12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
— 1 night
2
New York City
— 1 night
3
Philadelphia
— 1 night
4
Baltimore
— 1 night
5
Washington DC
— 1 night
6
Charleston
— 1 night
7
Folly Beach
— 1 night
8
Savannah
— 1 night
9
New Orleans
— 1 night
10
Nashville
— 2 nights

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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.
For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Boston day trip planner.

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Boston, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Boston hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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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.
On the 3rd (Sat), examine the collection at New York Public Library, take a stroll through Times Square, thendon't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue, and finally appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New York City tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in August, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): trek along Kelly Drive, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, thenhunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, thenponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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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 5th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Loch Raven Reservoir, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, thensteep yourself in history at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Loring Cornish Gallery.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Baltimore trip planner.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Baltimore takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Loch Raven Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Loch Raven Reservoir ©
Loch Raven Reservoir

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night
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 6th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, thenexamine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Washington DC attractions site.

You can drive from Baltimore to Washington DC in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
The National Archives Museum ©
The National Archives Museum

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night
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 7th (Wed), settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Charleston trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Charleston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Folly Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Fishing Charters & Tours
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

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Folly Beach

Folly Beach is a city located on Folly Island in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): kick back and relax at Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Folly Beach itinerary maker tool.

Folly Beach is very close to Charleston. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Folly Beach

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 9th (Fri), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Savannah Historic District.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Savannah trip builder app.

You can drive from Folly Beach to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Savannah, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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night
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 10th (Sat), see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, take a stroll through Garden District, thenstop by Faulkner House Books, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New Orleans trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Savannah to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Savannah in August, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, and finally add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville online holiday planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Nashville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in August, you will find days in Nashville are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are slightly colder (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Adventure Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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