15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

15 days in United States Itinerary

Birmingham
+4
train + subway + train + Fly + bus:  11​h
Boston
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Washington DC
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
Birmingham

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Plimoth Plantation. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Louisburg Square and then take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary builder tool .

Birmingham, UK to Boston is an approximately 11-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Birmingham to Boston. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Birmingham in May: high temperatures in Boston hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Plimoth Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Freedom Trail
Freedom Trail

1
day
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Virginia Capitol Building, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Cemetery, then admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Maymont.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Richmond trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to Richmond in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Boston in May: high temperatures in Richmond hover around 31°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Capitol Building ©
Virginia Capitol Building
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Maymont
Maymont

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino Baltimore & Oriole Park at Camden Yards). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, stroll through National Zoological Park, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Washington DC tour itinerary app .

Getting from Richmond to Washington DC by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. May in Washington DC sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Baltimore
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
The White House ©
The White House

2
days
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): learn and have fun at Longwood Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia itinerary builder site .

Getting from Washington DC to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Classes Nightlife

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and don't miss a visit to Grand central terminal.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City day trip app .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Philadelphia in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

Similar Plans

16 days in New York City BY A USER FROM MEXICO December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in New York City BY A USER FROM MEXICO December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Boston, New York City & Washington DC BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM BELGIUM March, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in Boston BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Boston BY A USER FROM FINLAND January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 26 days in Boston BY A USER FROM BRAZIL January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: January, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans