18 days in New England, Washington DC & New Jersey Itinerary

18 days in New England, Washington DC & New Jersey Itinerary

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18 days in New England, Washington DC & New Jersey Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Atlantic City
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Hancock
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Eastham
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Fine Arts and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House. Kids will appreciate attractions like Faneuil Hall Marketplace and The Paul Revere House. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Newbury Street, stop by Brookline Booksmith, explore the world behind art at Otis House, and get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Boston sightseeing planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Boston is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Boston due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in October; daily highs in Boston reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Brookline Booksmith, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Marginal Way Walkway
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

4
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.
Family-friendly places like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. Get some cultural insight at National Gallery of Art and Arlington National Cemetery. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For ratings and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Boston to Washington DC by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Boston in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg National Military Park, Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
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 12th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Cloverdale Farm County Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, and then view the masterpieces at Donna Elias' Bayside Gallery & Coastal Gifts. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve, pick up some local products at Brigantine Farmers Market, and then take a stroll through Atlantic City Boardwalk.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Atlantic City day trip site .

You can drive from Washington DC to Atlantic City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in October, plan for little chillier nights in Atlantic City, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hancock.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve, Cloverdale Farm County Park, Brigantine Farmers Market
Highlights from your plan
Cloverdale Farm County Park ©
Cloverdale Farm County Park
Atlantic City Boardwalk ©
Atlantic City Boardwalk

2
nights
Hancock

Hancock ©
Hancock is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. On the 14th (Mon), view the masterpieces at Whopaints Gallery, then take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shore Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Jordan Cliffs Trail, stop by Winter Harbor 5&10, and then take in the exciting artwork at Chapter Two Art Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hancock travel website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Atlantic City to Hancock. In October, Hancock is slightly colder than Atlantic City - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Hancock

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Winter Harbor, Acadia National Park, Chapter Two Art Gallery, Shore Path
Highlights from your plan
Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Whopaints Gallery ©
Whopaints Gallery

2
nights
Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Todd Audubon Sanctuary at Hog Island, view the masterpieces at Georgetown Pottery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Boothbay Region Land Trust. On the next day, indulge your taste buds at Beth's Farm Market, then stop by Maine State Prison Store, then enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Boothbay Farmers' Market.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Boothbay Harbor road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Hancock to Boothbay Harbor takes 2.5 hours. October in Boothbay Harbor sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Eastham.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Todd Audubon Sanctuary at Hog Island, Beth's Farm Market, Boothbay Farmers' Market, Maine State Prison Store
Highlights from your plan
Beth's Farm Market ©
Beth's Farm Market
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Boothbay Region Land Trust ©
Boothbay Region Land Trust

4
nights
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Kids will enjoy Cape Cod National Seashore and Race Point Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Nauset Light Beach and Nauset Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Eastham side-trips: Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge (in Chatham) and Charles-Baltivik Gallery and Sculpture Garden (in Provincetown). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Chatham Marconi Maritime Center and get advice or help at Salt Pond Visitor Center.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Eastham journey planner .

You can drive from Boothbay Harbor to Eastham in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Boothbay Harbor in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in Eastham. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eastham

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chatham, Provincetown, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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