16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  9​h
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
2
New York City
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

3
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at The House of the Seven Gables and Granary Burying Ground. Do your shopping at Kittery Trading Post and Quincy Market. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Hampton Beach State Park (in Hampton), Strawbery Banke Museum (in Portsmouth) and Plimoth Plantation (in Plymouth). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts and get a taste of the local shopping with Newbury Street.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston trip planning app .

Vancouver, Canada to Boston is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Boston is 3 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in June, you will find days in Boston are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hampton Beach State Park, The House of the Seven Gables, Strawbery Banke Museum, Kittery Trading Post, Plimoth Plantation
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum

4
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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Chelsea Marketfor some retail therapy. Get outdoors at Cupsogue Beach County Park and Ice Caves and Verkeerderkill Falls Trail Hike. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Sam's Point Preserve (in Cragsmoor) and Alex Ferrone Gallery (in Cutchogue). There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a walk through Central Park, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City route maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. June in New York City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Cragsmoor, Alex Ferrone Gallery, Cupsogue Beach County Park
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

4
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Independence Hall and Eastern State Penitentiary will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Philadelphia Museum of Art and World War II Lookout Tower. Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Air Mobility Command Museum (in Dover), Cape May (Emlen Physick Estate, Historic Cold Spring Village, & more) and Sunset Beach (in Lower Township). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Longwood Gardens, view the masterpieces at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, and explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia tour builder website .

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cape May, Air Mobility Command Museum, Longwood Gardens, Sunset Beach
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Rodin Museum ©
Rodin Museum

3
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.
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Antietam National Battlefield will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and Old Town. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Old Town, Antietam National Battlefield, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©

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