15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
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Baltimore
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Morgan Library & Museum and Sagamore Hill National Historic Site. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site (in Hyde Park), Silverball Pinball Museum (in Asbury Park) and Sterling Hill Mining Museum (in Ogdensburg). There's lots more to do: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, steep yourself in history at Historic Huguenot Street, explore the wide array of goods at T.J. Maxx, and stroll around SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New York City travel itinerary planner.

Oakland to New York City is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Oakland to New York City. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Oakland in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around 80°F and lows are around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Storm King Art Center, Rockland Bakery, Silverball Pinball Museum, Sterling Hill Mining Museum
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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square ©
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site ©

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Wharton Esherick Museum and Second Bank of the United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington Memorial Chapel and Laurel Hill Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Old Barracks Museum (in Trenton) and Moravian Pottery and Tile Works (in Doylestown). And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of USS Becuna, take in nature's colorful creations at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, steep yourself in history at Washington Square Park, and explore the world behind art at Woodmere Art Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 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 6th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Wharton Esherick Museum, Washington Memorial Chapel, Old Barracks Museum, Moravian Pottery and Tile Works
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Old City Hall ©
Old City Hall
Wharton Esherick Museum ©
Wharton Esherick Museum
Washington Memorial Chapel ©
Washington Memorial Chapel

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Star-Spangled Banner Flag House and East Cavalry Battlefield. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Maplehofe Dairy and Jerusalem Mill and Village. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Baltimore: Hans Herr House Museum (in Willow Street) and St. Anne's Church (in Annapolis). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Electronics Museum, explore the galleries of USS Torsk, take a stroll through Mount Vernon Cultural District, and get engrossed in the history at Evergreen Museum & Library.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Baltimore trip builder app.

Getting from Philadelphia to Baltimore by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

East Cavalry Battlefield, Hans Herr House Museum, Maplehofe Dairy, National Electronics Museum, St. Anne's Church
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Jewish Museum of Maryland ©
Jewish Museum of Maryland
Jerusalem Mill and Village ©
Jerusalem Mill and Village
Hans Herr House Museum ©
Hans Herr House Museum

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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.
Appreciate the collections at National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden and National Museum of African Art. Explore hidden gems such as The Rising Sun Tavern and Carlyle House. Venture out of the city with trips to Fredericksburg (Old Town, Kenmore Plantation and Gardens, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of DAR Museum, pause for some photo ops at National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Women in the Arts, and steep yourself in history at President Lincoln's Cottage.

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You can drive from Baltimore to Washington DC in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Carlyle House, George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill
Highlights from your plan
President Lincoln's Cottage ©
President Lincoln's Cottage
The Rising Sun Tavern ©
The Rising Sun Tavern
Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop ©
Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop

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