17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Nuremberg
+3
train + bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Ocean City
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Atlantic City
— 1 night
+3
train + foot + Fly + train:  15​h
End: Nuremberg

3
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.
Attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library make great kid-friendly stops. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Greenwich Village and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Times Square, walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, don't miss a visit to Washington Square Park, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary builder .

Nuremberg, Germany to New York City is an approximately 13-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Nuremberg to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Nuremberg in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Dumbo
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
Dumbo ©
Dumbo

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Georgetown, then examine the collection at National Museum of the Marine Corps, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

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Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Old Town
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park ©
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): trek along Mary's Rock Summit Trail and then do a tasting at Barren Ridge Vineyards. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at South River Falls Trail, then admire the sheer force of Dark Hollow Falls, and then trek along Limberlost Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Shenandoah National Park sightseeing planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Shenandoah National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of subway, bus, and flight. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Washington DC in August since evenings lows in Shenandoah National Park dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Barren Ridge Vineyards
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South River Falls Trail ©
South River Falls Trail
Barren Ridge Vineyards ©
Barren Ridge Vineyards
Mary's Rock Summit Trail ©
Mary's Rock Summit Trail

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): cool off at Water Country USA. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, then admire the striking features of Historic Christ Church, and then do a tasting at Silver Hand Meadery.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg journey builder .

You can drive from Shenandoah National Park to Williamsburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In August in Williamsburg, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Fri) before leaving for Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Historic Christ Church
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Water Country USA ©
Water Country USA
Historic Christ Church ©
Historic Christ Church
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg

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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 30th (Fri), have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Virginia, then kick back and relax at Virginia Beach, and then go for a walk through King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Hunt Club Farm, then let the kids burn off some steam at Grommet Island Park, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Virginia Beach trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. August in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Ocean City.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Children's Museum of Virginia
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Children's Museum of Virginia ©
Children's Museum of Virginia
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
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 1st (Sun), take a memorable tour with Tours, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then have some family-friendly fun at Ocean City Screams Haunted House. On your second day here, make a splash at Oceancity Watersports, then make a splash at West OC Watersports, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ocean City route planner .

You can drive from Virginia Beach to Ocean City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Ocean City can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Ocean City

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Speed Boats Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Oceancity Watersports ©
Oceancity Watersports

1
night
Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): try your luck at Caesars Atlantic City Casino, then wander the streets of Atlantic City Boardwalk, then appreciate the history behind New Jersey Korean War Memorial, and finally walk around Brighton Park.

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Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Ocean City to Atlantic City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ocean City in September, plan for little chillier nights in Atlantic City, with lows around 17°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping
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New Jersey Korean War Memorial ©
New Jersey Korean War Memorial

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