7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  30​min
1
New York City
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Baltimore
— 1 night
train:  45​min
4
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
6
Portland
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Newark

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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 10th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Newark in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 57°F in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Wissahickon Valley Park.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia travel planner.

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): don't miss a visit to National Katyn Memorial, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, then try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, and finally admire all the interesting features of Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Baltimore route app .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Baltimore, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

#Fun & Games, #Casinos, #Breweries
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Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Oriole Park at Camden Yards ©
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino

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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.
On the 14th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at White House, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary site .

You can take a train from Baltimore to Washington DC in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
White House ©
White House

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 15th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, then indulge your taste buds at Stamoolis Brothers, then see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, and finally explore and take pictures at PNC Park.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pittsburgh trip planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Pittsburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in October, things will get slightly colder in Pittsburgh: highs are around 65°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

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Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Old Orchard Beach, grab your bike and head to Eastern Promenade, and then examine the collection at Portland Head Light.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner.

Getting from Pittsburgh to Portland by combination of flight and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Pittsburgh in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Portland, with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Old Orchard Beach, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Eastern Promenade ©
Eastern Promenade

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