16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
train:  30​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Atlantic City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
5
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Newark

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: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Times Square, explore and take pictures at The High Line, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City tour planner .

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): appreciate the history behind New Jersey Korean War Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Heritage Park, then stroll through Veterans Memorial Park at Glenn by the Bay, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Shark Park.

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You can drive from New York City to Atlantic City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in April, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Heritage Park, Veterans Memorial Park at Glenn by the Bay, Shark Park
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Shark Park ©
Shark Park
Heritage Park ©
Heritage Park

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nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Change things up with a short trip to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square (about 52 minutes away). The adventure continues: stroll through Wissahickon Valley Park, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Pennsylvania, admire the natural beauty at Chanticleer, and explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia journey builder site .

Getting from Atlantic City to Philadelphia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Classes

Side Trips

Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens
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Chanticleer ©
Chanticleer
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 7th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Reservoir State Park, make a trip to Schoellkopf Power Station, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, and finally admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, take an in-depth tour of Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, then hike along Niagara Wine Trail USA, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls travel route app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect Niagara Falls to be slightly colder, temps between 70°F and 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation ©

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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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, take in nature's colorful creations at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Boston route planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Boston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in May, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brookline Booksmith, Mount Auburn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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