10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Boston
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Vineyard Haven
— 1 night
drive:  6​h
4
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  14​h
End: Louisville

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night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls day trip planning site .

Louisville to Niagara Falls is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Louisville in May, with highs in Niagara Falls at 70°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Historic Sites

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get some jogging in at Charles River Esplanade and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Boston tour itinerary planning site .

Getting from Portsmouth to Boston by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May in Boston, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Charles River Esplanade ©
Charles River Esplanade

1
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Vineyard Haven

Vineyard Haven ©
Vineyard Haven is a community within the town of Tisbury on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): kick back and relax at Menemsha Public Beach and then visit a coastal fixture at Edgartown Lighthouse.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vineyard Haven online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Boston to Vineyard Haven takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Vineyard Haven

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Menemsha Public Beach, Edgartown Lighthouse
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Menemsha Public Beach ©
Menemsha Public Beach
Edgartown Lighthouse ©
Edgartown Lighthouse

2
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Statue of Liberty National Monument. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument and then take a stroll through Times Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New York City itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vineyard Haven to New York City. Traveling from Vineyard Haven in May, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then get to know the fascinating history of Independence National Historical Park, and finally admire the striking features of Independence Hall.

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Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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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.
On the 8th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

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