15 days in East Coast of USA & Philadelphia Itinerary

15 days in East Coast of USA & Philadelphia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

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Atlanta
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Sandwich
— 1 night
Drive
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Wellfleet
— 1 night
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Atlanta

— 1 night

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Atlanta tour itinerary site.

Los Angeles to Atlanta is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Atlanta due to the time zone difference. August in Atlanta sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 71°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Atlanta

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · 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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip planner.

Getting from Atlanta to Washington DC by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Philadelphia

— 2 nights

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 13th (Mon): walk around Wissahickon Valley Park and then ponder the design of Longwood Gardens. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then stroll around Franklin Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Independence Hall.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia journey planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

New York City

— 4 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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Boston

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): stop by Brookline Booksmith, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then catch a live event at Fenway Park. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, get advice or help at Boston Public Library, then let the kids burn off some steam at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston day trip app.

Fly from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Boston, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Sandwich

— 1 night
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get curious at Sandwich Glass Museum, then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then explore the activities along Cape Cod Canal, and finally grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sandwich itinerary planner.

Getting from Boston to Sandwich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Sandwich are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Wellfleet.

Things to do in Sandwich

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Wellfleet

— 1 night
Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): kick back and relax at Marconi Beach and then kick back and relax at Corn Hill Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Wellfleet planner.

Traveling by car from Sandwich to Wellfleet takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Wellfleet are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip