18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Boston
— 3 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Take a break from Philadelphia with a short trip to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, about 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, contemplate the long history of Franklin Court, and get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia day trip app.

London, UK to Philadelphia is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Philadelphia due to the time zone difference. In July, Philadelphia is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens
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Chanticleer ©
Chanticleer
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Washington DC attractions planning app.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, then explore the striking landscape at Devils Den, and finally steep yourself in history at Little Round Top.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg travel route builder.

Drive from Washington DC to Gettysburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Washington DC in August since evenings lows in Gettysburg dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Devils Den
Devils Den

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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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, walk around The High Line, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Gettysburg to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Gettysburg in August since evenings lows in New York City dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

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

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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.
On the 8th (Sun), stroll around Charles River Esplanade, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, then steep yourself in history at Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site, and finally stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, don't miss a visit to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from New York City to Boston by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Boston, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Cambridge
Highlights from your plan
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Charles River Esplanade ©
Charles River Esplanade

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Step out of Niagara Falls with an excursion to Canalside in Buffalo--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, and enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls attractions planner.

You can fly from Boston to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Casinos · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Buffalo, Niagara Jet Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist

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