16 days in Continental USA Itinerary

16 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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16 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Guildford
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Spring Lake
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Washington DC
— 1 night
+3
Train + Bus + Fly + Bus:  16​h 15​min
End: Guildford

3
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New York City trip builder website .

Guildford, UK to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Guildford to New York City. In June in New York City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Niagara Falls, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, then learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and then admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planning app .

Getting from Niagara Falls to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Spring Lake.

Things to do in New York City

Museums
Highlights from your plan
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
Grand Central Terminal ©
Grand Central Terminal
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center

1
night
Spring Lake

Spring Lake ©
Spring Lake is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Asbury Park Boardwalk, then look for gifts at Cheese on Main, then take a leisurely stroll along Point Pleasant Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Jenkinson's Boardwalk.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Spring Lake attractions app .

Drive from New York City to Spring Lake in 1.5 hours. In June in Spring Lake, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Spring Lake

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Point Pleasant Beach, Cheese on Main, Asbury Park Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Point Pleasant Beach ©
Point Pleasant Beach
Jenkinson's Boardwalk ©
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Asbury Park Boardwalk ©
Asbury Park Boardwalk

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge). The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planner .

You can drive from Spring Lake to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. June in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens, Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): stop by SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Rag Mountain Hike, then take in the dramatic scenery at Dark Hollow Falls, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Dean Cemetery.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Shenandoah National Park day trip site .

You can drive from Washington DC to Shenandoah National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of subway, bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 23°C in Shenandoah National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Washington DC.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts, Barboursville Vineyards and Historic Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Dark Hollow Falls ©
Dark Hollow Falls
SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts ©
SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at White House.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Washington DC road trip planning website .

You can drive from Shenandoah National Park to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and subway. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
White House ©
White House
National World War II Memorial ©
National World War II Memorial

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