17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 4 nights
2
Cape May
— 1 night
3
Lewes
— 1 night
4
Rehoboth Beach
— 1 night
5
Ocean City
— 1 night
6
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
7
Williamsburg
— 3 nights
8
Baltimore
— 3 nights

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lakota Wolf Preserve and Speed Boats Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and The Oculus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Silverball Pinball Museum (in Asbury Park), Yale University Art Gallery (in New Haven) and Duke Farms (in Hillsborough). Next up on the itinerary: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, stop by Columbus Circle, stroll around SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery, and see the interesting displays at The Morgan Library & Museum.

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San Francisco to New York City is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Minnewaska State Park Preserve, Lakota Wolf Preserve, Silverball Pinball Museum, Yale University Art Gallery, Duke Farms
Highlights from your plan
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Duke Farms ©
Duke Farms
Lakota Wolf Preserve ©
Lakota Wolf Preserve

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): browse the exhibits of World War II Lookout Tower.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cape May day trip site.

Drive from New York City to Cape May in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. December in Cape May sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lewes.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nature Center of Cape May ©
Nature Center of Cape May
Historic Cold Spring Village ©
Historic Cold Spring Village
World War II Lookout Tower ©
World War II Lookout Tower

1
night
Lewes

Lewes ©
Lewes is an incorporated city on the Delaware Bay in eastern Sussex County, Delaware. On the 29th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Marvel Carriage Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lewes trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Cape May to Lewes takes 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rehoboth Beach.

Things to do in Lewes

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Marvel Carriage Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lightship Overfalls ©
Lightship Overfalls
Nassau Valley Vineyards ©
Nassau Valley Vineyards
Lewes Historical Society ©
Lewes Historical Society

1
night
Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at Revelation Craft Brewing Company and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Edmond's Catholic Church.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rehoboth Beach trip app.

Rehoboth Beach is just a short distance from Lewes. In December in Rehoboth Beach, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Parks Wildlife Golf

Side Trips

Bethany Beach, James Farm Ecological Preserve, Baywood Greens Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
James Farm Ecological Preserve ©
James Farm Ecological Preserve
Bethany Beach Nature Center ©
Bethany Beach Nature Center
Baywood Greens Golf Course ©
Baywood Greens Golf Course

1
night
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
On the 31st (Tue), take in the waterfront at Oceanic Fishing Pier and then have some family-friendly fun at Ocean City Screams Haunted House.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ocean City day trip planner.

Getting from Rehoboth Beach to Ocean City by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. December in Ocean City sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Ocean City

Golf Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Berlin, Costa Ventosa Vineyard & Winery
Highlights from your plan
Rum Pointe Seaside Golf Links ©
Rum Pointe Seaside Golf Links
Costa Ventosa Vineyard & Winery ©
Costa Ventosa Vineyard & Winery
Burley Oak Brewing Company ©
Burley Oak Brewing Company

2
nights
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a walk through King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk, look for all kinds of wild species at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, examine the collection at Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum, thentrek along Currituck Banks Reserve, thenpause for some photo ops at Norwegian Lady Statue, and finally sample the fine beverages at Tarnished Truth Distilling Company.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Virginia Beach trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Ocean City to Virginia Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ocean City in January: highs in Virginia Beach hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Riddick's Folly House Museum, Currituck Banks Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company ©
Tarnished Truth Distilling Company
Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge ©
Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Currituck Banks Reserve ©
Currituck Banks Reserve

3
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Visiting Colonial National Historical Park and Redoubt Park will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bruton Parish Episcopal Church and Saint Bede Catholic Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Williamsburg: Hughlett Point Natural Area (in Reedville), The Mariners' Museum and Park (in Newport News) and Good Luck Cellars (in Kilmarnock). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of George Wythe House, do a tasting at The Hague Winery, see the interesting displays at Virginia Musical Museum, and look for gifts at Silver Hand Meadery.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Williamsburg online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Williamsburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hague, Hughlett Point Natural Area, The Mariners' Museum and Park, Colonial National Historical Park, Virginia Aviation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church ©
Bruton Parish Episcopal Church
The Hague Winery ©
The Hague Winery
General's Ridge Vineyard and Winery ©
General's Ridge Vineyard and Winery

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Quiet Waters Park and Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sagamore Spirit Distillery and Federal Hill Park. Change things up with a short trip to Centennial Park in Ellicott City (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at Urban Axes Baltimore, explore the different monuments and memorials at Edgar Allan Poe's Grave Site and Memorial, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baltimore Basilica, and wander the streets of Mount Vernon Cultural District.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Baltimore trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Williamsburg to Baltimore in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Williamsburg in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Baltimore: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Centennial Park, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, Quiet Waters Park
Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Quiet Waters Park ©
Quiet Waters Park

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