10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Nags Head
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Speed Boats Tours and St. Patrick's Cathedral. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stroll around Washington Square Park, get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and take a stroll through Greenwich Village.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planning website .

Toronto, Canada to New York City is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Toronto in July, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn
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Speed Boats Tours
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Times Square ©
Times Square

2
nights
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
On the 11th (Thu), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Henry Lighthouse, admire the majestic nature at First Landing State Park, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, then stroll through Sandbridge Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Virginia Beach trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from New York City to Virginia Beach in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. July in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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First Landing State Park ©
First Landing State Park
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Cape Henry Lighthouse ©
Cape Henry Lighthouse

2
nights
Nags Head

Nags Head ©
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
On the 13th (Sat), look for gifts at Seagreen Gallery, take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and finally glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Grog's Watersports, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Outer Banks Old Time Photos.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nags Head online vacation builder .

Getting from Virginia Beach to Nags Head by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. In July, daily temperatures in Nags Head can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Nags Head

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Outer Banks Old Time Photos
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Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Parasailing & Paragliding

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.
On the 15th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, explore and take pictures at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, then step into the grandiose world of Smithsonian Institution Building, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Nags Head to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill

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