17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + bus + train:  8​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
2
Baltimore
— 1 day
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
4
New York City
— 9 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: London

4
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 list of things to see and do now includes Newseum, National Gallery of Art, Union Market, and other attractions. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner .

London, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or fly. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
day
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Baltimore Museum of Art, National Aquarium and Edgar Allan Poe's Grave Site and Memorial. On the 2nd (Sat), stroll the grounds of Edgar Allan Poe's Grave Site and Memorial, meet the residents at National Aquarium, and then explore the world behind art at Baltimore Museum of Art.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Baltimore trip site .

Getting from Washington DC to Baltimore by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Baltimore

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Baltimore Museum of Art ©
Baltimore Museum of Art
National Aquarium ©
National Aquarium

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
You've added Museum of the American Revolution, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, then hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, and finally steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens and then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the American Revolution.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia route tool .

Take a train from Baltimore to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Philadelphia's Magic Gardens ©
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

9
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.
To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City online route planner .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in New York City, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife Parks Tours

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