18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: College Station
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Ann Arbor
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Ithaca
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3​h
5
Boston
— 3 nights
Train:  45​min
6
Providence
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
+4
Fly + Bus + Tram + Foot + Bus:  7​h
End: College Station

2
nights
Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor ©
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Kerrytown Markets and Shops, get some fabulous bargains at Jiffy Mix Company, then learn about winemaking at Pentamere Winery, and finally stop by The Boulevard Market.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ann Arbor road trip website .

College Station to Ann Arbor is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from College Station in June, things will get a bit cooler in Ann Arbor: highs are around 79°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Ann Arbor

Shopping Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Tecumseh, Dearborn, Jiffy Mix Company, Detroit Institute of Arts, The Town Peddler Craft and Antique Mall
Highlights from your plan
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

2
nights
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Ithaca Farmers Market, then immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park, then get a taste of the local shopping with West End Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at Vitrix Hot Glass Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard and then see the interesting displays at Corning Museum of Glass.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Ann Arbor to Ithaca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In June in Ithaca, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Ithaca

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Corning, Watkins Glen State Park, Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Ithaca Farmers Market ©
Ithaca Farmers Market
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kitchen Kettle Village and Longwood Gardens. Museum-lovers will appreciate Independence Hall and GoggleWorks Center for the Arts. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Mad Hatter Antique Mall (in Adamstown), SteelStacks (in Bethlehem) and The Village Farm Market (in Ephrata). There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, explore the wide array of goods at Good's Store, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Ithaca to Philadelphia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ithaca in June: high temperatures in Philadelphia hover around 84°F and lows are around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Good's Store, Mad Hatter Antique Mall, Kitchen Kettle Village, The Village Farm Market, Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and then see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, then take a stroll through Times Square, and then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City vacation maker website .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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 North End and North Shore Arts Association. Let the collections at Museum of Fine Arts and USS Constitution Museum capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Boston to Gloucester to see Dolphin & Whale Watching about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, get engrossed in the history at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Quincy Market.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in June, expect little chillier with lows of 60°F in Boston. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Providence.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Museums Tours

Side Trips

Gloucester, Moroccan Caravan
Highlights from your plan
North End ©
North End
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum ©
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

2
nights
Providence

Providence ©
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pick up some local products at The Big Apple Farm, stop by Brown and Hopkins Country Store, then shop like a local with Providence Art Club, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Garden City Center. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at New Bedford Whaling Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Benefit Street, then steep yourself in history at Lippitt House Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at AS220.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Providence trip planning site .

Take a train from Boston to Providence in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Providence sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Providence

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brown and Hopkins Country Store, Garden City Center, New Bedford Whaling Museum, The Big Apple Farm
Highlights from your plan
Providence Art Club ©
Providence Art Club
New Bedford Whaling Museum ©
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Benefit Street ©
Benefit Street

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Arlington National Cemetery and Newseum. Let the collections at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and National Gallery of Art capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: 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, appreciate the extensive heritage of National Mall, and see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Washington DC online trip planner .

Fly from Providence to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Providence in June: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 86°F and lows are around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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