12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
— 3 nights
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Greenwich
— 1 night
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Point Pleasant Beach
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia
— 1 night

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Boston

Boston ©

Beantown

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 23rd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then wander the streets of North End, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then contemplate the long history of Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and finally stroll around Boston Common.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Boston trip planner.

Phoenix to Boston is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Phoenix in September, expect nights in Boston to be slightly colder, around 59°F, while days are cooler, around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Greenwich.

Things to do in Boston

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Museum of Fine Arts
4.8
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Historic Walking Area
Freedom Trail
4.7

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Greenwich

Greenwich ©
Greenwich is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Union Church of Pocantico Hills, take in nature's colorful creations at Kykuit, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Greenwich Avenue.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Greenwich travel route tool.

You can drive from Boston to Greenwich in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Greenwich

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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Garden
Kykuit
4.6

2
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New York City

New York City ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center and then stroll through Central Park. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and then go for a walk through Times Square.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Greenwich to New York City takes an hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Greenwich in September since evenings lows in New York City dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Point Pleasant Beach.

Things to do in New York City

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Must see
Central Park
4.8

3
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Point Pleasant Beach

Point Pleasant Beach ©
Point Pleasant Beach is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Point Pleasant Beach: Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson) and Princeton University (in Princeton). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Silverball Pinball Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Catharine Catholic Church, take in the waterfront at Jenkinson's Boardwalk, and enjoy the sand and surf at Point Pleasant Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Point Pleasant Beach sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Point Pleasant Beach in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in September since evenings lows in Point Pleasant Beach dip to 60°F. On the 1st (Thu), you'll travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Point Pleasant Beach

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Silverball Pinball Museum
4.7
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Educational Site
Princeton University
4.7

1
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 1st (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally take a stroll through Society Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of City Hall Visitor Center, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia driving holiday planner.

Getting from Point Pleasant Beach to Philadelphia by car takes about 1.5 hours. October in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Independence Hall
4.5
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Art Museum
Barnes Foundation
4.6

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