12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Gatlinburg
Drive:  12 h 15 min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Baltimore
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  14 h
End: Orlando

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and New York Public Library. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and SoHo. Venture out of the city with trips to Callie's Candy Kitchen (in Mountainhome), Golden Fish Gallery (in Milford) and St. James General Store (in Saint James). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, stop by The Streets of Chester Shopping Center, and hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market.

For reviews and other tourist information, use the New York City journey builder website.

Gatlinburg to New York City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Gatlinburg in December, plan for a bit cooler days in New York City, with highs around 10°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Amazing Olive, Callie's Candy Kitchen, The Streets of Chester Shopping Center, Words Bookstore, The Original Ben Franklin 5 & 10 Store
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
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Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Rittenhouse Square ©
Rittenhouse Square
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

2
nights
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): wander the streets of Fell's Point.

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You can take a train from Philadelphia to Baltimore in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Annapolis
Highlights from your plan
Federal Hill Park ©
Federal Hill Park
U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy

2
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Smithsonian American Art Museum and Madame Tussauds DC. Explore hidden gems such as National Gallery of Art and Nalls Farm Market. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and Berryville (Modern Mercantile, My Neighbor and Me, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner.

Drive from Baltimore to Washington DC in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Washington DC sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Berryville, Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Smithsonian American Art Museum ©
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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