19 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 2 nights
Cape May
— 1 night
Washington DC
— 3 nights
— 7 nights
Saratoga Springs
— 3 nights
New York City
— 1 day


New York City — 2 nights

Big Apple

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 19th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, then go for a walk through The High Line, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City day trip site.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Cape May.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Cape May — 1 night

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
On the 21st (Mon), stop by Kona Surf Co., then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then kick back and relax at Wildwood Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Cape May Beach.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cape May trip planner.

Drive from New York City to Cape May in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. Traveling from New York City in August, Cape May is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Washington DC.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Side Trip

Washington DC — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

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Drive from Cape May to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Nashville.
Museums · Historic Sites

Nashville — 7 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mammoth Cave National Park (Mammoth Cave & Tall Man's Misery) and Bowling Green (Lost River Cave, NCM Motorsports Park, &more). There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Distillery & Yee-Haw Brewery, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Nashville route maker.

You can fly from Washington DC to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Saratoga Springs.
Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Saratoga Springs — 3 nights

Spa City

Named for the restorative mineral springs in the area, Saratoga Springs began its life as a resort town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saratoga Springs: The Clark Art Institute (in Williamstown), Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge) and USS Slater DE-766 (in Albany). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Ulysses S. Grant Cottage National Historic Landmark, get engrossed in the history at Saratoga Springs History Museum, admire the majestic nature at Saratoga Spa State Park, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Saratoga Springs trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Nashville to Saratoga Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Nashville in September: highs in Saratoga Springs hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to fly to New York City.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Side Trips

New York City — 1 day

Big Apple

Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and then stop by Times Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Getting from Saratoga Springs to New York City by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, New York City is somewhat warmer than Saratoga Springs - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
Museums · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

New Jersey travel guide

Casinos · Beaches · Shopping Malls
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.