18 days in East Coast of USA & Philadelphia Itinerary

18 days in East Coast of USA & Philadelphia Itinerary

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18 days in East Coast of USA & Philadelphia Itinerary

Start: Myrtle Beach
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Roanoke
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Asheville
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3​h 15​min
7
New York City
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
8
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Auckland

1
night
Roanoke

Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. On the 15th (Wed), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting and then admire all the interesting features of Mill Mountain Star and Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Roanoke tour itinerary website .

Myrtle Beach to Roanoke is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in August, Roanoke is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Roanoke

Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Mill Mountain Star & Park ©
Mill Mountain Star & Park

3
nights
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Venture out of the city with trips to Zipline (in Gatlinburg), River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Roaring Fork, Chimney Tops, & more).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Asheville online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Roanoke to Asheville by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Zipline, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Zipline

1
night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): make a trip to Riley Waterfront Park and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston online trip planner .

You can drive from Asheville to Charleston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Asheville in August: high temperatures in Charleston hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Joe Riley Waterfront Park ©
Joe Riley Waterfront Park
Walking tours

1
night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): shop like a local with Broadway at the Beach, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium, and then take in panoramic vistas at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach itinerary planner .

Getting from Charleston to Myrtle Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip maker .

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Washington DC by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Boston Public Library, admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston itinerary planning app .

Getting from Washington DC to Boston by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In August, Boston is a bit cooler than Washington DC - with highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Boston Public Library ©
Boston Public Library

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City travel planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Boston in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia travel planner .

You can take a bus from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. August in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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