15 days in East Coast of USA & Pennsylvania Itinerary

15 days in East Coast of USA & Pennsylvania Itinerary

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Boston
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New Haven
— 1 night
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Princeton
— 1 night
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
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Baltimore
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 1 night
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Williamsburg
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 1 day
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Charleston
— 1 night
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Savannah
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Key West
— 1 day
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Miami
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Boston

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

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London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Boston, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. November in Boston sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to New Haven.

Things to do in Boston

Museums
Highlights from your trip

New Haven

— 1 night
New Haven, in the U.S. On the 5th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery and then get lost in a book at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New Haven trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Boston to New Haven in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums

New York City

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial and then don't miss a visit to Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City holiday builder app.

Getting from New Haven to New York City by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from New Haven in November since evenings lows in New York City dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Princeton.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Princeton

— 1 night

College Town

Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
On the 8th (Fri), get lost in a book at Princeton Public Library, then admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum, and then stroll around Grounds For Sculpture.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Princeton trip planning website.

Traveling by car from New York City to Princeton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Princeton, with lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Philadelphia

— 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Philadelphia - Axe Throwing, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and then stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Princeton to Philadelphia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or ride a tram. In November, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): see where the action happens at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sagamore Spirit Distillery.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Baltimore visit app.

Getting from Philadelphia to Baltimore by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Fun & Games · Casinos · Breweries & Distilleries

Washington DC

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip planning website.

You can drive from Baltimore to Washington DC in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

Williamsburg

— 1 night

Colonial Capital

Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
On the 12th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Colonial National Historical Park and then explore the galleries of Colonial Williamsburg.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg planning tool.

You can drive from Washington DC to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Asheville

— 1 day

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Asheville trip builder website.

Getting from Williamsburg to Asheville by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Traveling from Williamsburg in November, Asheville is slightly colder at night with lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Charleston

— 1 night
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Battery & White Point Gardens, contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Charleston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Asheville in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Charleston: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Tours · Museums · Historic Sites

Savannah

— 1 night

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Pin Point Heritage Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Webb Military Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Savannah travel planner.

Getting from Charleston to Savannah by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Key West

— 1 day

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally shop like a local with Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Key West driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Savannah to Key West in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Savannah in November, you will find days in Key West are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are much hotter (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Miami

— 1 night

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 17th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Miami vacation planning app.

You can fly from Key West to Miami in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Connecticut travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Aquariums · Theaters
The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.

New York State travel guide

4.5
Observation Decks · Scenic Walking Areas · Monuments
The Empire State
Home to the country's most populous city, the state of New York is a major gateway for immigration into the United States, but also one of the nation's prime holiday destinations. Take a trip down the state's numerous wilderness trails and scenic roads to visit quaint small towns, sandy beaches, historical estates, and artist colonies. Though the majority of visitors head for the big-city restaurants, theaters, and museums, you can venture deeper into the rugged and remote mountain areas to discover a world of picturesque forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York also boasts the nation's largest forest preserve, encompassing much of the northeastern lobe of the state.

New Jersey travel guide

3.9
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.

Pennsylvania travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Casinos · History Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.

Maryland travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Specialty Museums · Aquariums
The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.

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.

North Carolina travel guide

4.4
Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.

South Carolina travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Gardens
The Palmetto State
Composed of five distinct geographic regions with boundaries roughly parallel to the Atlantic coastline, South Carolina embraces rich history, scenic beauty, and outstanding cuisine. Originally established as a slave society dependent on the cultivation of rice and indigo, the state now boasts a diverse economy that includes massive production of textile goods, chemical products, machinery, and automobiles. Widely regarded as the beginning of the Deep South, the state remains a deeply conservative part of the country, fervently clinging to its religious and cultural traditions. South Carolinians are kind and open hosts to those who vacation here, eager to share the wealth of their cultural heritage with curious visitors. With many remarkable places to visit like Charleston and Hilton Head, your itinerary here is sure to be diverse and full of scenic attractions.

Georgia travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Aquariums
The Peach State
Founded in 1733, Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies that became the United States. Much more geographically diverse than most visitors realize, the state features a scenic seacoast, high mountain peaks, and large urban centers, with broad rural areas in between. Once famous mostly for historical attractions memorializing the Civil War era and the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia now draws tourists from around the world with its rich musical tradition and distinctive cuisine. Start your Georgian adventure in Atlanta, the state's economic powerhouse, and then road trip to the coastal barrier islands, nature preserves, and chic vacation resorts.

Florida travel guide

4.4
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.