12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
2
Baltimore
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
5
Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  26​h
End: Jakarta

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Art and Madame Tussauds DC. Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, steep yourself in history at Georgetown University, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Indonesia, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. March in Washington DC sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, Old Town
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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
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 (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Loring Cornish Gallery.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Baltimore vacation planner .

Getting from Washington DC to Baltimore by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Baltimore are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites Shopping Casinos
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Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino
Fell's Point ©
Fell's Point

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 5th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Independence Hall.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia itinerary builder website .

You can take a train from Baltimore to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Kee's Chocolatesfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, shop like a local with Shopping Girlfriend NYC, browse the eclectic array of goods at Artists & Fleas at Chelsea Market, and go for a walk through Central Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Parks Museums
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

1
night
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 9th (Tue): browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, then stop by Brookline Booksmith, and finally take a stroll through Newbury Street.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Boston online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, expect Boston to be slightly colder, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brookline Booksmith
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Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Brookline Booksmith ©
Brookline Booksmith

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