11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lancaster
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Newark

3
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City planning tool .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 13th (Wed), hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip builder site .

You can take a bus from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Lancaster.

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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market
Elfreth's Alley ©
Elfreth's Alley

1
night
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Indian Echo Caverns has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Kitchen Kettle Village and then Head underground at Indian Echo Caverns.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Lancaster trip itinerary builder tool .

Take a train from Philadelphia to Lancaster in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

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Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Kitchen Kettle Village, Indian Echo Caverns
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Indian Echo Caverns ©
Indian Echo Caverns
Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Gettysburg tour site .

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Gettysburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.

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Museums Historic Sites Parks
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4
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jefferson Memorial, United States Capitol, The Pentagon, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC vacation maker website .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Gettysburg in June since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 24°C. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Walking tours
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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