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

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

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Boston
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Atlantic City
— 2 nights
4
Hancock
— 2 nights
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Boothbay Harbor
— 2 nights
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Eastham
— 4 nights

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Newbury Street. Let the collections at Museum of Fine Arts and The Paul Revere House capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, browse the exhibits of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, stop by Brookline Booksmith, and explore the world behind art at Otis House.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip planning site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Boston is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Boston, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in October, with highs in Boston at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Brookline Booksmith, Marginal Way Walkway, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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.
You'll explore and learn at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Visit Gettysburg National Military Park and Arlington National Cemetery for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Sharpsburg to see Antietam National Battlefield about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, contemplate the long history of Georgetown University, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Boston in October, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough 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
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
On the 12th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Cloverdale Farm County Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, and then shop like a local with Donna Elias' Bayside Gallery & Coastal Gifts. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve, browse the fresh offerings at Brigantine Farmers Market, and then take a stroll through Atlantic City Boardwalk.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Atlantic City visit planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Atlantic City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or fly. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Atlantic City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hancock.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Brigantine Farmers Market, Cloverdale Farm County Park, Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve
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Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge ©
Cloverdale Farm County Park ©
Cloverdale Farm County Park

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Hancock

Hancock ©
Hancock is a town in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Whopaints Gallery, take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, and then identify plant and animal life at Shore Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): hike along Jordan Cliffs Trail, stop by Winter Harbor 5&10, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Chapter Two Art Gallery.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hancock itinerary planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Atlantic City to Hancock. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Atlantic City in October, with highs in Hancock at 17°C and lows at 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Boothbay Harbor.

Things to do in Hancock

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Winter Harbor, Shore Path, Chapter Two Art Gallery
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Shore Path ©
Shore Path
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain
Chapter Two Art Gallery ©
Chapter Two Art Gallery

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Boothbay Harbor

Boothbay Harbor ©
Boothbay Harbor is a town in Lincoln County, Maine, United States. 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 identify plant and animal life at Boothbay Region Land Trust. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the fresh offerings at Beth's Farm Market, then look for gifts at Maine State Prison Store, then enjoy the sea views from Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, and finally hunt for treasures at Boothbay Farmers' Market.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Boothbay Harbor trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Hancock to Boothbay Harbor takes 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Eastham.

Things to do in Boothbay Harbor

Shopping · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. We've included these beaches for you: Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Beach. Salt Pond Visitor Center and Charles-Baltivik Gallery and Sculpture Garden are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Eastham: Race Point Beach (in Provincetown) and Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge (in Chatham). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Light Beach and get engrossed in the history at Chatham Marconi Maritime Center.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Eastham day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Boothbay Harbor to Eastham takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Traveling from Boothbay Harbor in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Eastham, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Eastham

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Provincetown, Chatham, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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