18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Boston
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
2
Plymouth
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Orlando
— 7 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Glasgow

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Walden Pond State Reservation and North End. Take a break from the city and head to Beaver Brook Association and Blue Hills Reservation. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground, make a trip to Louisburg Square, and get engrossed in the history at The Paul Revere House.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Boston travel planner.

Glasgow, UK to Boston is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Glasgow to Boston. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Glasgow in September; daily highs in Boston reach 27°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Plymouth.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Walden Pond State Reservation, Blue Hills Reservation, Beaver Brook Association
Highlights from your plan
Beaver Brook Association ©
Beaver Brook Association
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

3
nights
Plymouth

Plymouth ©
Rightly calling itself "America's Hometown," Plymouth holds a prominent place in the nation's history and culture as the site of the first Puritan colony.
On the 4th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Jenney Museum, take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, then contemplate the long history of Plymouth Rock, and finally take a tour of Mayflower II. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum, then examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, then experience rural life at Coonamessett Farm, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Shining Sea Bikeway.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Plymouth trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Boston to Plymouth takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in October, Plymouth is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Plymouth

Museums Trails Parks

Side Trips

Falmouth, Sandwich
Highlights from your plan
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Step out of the city life by going to Gateway National Recreation and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take a stroll through Times Square, shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City journey builder tool .

You can drive from Plymouth to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Plymouth in October, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 23°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

7
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Relax by the water at Andy Romano Beachfront Park and Beach at Daytona Beach. Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orlando: BOXELDER (in Sanford), Seminole Rest (in Oak Hill) and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (in Titusville). Pack the 11th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 10th (Wed) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. There's much more to do: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, contemplate the long history of Stetson Mansion, kick back and relax at Ormond Beach, and explore the activities along Lake Eola Park.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Orlando takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Orlando reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Stetson Mansion, Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, Seminole Rest
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

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