11 days in East Coast of USA, Philadelphia & Gettysburg Itinerary

11 days in East Coast of USA, Philadelphia & Gettysburg Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

11 days in East Coast of USA, Philadelphia & Gettysburg Itinerary

Start: Savannah
Drive:  17​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Gettysburg
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Baltimore
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
7
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Savannah

1
night
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 2nd (Mon): take a stroll through Waterfront, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Samuel Adams Brewery, then explore the striking landscape of Adams National Historical Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see where the action happens at Fenway Park and then take a stroll through Beacon Hill.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Boston trip planner .

Savannah to Boston is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Savannah in December, expect nights in Boston to be little chillier, around 0°C, while days are much colder, around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Adams National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Adams National Historical Park ©
Adams National Historical Park
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill
Waterfront ©
Waterfront

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.
On the 4th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the majestic nature at Gateway National Recreation, and then kick back and relax at Gunnison Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Times Square and then admire the majestic nature at Jones Beach State Park.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City sightseeing planning site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December in New York City, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sandy Hook, Jones Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Gateway National Recreation ©
Gateway National Recreation
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Times Square ©
Times Square

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia route planner .

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Nockamixon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Independence Mall ©
Independence Mall
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center
Nockamixon State Park ©
Nockamixon State Park

few
hours
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
On the 7th (Sat), examine the collection at Rupp House and then don't miss a visit to Evergreen Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg road trip app .

You can drive from Philadelphia to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rupp House ©
Rupp House
Evergreen Cemetery ©
Evergreen Cemetery

1
night
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, then steep yourself in history at Federal Hill Park, then take a stroll through Fell's Point, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Inner Harbor.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Baltimore vacation app .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and subway; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In December in Baltimore, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Fell's Point ©
Fell's Point
Federal Hill Park ©
Federal Hill Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ford's Theatre.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Baltimore to Washington DC takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ford's Theatre ©
Ford's Theatre
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Washington DC to Myrtle Beach by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in December, things will get a bit warmer in Myrtle Beach: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. You will leave for home on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

Similar Plans

15 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM INDONESIA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM RUSSIA May, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in East Coast of USA BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans