17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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1
New York City
— 3 nights
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
3
Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
4
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
5
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
6
Ocean City
— 2 nights
7
Atlantic City
— 1 night

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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dumbo and Greenwich Village. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, wander the streets of Times Square, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Nuremberg, Germany to New York City is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Nuremberg in August, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catch the train 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
Dumbo ©
Dumbo
Greenwich Village ©
Greenwich Village

3
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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.
On the 24th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, thensee the interesting displays 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 25th (Sun): stop by Georgetown, thentake an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Marine Corps, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Old Town, National Museum of the Marine Corps
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Georgetown ©
Georgetown
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
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): stroll through Mary's Rock Summit Trail and then learn about winemaking at Barren Ridge Vineyards. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along South River Falls Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Dark Hollow Falls, and then hike along Limberlost Trail.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Shenandoah National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Shenandoah National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Washington DC in August since evenings lows in Shenandoah National Park dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive 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
Limberlost Trail ©
Limberlost Trail
Mary's Rock Summit Trail ©
Mary's Rock Summit Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): make a splash at Water Country USA. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Historic Christ Church, and then learn about winemaking at Silver Hand Meadery.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Shenandoah National Park to Williamsburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to 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

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Virginia, stroll through Virginia Beach, and then go for a walk through King Neptune Statue on the Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: relax in the rural setting at Hunt Club Farm, let the kids burn off some steam at Grommet Island Park, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Virginia Beach travel planner.

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Virginia Beach can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Ocean City.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): race across the water with a speed boat tour, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and then get your game on at Ocean City Screams Haunted House. Here are some ideas for day two: make a splash at Oceancity Watersports and then cool off at West OC Watersports.

Plan a Ocean City trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

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

Things to do in Ocean City

Outdoors Theme Parks Tours
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Speed Boats Tours
West OC Watersports ©
West OC Watersports
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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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, thenwander the streets of Atlantic City Boardwalk, thenpause for some photo ops at New Jersey Korean War Memorial, and finally walk around Brighton Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Atlantic City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Ocean City to Atlantic City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier evenings in Atlantic City when traveling from Ocean City in September, with lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping
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Atlantic City Historical Museum ©
Atlantic City Historical Museum
New Jersey Korean War Memorial ©
New Jersey Korean War Memorial
Brighton Park ©
Brighton Park

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