10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 2 nights
2
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
3
Nags Head
— 2 nights
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Speed Boats Tours and Greenwich Village. Popular historic sites such as Brooklyn Heights Promenade and St. Patrick's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, wander the streets of Times Square, and stop by SoHo.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City sightseeing planner.

Toronto, Canada to New York City is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in July; daily highs in New York City reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can 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
Dumbo ©
Dumbo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Henry Lighthouse, then admire the majestic nature at First Landing State Park, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Virginia Beach trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Virginia Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to 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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stop by Seagreen Gallery, then explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Jennette's Pier, kick back and relax at Grog's Watersports, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally get your game on at Outer Banks Old Time Photos.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nags Head journey planner.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Nags Head takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In July in Nags Head, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish 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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally visit Capitol Hill. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, explore the world behind art at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, and then step into the grandiose world of Smithsonian Institution Building.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC route planner.

Getting from Nags Head to Washington DC by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 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
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Capitol Hill ©
Capitol Hill

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