20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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Boston
— 1 night
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Providence
— 1 night
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Baltimore
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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West Sayville
— 5 nights
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Falmouth
— 1 night
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Provincetown
— 1 night
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Boston
— 1 night
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Boston

— 1 night

Beantown

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.
On the 1st (Wed), buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, then wander the streets of North End, then don't miss a visit to Newbury Street, and finally look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Boston tour itinerary maker tool.

Paris, France to Boston is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In May in Boston, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Providence.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Providence

— 1 night

The Renaissance City

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 3rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Lizzie Borden House and then get to know the resident critters at Roger Williams Park Zoo.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Providence holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Boston to Providence in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Providence are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Providence

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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 4th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiles For America, and then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial. On the next day, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, take a stroll through Times Square, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City day trip planning tool.

Drive from Providence to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Providence in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Philadelphia

— 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
On the 6th (Mon), browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Washington State Park, and finally take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the design of Longwood Gardens, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip planner.

You can drive from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Baltimore

— 1 night

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
On the 8th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baltimore Basilica and then take in the waterfront activity at Inner Harbor.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Baltimore trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Baltimore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Washington DC

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planning app.

You can drive from Baltimore to Washington DC in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Washington DC are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to West Sayville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

West Sayville

— 5 nights
West Sayville is a hamlet in Suffolk County, New York, United States. Head to Tanger Outlets Deer Park and Lo-Mans LTD, Babylon, NYfor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church and Sagtikos Manor. Get out of town with these interesting West Sayville side-trips: Gilgo Beach (in Babylon) and Belmont Lake State Park (in North Babylon). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Bayard Cutting Arboretum, get engrossed in the history at Long Island Maritime Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Corey Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Argyle Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the West Sayville trip itinerary site.

Explore your travel options from Washington DC to West Sayville with the Route module. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in May: high temperatures in West Sayville hover around 24°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Falmouth.

Things to do in West Sayville

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Falmouth

— 1 night
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Highfield Hall & Gardens, then grab your bike and head to Shining Sea Bikeway, and then kick back and relax at Old Silver Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Falmouth vacation maker app.

Drive from West Sayville to Falmouth in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Provincetown

— 1 night

Birthplace of American Liberty

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Charles-Baltivik Gallery and Sculpture Garden, take in the exciting artwork at Rice-Polak Gallery, then shop like a local with Cortile Gallery, then pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Race Point Beach.

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

You can drive from Falmouth to Provincetown in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Provincetown are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Provincetown

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

Boston

— 1 night

Beantown

Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get into the urban bustle at TD Garden and then stop by Beacon Hill.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Boston attractions planner.

You can fly from Provincetown to Boston in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods · Shopping

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Cape Cod travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Specialty Museums
Located on the southern shore of Massachusetts, Cape Cod contains some 15 towns and two islands. The arm-shaped peninsula is a popular holiday destination throughout the year because of its historical attractions, art galleries, award-winning restaurants, and a scenic coastline dotted by sandy beaches. Start your sightseeing in Provincetown, located at the very tip of the cape and famous for being the site of the first Pilgrims' landing in 1620. From there you can hit up all of the Cape's other small towns, renowned for their comfortable bed and breakfasts and distinctive cuisine of fresh fish and oyster dishes. This maritime community features more than a dozen lighthouses. Part of experiencing the Cape means a trip to its two islands--which showcase several lighthouses and numerous restaurants.