15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Pittsburgh
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Morgantown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lancaster
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  50​h
End: San Francisco

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
To see ratings and more tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh trip planner.

San Francisco to Pittsburgh is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Francisco in October, with highs in Pittsburgh at 65°F and lows at 48°F. You'll set off for Morgantown on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Outdoors Museums

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Morgantown

Morgantown ©
Morgantown is a city in and the county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia, situated along the banks of the Monongahela River. On the 12th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Blackwater Falls State Park, take in the exciting artwork at WVHighlands Artisan Gallery, and then get engrossed in the history at Elkins Depot Welcome Center. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Pricketts Fort State Park, then examine the collection at Museum of American Glass, and then do a tasting at Lambert's Vintage Wines.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Morgantown trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Morgantown takes 1.5 hours. In October in Morgantown, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Lancaster.

Things to do in Morgantown

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Weston, Davis, Elkins Depot Welcome Center, Pricketts Fort State Park
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Pricketts Fort State Park ©
Pricketts Fort State Park
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park
Museum of American Glass ©
Museum of American Glass

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Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Rock Ford Plantation, putt your heart out at Village Greens Miniature Golf, then examine the collection at Biblical Tabernacle Reproduction, and finally stop by Kitchen Kettle Village.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Lancaster holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Morgantown to Lancaster takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Lancaster

Museums Fun & Games Golf

Side Trips

Village Greens Miniature Golf, Kitchen Kettle Village
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Rock Ford Plantation ©
Rock Ford Plantation
Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village
Village Greens Miniature Golf ©
Village Greens Miniature Golf

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Independence National Historical Park, Museum of the American Revolution, Elfreth's Alley, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Museum of the American Revolution, get to know the fascinating history of Independence National Historical Park, get engrossed in the history at Independence Hall, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then ponder the world of politics at City Hall, and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Bell Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square, take in nature's colorful creations at Morris Arboretum, and then admire the majestic nature at Fort Washington State Park.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip site .

Getting from Lancaster to Philadelphia by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Lancaster in October since evenings lows in Philadelphia dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fort Washington State Park
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Fort Washington State Park ©
Fort Washington State Park
Independence National Historical Park ©
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Heritage Museums & Gardens and New Bedford Whaling Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Thames Street and Thames Glassfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: enjoy the sea views from Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sachuest Beach (Second Beach), get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, and relax in the rural setting at Newport Vineyards.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Newport trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Philadelphia to Newport in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. While traveling from Philadelphia, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Middletown, Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, New Bedford Whaling Museum, Heritage Museums & Gardens
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Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
New Bedford Whaling Museum ©
New Bedford Whaling Museum

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Boston

Boston ©
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.
You've now added Freedom Trail to your itinerary. On the 21st (Mon), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, then wander the streets of Newbury Street, and then take a stroll through Beacon Hill.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Boston trip planner .

Drive from Newport to Boston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Boston, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, The House of the Seven Gables
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

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