14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
New York City
— 4 nights
End: New York City

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at United First Parish Church and USS Cassin Young. Slater Mill Museum and Minuteman Trail Bikeway will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Lexington Green (in Lexington), Benefit Street (in Providence) and Old Burial Hill (in Marblehead). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Buckman Tavern, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll the grounds of Copp's Hill Burying Ground, and examine the collection at Mary Baker Eddy Library.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Boston journey maker tool .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Theodore Francis Green State Airport and Portsmouth International at Pease Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Sandwich.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Quincy, Lexington, Benefit Street, Old Burial Hill, The Custom House
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Hancock Cemetery ©
Hancock Cemetery
United First Parish Church ©
United First Parish Church

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): admire the sheer force of The Falls of Carillon, take in the dramatic scenery at Glen Falls, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff, then take in the dramatic scenery at Eternal Flame Falls, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Joseph's Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, make a trip to Old Falls Street, see the interesting displays at Niagara Wax Museum of History, then make a trip to Schoellkopf Power Station, then see the interesting displays at Niagara Falls Discovery Center, and finally see the interesting displays at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff, Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, Glen Falls, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, The Falls of Carillon
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Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Niagara Power Project Visitors Center ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chatham Manor and Arlington House - The Robert E. Lee Memorial. Popular historic sites such as Chatham Manor and St George's Episcopal Church are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: The Manassas Museum (in Manassas), Fredericksburg (Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop & The Rising Sun Tavern) and NRA National Firearms Museum (in Fairfax). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, admire the landmark architecture of DAR Museum, admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African Art.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC tour planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Niagara Falls in July, with highs in Washington DC at 37°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Arlington, Alexandria, NRA National Firearms Museum, The Manassas Museum
Highlights from your plan
Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop ©
Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop
The Rising Sun Tavern ©
The Rising Sun Tavern

1
night
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): learn about all things military at Ronn Palm's Museum of Civil War Images, see the interesting displays at Gettysburg Dime Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Artworks, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, then appreciate the history behind Monument to Major General George Gordon Meade, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to Brigadier General Gouverneur Kemble Warren.

Plan trip to Gettysburg with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Washington DC to Gettysburg in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in July: high temperatures in Gettysburg hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church ©
Gettysburg Dime Museum ©
Gettysburg Dime Museum

4
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Speed Boats Tours and Ocean Grove Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Gulliver's Gate and Allaire State Park. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Cradle of Aviation Museum (in Garden City), Sleepy Hollow (Kykuit & Sleepy Hollow Cemetery) and Sagamore Hill National Historic Site (in Oyster Bay). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Morgan Library & Museum, admire the masterpieces at Michener Art Museum, get engrossed in the history at Mercer Museum, and explore and take pictures at Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip maker .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Gettysburg in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Doylestown, Sleepy Hollow, Allaire State Park, Ocean Grove Beach, Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
The Morgan Library & Museum ©
The Morgan Library & Museum
Gulliver's Gate ©
Gulliver's Gate

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