11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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New York City
— 3 nights
Train
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive
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Richmond
— 1 night
Drive
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Wilmington
— 2 nights
Fly

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New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City travel planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in New York City are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Philadelphia

— 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Philadelphia is known for museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, get into the urban bustle at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, and get a sense of history and politics at City Hall Visitor Center.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

Washington DC

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Nature · Parks

Richmond

— 1 night

The River City

The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Beth Ahabah Museum and Archive, then admire the natural beauty at Maymont, then admire the masterpieces at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at African Burial Ground.

Before you visit Richmond, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Washington DC to Richmond by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Wilmington

— 2 nights
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
On the 15th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at New Hanover County Arboretum, then learn about winemaking at Noni Bacca Winery, then contemplate the long history of Airlie Gardens, and finally look for gifts at Cape Fear Spice Merchants.

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Traveling by car from Richmond to Wilmington takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Richmond in March: high temperatures in Wilmington hover around 21°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Shopping

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.