16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
+3
Fly + train + subway + bus:  15​h 30​min
1
Cape May
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Bethany Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Solomons
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Gettysburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Stockholm

3
nights
Cape May

Cape May
Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Relax by the water at Sunset Beach and Ship Bottom Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum and Emlen Physick Estate. Get out of town with these interesting Cape May side-trips: Black Pearl Pirate Excursion (in Beach Haven) and Lucy the Elephant (in Margate City). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery and enjoy the sand and surf at North Wildwood Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cape May visit planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Cape May is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Stockholm to Cape May. In June, Cape May is a bit warmer than Stockholm - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bethany Beach.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, Lucy the Elephant, North Wildwood Beach, Black Pearl Pirate Excursion, Sunset Beach
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Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach
North Wildwood Beach ©
North Wildwood Beach

3
nights
Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach ©
Bethany Beach is an incorporated town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States. Get some cultural insight at Air Mobility Command Museum and Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery. Explore hidden gems such as Bethany Beach and Dewey Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Bethany Beach side-trips: Lewes (Beach Time Distilling & Lewes Beach) and Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (in Milton). There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery One, and look for all kinds of wild species at James Farm Ecological Preserve.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bethany Beach travel route planner.

Getting from Cape May to Bethany Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Solomons.

Things to do in Bethany Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lewes, Ocean View, Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Spas
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Air Mobility Command Museum ©
Air Mobility Command Museum
Dewey Beach ©
Dewey Beach
Bethany Beach ©
Bethany Beach

2
nights
Solomons

Solomons ©
Solomons, also known as Solomons Island, is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Calvert County, Maryland, United States. On the 8th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Annmarie Garden and then enjoy the sea views from Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Choptank River Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, and then take an in-depth tour of Harriet Tubman Museum and Educational Center.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Solomons online travel planner .

Getting from Bethany Beach to Solomons by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Solomons

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cambridge
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3
nights
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gettysburg National Military Park and Shriver House Museum. Let the collections at Gettysburg Diorama and Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center capture your imagination. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Seminary Ridge Museum, Gettysburg, steep yourself in history at Eisenhower National Historic Site, admire the architecture and history at Abraham Lincoln Statue, and examine the collection at Mister Ed's Elephant Museum.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg planner .

Getting from Solomons to Gettysburg by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mister Ed's Elephant Museum
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Eisenhower National Historic Site ©
Eisenhower National Historic Site
Shriver House Museum ©
Shriver House Museum
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

4
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get a sense of the local culture at Valley Forge National Historical Park and Independence Hall. Museum-lovers will appreciate Philadelphia Museum of Art and Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. Step out of Philadelphia to go to Intercourse and see The Old Country Store, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia vacation tool .

You can drive from Gettysburg to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

The Old Country Store, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
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Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
The Old Country Store ©
The Old Country Store

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