18 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

18 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Coast of USA journey planner

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Train to Edinburgh, Fly to Newark
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New York City
— 3 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Fly
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly
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Provincetown
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sandwich
— 2 nights
Drive to General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Fly to Newcastle Airport

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New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, and browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City attractions planning website.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to New York City is an approximately 13-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in September, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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.
Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Mount Vernon Trail in Arlington, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Niagara Falls

— 3 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Get outdoors at Cave of the Winds and Niagara Jet Adventures. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Goat Island, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, hike along Devil's Hole State Park, and stroll through Niagara Gorge Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in September; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

— 3 nights

First Eastern National Park

The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Get in touch with nature at Precipice Trail and Cadillac Mountain. There's still lots to do: stroll through Gorham Mountain Trail, trek along Great Head Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Carriage Roads, and look for all kinds of wild species at Acadia's Birds.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Acadia National Park trip app.

Fly from Niagara Falls to Acadia National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Niagara Falls, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Acadia National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Provincetown

— 3 nights

Birthplace of American Liberty

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Escape the urban bustle at Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Light Beach. Take a break from Provincetown with a short trip to Coast Guard Beach in Eastham, about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on Art's Dune Tours, kick back and relax at Marconi Beach, pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Corn Hill Beach.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Provincetown tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Acadia National Park to Provincetown takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Provincetown sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Sandwich.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Sandwich

— 2 nights
Sandwich is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 27th (Mon), see majestic marine mammals with Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises, then contemplate the waterfront views at Cape Cod Canal, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sandwich trip planning tool.

You can drive from Provincetown to Sandwich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Sandwich are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sandwich

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips