14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Boston
— 3 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Taxi
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Arlington
— 2 nights
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Boston

— 3 nights

Beantown

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.
Kids will enjoy Museum of Fine Arts and Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Strawbery Banke Museum and USS Constitution Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Nubble Lighthouse (in York) and Ogunquit (Marginal Way Walkway & Ogunquit Beach). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old North Church & Historic Site, browse the exhibits of Old State House, and take a stroll through North End.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Boston online attractions planner.

San Diego to Boston is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. June in Boston sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to New York Public Library and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Met Cloisters, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

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Fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in New York City, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trip

Gettysburg

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): admire the architecture and history at Abraham Lincoln Statue, get your bearings at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then get engrossed in the history at Jennie Wade House, then examine the collection at Gettysburg Museum of History, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trot along with a tour on horseback, contemplate the long history of Eisenhower National Historic Site, then pause for some photo ops at 91st Pennsylvania Monument, and finally contemplate the long history of Little Round Top.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Gettysburg holiday planner.

You can drive from New York City to Gettysburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Washington DC

— 3 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.
National Mall and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and U.S. Naval Academy. When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, approximately Baltimore away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Gettysburg in June, Washington DC is a bit warmer at night with lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Arlington

— 2 nights

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then see the interesting displays at George Washington's Mount Vernon, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Ignatius Church. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Marine Corps, and then see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Arlington itinerary planner.

Arlington is just a stone's throw from Washington DC. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Virginia travel guide

4.6
Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Specialty Museums
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.