12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Boston
Boston
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
New Haven
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
New York City
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Washington DC

2
days
Boston

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and then admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Museum of Science, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Boston. In July, daytime highs in Boston are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to New Haven.

Things to do in Boston

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Historic Sites
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

2
days
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Basketball Hall of Fame. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): examine the collection at Basketball Hall of Fame and then immerse yourself in nature at Hammonasset Beach State Park.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New Haven trip planner .

Traveling by train from Boston to New Haven takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. On the 8th (Sun), you're off toNew York City.

Things to do in New Haven

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Basketball Hall of Fame, Hammonasset Beach State Park
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Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park
Basketball Hall of Fame ©
Basketball Hall of Fame

5
days
New York City

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and Ellis Island. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip app .

Drive from New Haven to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in New York City sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 72°F at night. You will leave for Philadelphia on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

2
days
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall and then get in on the family fun at Six Flags Great Adventure.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read Philadelphia trip maker website .

Take a bus from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 72°F at night. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Classes

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Six Flags Great Adventure
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
The Franklin Institute ©
The Franklin Institute

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