16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
2
New York City
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

4
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.
Appreciate the collections at Heritage Museums & Gardens and Museum of Fine Arts. Get some historical perspective at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House and The Paul Revere House. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Provincetown (Long Point, Race Point Beach, & more) and Old Silver Beach (in Falmouth). There's more to do: stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery and kick back and relax at Nantasket Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Boston attractions app .

Atlanta to Boston is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in May; daily highs in Boston reach 67°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Provincetown, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Old Silver Beach, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Heritage Museums & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Long Point ©
Long Point
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island capture your imagination. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read New York City travel website .

Getting from Boston to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. May in New York City sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Philadelphia Museum of Art and Independence Hall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library and Rodin Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square), Ventnor City Beach (in Ventnor City) and Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing (in Lawrenceville). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Rittenhouse Square and steep yourself in history at Christ Church.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip builder tool .

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ventnor City Beach, Longwood Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Air and Space Museum. National Gallery of Art and The National Archives Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle (about 56 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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