10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
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 31st (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in March: highs in Washington DC hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 4°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary and then steep yourself in history at Liberty Bell Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia holiday planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

4
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City vacation builder.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in New York City sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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