10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly
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Boston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hartford
— 1 night
Drive
3
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Cape May
— 1 night
Drive
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly

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Boston

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.
Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Brewster Gardens (in Plymouth) and Sandwich (Hoxie House, Heritage Museums & Gardens, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, walk around Boston Common, ponder the world of politics at Old State House, and make a trip to Louisburg Square.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston route builder site.

Phoenix to Boston is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Phoenix to Boston. Traveling from Phoenix in September, you will find days in Boston are colder (75°F), and nights are a bit cooler (59°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

1
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Hartford

Hartford is the capital of the U.S. On the 27th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Hill-Stead Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Farmington Canal Heritage Trail, and then experience rural life at Gotta's Farm and Cider Mill.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hartford trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Boston to Hartford takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Hartford, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to New York City.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

2
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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Rockefeller Center, make a trip to Times Square, then make a trip to Empire State Building, and finally go for a walk through The High Line.

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You can drive from Hartford to New York City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Hartford in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Cape May

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape May Point State Park, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cape May holiday builder.

Getting from New York City to Cape May by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Side Trips

2
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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 1st (Thu), deepen your understanding at Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Education Center, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, then take in nature's colorful creations at Chanticleer, and finally don't miss a visit to 30th Street Station. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at City Hall Visitor Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Masonic Temple, steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley, then don't miss a visit to Liberty Bell Center, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally take a stroll through Boathouse Row.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia day trip planner.

Getting from Cape May to Philadelphia by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.

Connecticut travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Aquariums · Theaters
The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.

New Jersey travel guide

3.9
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.