20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Boston
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Providence
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Baltimore
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
West Sayville
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Falmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Provincetown
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 30​min
10
Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Paris

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Boston

Boston ©
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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, then take a stroll through North End, then wander the streets of Newbury Street, and finally stop by Brookline Booksmith.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Boston vacation website .

Paris, France to Boston is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Paris to Boston due to the time zone difference. May in Boston sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Providence.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brookline Booksmith
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Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Brookline Booksmith ©
Brookline Booksmith

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Providence

Providence ©
Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
On the 3rd (Fri), steep yourself in history at Lizzie Borden House and then meet the residents at Roger Williams Park Zoo.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Providence route planner .

Traveling by train from Boston to Providence takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Providence sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Providence

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Lizzie Borden House
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Roger Williams Park Zoo ©
Roger Williams Park Zoo
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the exciting artwork at Tiles For America, and then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, then wander the streets of Times Square, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New York City road trip website .

Getting from Providence to New York City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Providence in May, plan for a bit 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 Neighborhoods Shopping
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, get a sense of history and 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the design of Longwood Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

To find maps and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia sightseeing website .

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Washington State Park, Longwood Gardens, Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baltimore Basilica and then wander the streets of Inner Harbor.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Baltimore online travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Baltimore are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Inner Harbor ©
Inner Harbor
The Baltimore Basilica ©
The Baltimore Basilica

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the activities along Tidal Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC online attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Baltimore to Washington DC takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to West Sayville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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West Sayville

West Sayville ©
West Sayville is a hamlet in Suffolk County, New York, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Bayard Cutting Arboretum and Gilgo Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church and Argyle Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around West Sayville: Belmont Lake State Park (in North Babylon), Bay Shore (Gardiner County Park & Sagtikos Manor) and Lo-Mans LTD, Babylon, NY (in Babylon). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Holtsville Ecology Site, try to win big at Jake's 58 Hotel and Casino, get engrossed in the history at Long Island Maritime Museum, and get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our West Sayville online holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Washington DC to West Sayville. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in May, with highs in West Sayville at 24°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Falmouth.

Things to do in West Sayville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Babylon, Bay Shore, Long Island Photo Gallery, Holtsville Ecology Site, Bayard Cutting Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Bayard Cutting Arboretum ©
Bayard Cutting Arboretum
Long Island Maritime Museum ©
Long Island Maritime Museum

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Falmouth

Falmouth ©
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): explore the world behind art at Highfield Hall & Gardens, then admire all the interesting features of Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), then tour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally stroll through Old Silver Beach.

To plan Falmouth vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from West Sayville to Falmouth in 5 hours. In May in Falmouth, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Provincetown.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway
Highfield Hall & Gardens ©
Highfield Hall & Gardens
Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) ©

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Provincetown

Provincetown ©
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.
On the 18th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Charles-Baltivik Gallery and Sculpture Garden, get a taste of the local shopping with Rice-Polak Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Cortile Gallery, then pause for some photo ops at Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Race Point Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Provincetown trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Falmouth to Provincetown takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Boston.

Things to do in Provincetown

Museums Outdoors Shopping
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Rice-Polak Gallery ©
Rice-Polak Gallery
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Cortile Gallery ©
Cortile Gallery

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Boston

Boston ©
On the 19th (Sun), get into the urban bustle at TD Garden and then wander the streets of Beacon Hill.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Boston day trip planning site .

Getting from Provincetown to Boston by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Nightlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill
TD Garden ©
TD Garden