12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
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 (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rose Kennedy Greenway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and finally don't miss a visit to Louisburg Square.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary planning app .

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Boston, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in September, with highs in Boston at 27°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Mount Auburn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in September; daily highs in Washington DC reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, then stroll through Wissahickon Valley Park, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia online trip builder .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market

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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City online itinerary planner .

Take a bus from Philadelphia to New York City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in New York City sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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