Historic Site, contemplate the long history of Castle Hill, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hampton Beach. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Buckman Tavern, get engrossed in the history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.

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Drive from New York City to Salem in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in May, Salem is a bit cooler at night with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites Sightseeing Parks

Side Trips

Concord, Buckman Tavern, Castle Hill, Hampton Beach
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Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Hampton Beach
Castle Hill