18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
2
Baltimore
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Newtown
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Manchester

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: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Plan my day in Washington DC using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Manchester, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Washington DC. In August, Washington DC is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

1
night
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Naval Academy, appreciate the history behind Fort McHenry National Monument, and then admire all the interesting features of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. On your second day here, make a trip to National Katyn Memorial and then contemplate the waterfront views at Inner Harbor.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Baltimore trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Washington DC to Baltimore by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Baltimore sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 25°C at night. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

U.S. Naval Academy
Highlights from your plan
Oriole Park at Camden Yards ©
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip planner .

You can take a train from Baltimore to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

5
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire all the interesting features of The High Line, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip website .

Take a bus from Philadelphia to New York City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Newtown.

Things to do in New York City

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

3
nights
Newtown

Newtown ©
Newtown is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. Explore Newtown's surroundings by going to Hyde Park (Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, & more), Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge) and Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Gillette Castle State Park, try to win big at Foxwoods Resort Casino, admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, and explore and take pictures at Yale University.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Newtown travel itinerary planner .

Drive from New York City to Newtown in 1.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in August: high temperatures in Newtown hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Newtown

Historic Sites Museums Casinos

Side Trips

Hyde Park, New Haven, Norman Rockwell Museum, Foxwoods Resort Casino, Gillette Castle State Park
Highlights from your plan
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Norman Rockwell Museum ©
Norman Rockwell Museum

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.
On the 21st (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Boston Common, make a trip to Boston Public Library, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Rose Kennedy Greenway.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Newtown to Boston in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Boston are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

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

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