19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Edinburgh
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Virginia Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
3
Montauk
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Edinburgh

3
nights
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Get out of town with these interesting Virginia Beach side-trips: St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum (in Smithfield), Colonial Williamsburg (in Williamsburg) and Newport News (The Noland Trail & The Mariners' Museum & Park). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Chrysler Museum of Art, look for all kinds of wild species at Weyanoke Bird and Wildflower Sanctuary, take a leisurely stroll along Virginia Beach Boardwalk, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chesapeake Bay Distillery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach attractions planning site.

Edinburgh, UK to Virginia Beach is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Edinburgh to Virginia Beach, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Edinburgh in May, with highs in Virginia Beach at 29°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Norfolk, Newport News, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, Colonial Williamsburg
Highlights from your plan
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum
Chrysler Museum of Art ©
Chrysler Museum of Art
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum

5
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Virginia Beach to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Washington DC sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Montauk.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

2
nights
Montauk

Montauk ©
Montauk is a census-designated place (CDP) that includes the hamlet with the same name located in the town of East Hampton in Suffolk County, New York, on the eastern end of the South Shore of Long Island. Get out of town with these interesting Montauk side-trips: Field House Farm (in Madison), Ray of Light Farm (in East Haddam) and Sculpture Grounds (in Old Lyme). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and play a few rounds at Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Montauk online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Montauk takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in May: high temperatures in Montauk hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Montauk

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

New Haven, Field House Farm, Ray of Light Farm, Sculpture Grounds
Highlights from your plan
Sculpture Grounds ©
Sculpture Grounds
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library ©
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

6
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Times Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City online travel planner.

Drive from Montauk to New York City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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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