19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Edinburgh, Scotland
Fly + Bus:  11 h 45 min
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  15 min
2
Arlington
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Triangle
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Montauk
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
New York City
— 6 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Edinburgh, Scotland

4
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: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get a sense of history and politics at The Pentagon, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

Discover how to plan a Washington DC trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Edinburgh, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 12- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Edinburgh to Washington DC, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

3
nights
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Change things up with these side-trips from Arlington: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Loudoun (in Ashburn). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, grab your bike and head to Mount Vernon Trail, appreciate the history behind U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, and stroll through Conte's Bike Shop.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Arlington trip planner.

Arlington is just a stone's throw from Washington DC. In May, daily temperatures in Arlington can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Triangle.

Things to do in Arlington

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Loudoun
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Mount Vernon Trail ©
Mount Vernon Trail
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

1
night
Triangle

Triangle ©
Triangle is a census-designated place (CDP) in Prince William County, Virginia, United States. On the 12th (Sun), stroll the grounds of Quantico National Cemetery and then learn about all things military at National Museum of the Marine Corps.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Triangle trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Arlington to Triangle takes an hour. May in Triangle sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Montauk.

Things to do in Triangle

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Quantico National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
Quantico National Cemetery ©
Quantico National Cemetery

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. Venture out of the city with trips to Ray of Light Farm (in East Haddam), Field House Farm (in Madison) and Sculpture Grounds (in Old Lyme). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery, cast your line with a fishing tour, browse the collection at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, and look for all kinds of wild species at Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Montauk attractions planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Triangle to Montauk. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Triangle in May: high temperatures in Montauk hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to New York City.

Things to do in Montauk

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

New Haven, Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge, Ray of Light Farm, Field House 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, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, wander the streets of Times Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

Take the guesswork out of planning a New York City vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Montauk to New York City by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May in New York City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. 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
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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