11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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

Route & dates

11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Garden City
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Athens

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. You'll explore and learn at American Museum of Natural History and Ellis Island. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip itinerary maker .

Athens, Greece to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Athens to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in July, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (35°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Washington DC tour app .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then make a trip to Liberty Bell Center, and finally browse the exhibits of Independence Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at The Franklin Institute and then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Garden City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

1
night
Garden City

Garden City ©
Garden City is an incorporated village in the town of Hempstead, in central Nassau County, New York, in the United States. On the 4th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Incarnation, see the interesting displays at Cradle of Aviation Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County, and finally explore and take pictures at Sands Point Preserve.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Garden City journey builder tool .

You can drive from New York City to Garden City in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Garden City can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Garden City

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sands Point Preserve, Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County
Highlights from your plan
Sands Point Preserve ©
Sands Point Preserve
Cathedral of the Incarnation ©
Cathedral of the Incarnation

Similar Plans

15 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in New York City BY A USER FROM FRANCE July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, extra fast, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Extra fast 13 days in New York City BY A USER FROM FRANCE July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 14 days in New York City, Washington DC & Boston BY A USER FROM CHINA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, 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 GERMANY August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in New York City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in New York City BY A USER FROM FRANCE July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in New York City & California BY A USER FROM BELGIUM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in New York City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans