15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Raleigh
— Few hours
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Washington DC
— 1 night
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
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Wildwood
— 1 night
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Warren
— 1 night
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New York City
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bangor
— 1 night
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Bar Harbor
— 1 night
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Portland
— 1 night
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Portsmouth
— 1 night
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Newton
— 1 night
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Virginia Beach
— 1 night
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Raleigh

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Fletcher Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, and then hike along Neuse River Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Raleigh journey builder website.

Wilmington to Raleigh is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Raleigh can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the activities along Tidal Basin, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Washington DC using our trip planner.

You can drive from Raleigh to Washington DC in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

1
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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): walk around Washington Square Park, steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, trek along Schuylkill River Trail, then trek along Kelly Drive, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia holiday planning website.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Wildwood.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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Wildwood

Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Cape May Point State Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cape May Bird Observatory, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at North Wildwood Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Wildwood itinerary planning website.

Drive from Philadelphia to Wildwood in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in July: highs in Wildwood hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Warren.

Things to do in Wildwood

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

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Warren

Warren Township is a township in Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. On the 21st (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Reeves-Reed Arboretum, look for all kinds of wild species at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, identify plant and animal life at The Raptor Trust Center, then identify plant and animal life at Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wagner Farm Arboretum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Warren sightseeing tool.

Traveling by car from Wildwood to Warren takes 2.5 hours. In July in Warren, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Warren

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

2
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New York City

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, contemplate the long history of World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at New York Public Library, wander the streets of Times Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and finally admire the masterpieces at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Warren to New York City in an hour. Traveling from Warren in July, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Bangor.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Bangor

Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. On the 24th (Fri), grab your bike and head to Bangor City Forest, identify plant and animal life at Orono Bog Boardwalk, then examine the collection at Cole Land Transportation Museum, and finally hike along Penobscot River Walkway.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Bangor online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Bangor takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in Bangor reach 80°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Bangor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trip

1
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Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): trek along Heart of Acadia Loop, grab your bike and head to Carriage Roads, identify plant and animal life at Acadia's Birds, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gorham Mountain Trail, and finally identify plant and animal life at Shore Path.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bar Harbor trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Bangor to Bar Harbor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangor in July, expect nights in Bar Harbor to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are little chillier, around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

1
night
Portland

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): kick back and relax at Pine Point Beach, stroll through Ferry Beach, then learn about winemaking at Maine Mead Works, then visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary site.

Getting from Bar Harbor to Portland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Point of Graves, stroll through Jenness State Beach, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at North Hampton State Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Hampton Beach State Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Portsmouth online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Portland to Portsmouth by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Newton.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Newton

Newton is a suburban city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Newton Cemetery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, stroll through Walden Pond State Reservation, then contemplate the long history of Hancock-Clarke House, and finally don't miss a visit to Lexington Green.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Newton day trip planning site.

You can drive from Portsmouth to Newton in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Newton

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get engrossed in the history at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, then wander the streets of North End, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church, then examine the collection at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and finally get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Boston attractions planning tool.

Boston is just a short distance from Newton. July in Boston sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

1
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Virginia Beach

The Resort City

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
On the 31st (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandbridge Beach, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then gain insight at First Landing State Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach holiday site.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Virginia Beach takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Virginia Beach is somewhat warmer than Boston - with highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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.

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.