14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive
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Shenandoah National Park
— 1 day
Drive
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Washington DC
— 1 night
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Baltimore
— 1 night
Train
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Newark
Drive
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Boston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Provincetown
— 1 night
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Washington DC — 2 nights

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.
On the 27th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, examine the collection at National Museum of Women in the Arts, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Phillips Collection.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC travel planning app.

Rome, Italy to Washington DC is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Shenandoah National Park.
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Museums · Historic Sites

Shenandoah National Park — 1 day

Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
On the 29th (Thu), get outside with Shenandoah River Adventures, then take in the exciting artwork at Black Bear Art Studio, then do a tasting at Stone Mountain Vineyards, and finally admire the sheer force of Doyles River Falls.

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Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Shenandoah National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Washington DC in September, Shenandoah National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.
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Wineries · Parks · Shopping · Nature
Side Trips

Washington DC — 1 night

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Washington DC road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Shenandoah National Park to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. On the 30th (Fri), you'll travel to Baltimore.
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Parks · Tours · Nightlife · Museums

Baltimore — 1 night

City of Firsts

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.
On the 30th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Federal Hill Park, get engrossed in the history at Baltimore Museum of Industry, then see the interesting displays at Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards, then examine the collection at National Electronics Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Baltimore trip builder site.

Drive from Washington DC to Baltimore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Baltimore are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
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Philadelphia — 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
On the 1st (Sat), wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square, admire the natural beauty at Morris Arboretum, get engrossed in the history at Independence Seaport Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Benjamin Franklin Museum, browse the exhibits of Battleship New Jersey, examine the collection at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, contemplate the long history of Christ Church, then get engrossed in the history at National Liberty Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planner.

Getting from Baltimore to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Newark.
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Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
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Newark

Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Jersey and the seat of Essex County. For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Newark trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Newark takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Newark can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you're off to Boston.
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Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Boston — 3 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Halibut Point State Park will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Old State House and Hancock-Clarke House. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Rockport (Bearskin Neck & Motif Number 1), Salem (The Custom House & Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery) and Chandler Hovey Park (in Marblehead). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, get engrossed in the history at Buckman Tavern, witness the site of a historic battle at Lexington Green, and stroll the grounds of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, use the Boston driving holiday planner.

Getting from Newark to Boston by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Newark in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Boston, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Provincetown.
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Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums · Tours
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Provincetown — 1 night

Birthplace of American Liberty

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Beech Forest, Provincetown, grab your bike and head to Province Lands Bike Trail, then trek along Cape Cod Provincelands Trail, then visit a coastal fixture at Highland Light, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Race Point Lighthouse.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Provincetown trip site.

You can fly from Boston to Provincetown in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. October in Provincetown sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.
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Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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New York City — 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ground Zero Museum Workshop and New York Public Library. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 9/11 Memorial and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Tenafly Nature Center in Tenafly, approximately Tenafly away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Met Cloisters, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, wander the streets of Times Square, and see the interesting displays at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City journey app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Provincetown to New York City in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Provincetown in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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Cape Cod travel guide

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Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Specialty Museums
Located on the southern shore of Massachusetts, Cape Cod contains some 15 towns and two islands. The arm-shaped peninsula is a popular holiday destination throughout the year because of its historical attractions, art galleries, award-winning restaurants, and a scenic coastline dotted by sandy beaches. Start your sightseeing in Provincetown, located at the very tip of the cape and famous for being the site of the first Pilgrims' landing in 1620. From there you can hit up all of the Cape's other small towns, renowned for their comfortable bed and breakfasts and distinctive cuisine of fresh fish and oyster dishes. This maritime community features more than a dozen lighthouses. Part of experiencing the Cape means a trip to its two islands--which showcase several lighthouses and numerous restaurants.
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