10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Boston
— 1 night
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Sandwich
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Newport
— 1 night
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New Haven
— 1 night
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Queens
— 3 nights
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Montclair
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New Hope
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
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Atlantic City
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Boston

— 1 night

Beantown

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Boston day trip planner.

San Francisco to Boston is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in April; daily highs in Boston reach 56°F and lows reach 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sandwich.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Sandwich

Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 10th (Sat), get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sandwich trip planner.

Getting from Boston to Sandwich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Sandwich sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Sandwich

Childrens Museums · Museums
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Newport

— 1 night

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Queen Ann Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cliff Walk.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Newport tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Newport sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to New Haven.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

New Haven

— 1 night
New Haven, in the U.S. state of Connecticut, is the principal municipality in Greater New Haven, which had a total population of 862,477 in 2010. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): deepen your understanding at Yale University, then learn more about the world around you at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, then admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of New Haven Railroad Station. On the next day, make a trip to Five Mile Point Light, then contemplate the long history of The Mark Twain House & Museum, then admire the masterpieces at New Britain Museum of American Art, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Farmer Joe's Gardens.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New Haven tour planner.

You can drive from Newport to New Haven in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in New Haven can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Queens.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Queens

— 3 nights
Queens is the easternmost and largest in area of the five boroughs of New York City. On the 13th (Tue), take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, then go for a walk through Central Park, and then make a trip to Welling Court Mural Project. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Queens visit app.

Traveling by car from New Haven to Queens takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Queens sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Montclair.

Things to do in Queens

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Montclair

Montclair is a township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Montclair trip planning tool.

Drive from Queens to Montclair in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in April, and nighttime lows around 41°F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to New Hope.

Things to do in Montclair

Parks · Fun & Games · Nightlife · Outdoors

New Hope

Nestled against the confluence of the Delaware River and Aquetong Creek, New Hope represents a scenic east coast village.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Fonthill Castle, get engrossed in the history at Mercer Museum, and then look for gifts at Olive Oil Etcetera.

Take the guesswork out of planning a New Hope vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Montclair to New Hope in 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in New Hope can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New Hope

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Philadelphia

— 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip builder tool.

Drive from New Hope to Philadelphia in an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 45°F. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums
Highlights from your trip

Atlantic City

America's Favorite Playground

The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at New Jersey Korean War Memorial, try your luck at Caesars Atlantic City Casino, and then pause for some photo ops at In the Line of Duty Sculpture.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Atlantic City online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Atlantic City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Atlantic City sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Casinos · Fun & Games

Washington DC

— 2 nights
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 17th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Atlantic City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlantic City in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 49°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Nature · Parks

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Cape Cod travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Specialty Museums
Located on the southern shore of Massachusetts, Cape Cod contains some 15 towns and two islands. The arm-shaped peninsula is a popular holiday destination throughout the year because of its historical attractions, art galleries, award-winning restaurants, and a scenic coastline dotted by sandy beaches. Start your sightseeing in Provincetown, located at the very tip of the cape and famous for being the site of the first Pilgrims' landing in 1620. From there you can hit up all of the Cape's other small towns, renowned for their comfortable bed and breakfasts and distinctive cuisine of fresh fish and oyster dishes. This maritime community features more than a dozen lighthouses. Part of experiencing the Cape means a trip to its two islands--which showcase several lighthouses and numerous restaurants.

New York State travel guide

4.5
Observation Decks · Scenic Walking Areas · Monuments
The Empire State
Home to the country's most populous city, the state of New York is a major gateway for immigration into the United States, but also one of the nation's prime holiday destinations. Take a trip down the state's numerous wilderness trails and scenic roads to visit quaint small towns, sandy beaches, historical estates, and artist colonies. Though the majority of visitors head for the big-city restaurants, theaters, and museums, you can venture deeper into the rugged and remote mountain areas to discover a world of picturesque forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York also boasts the nation's largest forest preserve, encompassing much of the northeastern lobe of the state.