13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Boston
Boston
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly + tram:  5​h 30​min
Miami

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Marginal Way Walkway and Trinity Church. Popular historic sites such as Freedom Trail and Mount Auburn Cemetery are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Peabody Essex Museum (in Salem) and Provincetown (Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum & Race Point Beach). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and explore and take pictures at Fenway Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Boston trip builder.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major airports are General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Manchester Airport and Portsmouth International at Pease Airport. September in Boston sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Provincetown, Marginal Way Walkway, Peabody Essex Museum, Mount Auburn Cemetery
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Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Freedom Trail
Freedom Trail

2
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.
On the 8th (Fri), make a trip to Times Square, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to 9/11 Memorial and then make a trip to Central Park.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
days
Washington DC

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC custom trip planner.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington National Cemetery, Old Town
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

3
days
Dallas

Dallas
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Get some historical perspective at Top O' Hill Terrace and Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. Change things up with a short trip to Sundance Square in Fort Worth (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden, pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, and examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dallas custom trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Dallas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Dallas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Dallas: highs are around 39°C and lows about 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Top O' Hill Terrace
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