19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  11​h 45​min
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
taxi:  15​min
2
Arlington
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Triangle
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Montauk
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Edinburgh

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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online attractions planner .

Edinburgh, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight, bus, and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in May, things will get a bit warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Loudoun (in Ashburn) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, stroll through Mount Vernon Trail, step off the mainland to explore Theodore Roosevelt Island Park, and pause for some photo ops at U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Arlington trip itinerary planning website .

Arlington is just a stone's throw from Washington DC. In May, daytime highs in Arlington are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive 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
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

1
night
Triangle

Triangle ©
Triangle is a census-designated place (CDP) in Prince William County, Virginia, United States. On the 12th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Quantico National Cemetery and then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Triangle trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Arlington to Triangle in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to 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 ©
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Montauk: Sculpture Grounds (in Old Lyme), Ray of Light Farm (in East Haddam) and Field House Farm (in Madison). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery, make a trip to St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, get lost in a book at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, and identify plant and animal life at Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Montauk journey planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Triangle to Montauk. In May, Montauk is slightly colder than Triangle - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Montauk

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

New Haven, Ray of Light Farm, Sculpture Grounds, Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge, Field House Farm
Highlights from your plan
Sculpture Grounds ©
Sculpture Grounds
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery

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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New York City travel planner .

Traveling by car from Montauk to New York City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can 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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