13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Boston
— 3 nights
2
New York City
— 3 nights
3
Atlantic City
— 3 nights
4
Philadelphia
— 3 nights

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Cliff Walk and Ocean Drive Historic District. Let the collections at Museum of Fine Arts and Rice-Polak Gallery capture your imagination. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Provincetown) and Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit).

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston online attractions planner.

Houston to Boston is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Boston due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Houston in December, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Boston: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Provincetown, Newport, Marginal Way Walkway
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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.
Popular historic sites such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and 9/11 Memorial are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Holtsville Ecology Site. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Bayard Cutting Arboretum in Great River--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in New York City can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Holtsville Ecology Site
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

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nights
Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Explore hidden gems such as Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Cox Hall Creek Wildlife Management Area. Visiting South Cape May Meadows and Cape May Bird Observatory will get you outdoors. Step out of Atlantic City with an excursion to Garrett Family Preserve in Cape May--about 1 hour away. It doesn't end there: shop like a local with Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Atlantic City trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from New York City to Atlantic City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. January in Atlantic City sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Cape May, Cox Hall Creek Wildlife Management Area, Cape May Bird Observatory, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University ©
Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge ©
Cape May Bird Observatory ©
Cape May Bird Observatory

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Step out of the city life by going to Sister Cities Park and Fort Washington State Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Independence Hall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Trexler Nature Preserve (in Schnecksville) and Green Lane Nature Center (in Green Lane). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, walk around Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, and look for all kinds of wild species at The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia online trip planner.

You can drive from Atlantic City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Fort Washington State Park, The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Trexler Nature Preserve, Green Lane Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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