14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Palmyra
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Olympia
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Salt Lake City

1
night
Palmyra

Palmyra ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Phelps General Store, get engrossed in the history at Historic Palmyra Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Book of Mormon Publication Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Smith Family Farm.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Palmyra driving holiday planner.

Salt Lake City to Palmyra is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Palmyra can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Palmyra

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Smith Family Farm ©
Smith Family Farm
Book of Mormon Publication Site ©
Book of Mormon Publication Site
Historic Palmyra Museum ©
Historic Palmyra Museum

4
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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island will appeal to museum buffs. 9/11 Memorial and Times Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stroll around The High Line, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City tour planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Palmyra to New York City. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Palmyra in May, with lows around 55°F. You will leave for Washington DC on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Jefferson Memorial, Library of Congress, United States Capitol, and other attractions. On the 4th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at White House, then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC travel planner .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The National Archives Museum ©
The National Archives Museum

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at The Museum of Flight and Glasshouse Studio. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, take a stroll through Pioneer Square, visit a coastal fixture at West Point Lighthouse, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle holiday tool .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Seattle takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in June; daily highs in Seattle reach 74°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Olympia.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Seattle Art Museum ©
Seattle Art Museum

2
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Washington State Capitol.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Olympia itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Seattle to Olympia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Seattle in June since evenings lows in Olympia dip to 49°F. On the 10th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Olympia

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Great Wolf Lodge
Highlights from your plan
Great Wolf Lodge ©
Great Wolf Lodge
Hands On Children's Museum ©
Hands On Children's Museum
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge ©

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