20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
train:  3​h
1
Baltimore
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Gettysburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Arlington
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Oxford
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Portland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Eastham
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City


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1
night
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.
On the 19th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It or Not.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Baltimore itinerary maker app .

New York City to Baltimore is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Baltimore are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Fell's Point ©
Fell's Point
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Baltimore ©

3
nights
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Antietam National Battlefield and Evergreen Cemetery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gettysburg National Military Park and Mister Ed's Elephant Museum & Candy Emporium. Take a break from Gettysburg with a short trip to Hersheypark in Hershey, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Rupp House History Center.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Gettysburg journey planning website .

Traveling by car from Baltimore to Gettysburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and taxi; or take a bus. June in Gettysburg sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Mister Ed's Elephant Museum, Hersheypark, Antietam National Battlefield
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Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Mister Ed's Elephant Museum ©
Mister Ed's Elephant Museum

1
night
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
On the 24th (Sun), stroll through Gravelly Point Park, then look for gifts at Peeps and Company®, then examine the collection at Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Gadsby's Tavern Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Arlington trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Gettysburg to Arlington in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Gettysburg in June, Arlington is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Arlington

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Alexandria, Peeps and Company
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Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum ©
Gadsby's Tavern Museum ©
Gadsby's Tavern Museum
Peeps and Company ©
Peeps and Company

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): stop by Politics & Prose Bookstore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, then take in the exciting artwork at Madame Tussauds Washington DC, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and then kick back and relax at North Beach.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary maker website .

Washington DC is just a stone's throw from Arlington. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

North Beach
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3
nights
Oxford

Oxford ©
Oxford is a town in Oxford County, Maine, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village and Hartmann Model Railroad & Toy Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Story Land and Santa's Village. Change things up with a short trip to Ravenwood Curio Shoppe in Jackson (about 1h 05 min away). It doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Oxford trip itinerary maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Washington DC to Oxford. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in June; daily highs in Oxford reach 72°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Oxford

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mount Washington, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, Santa's Village, Ravenwood Curio Shoppe, Story Land
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Santa's Village ©
Santa's Village
Story Land ©
Story Land
Hartmann Model Railroad & Toy Museum ©

4
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at When Pigs Fly Company Store and Len Libby Chocolates. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum and Owls Head Transportation Museum. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Maine Lighthouse Museum (in Rockland), Boothbay Railway Village (in Boothbay) and Reid State Park (in Georgetown). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Funtown Splashtown USA, identify plant and animal life at Maine Wildlife Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Footbridge Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Portland trip site .

You can drive from Oxford to Portland in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in June, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Boston.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Boothbay Railway Village, Owls Head Transportation Museum, Funtown Splashtown USA, Footbridge Beach, Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum
Highlights from your plan
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum
Maine Wildlife Park ©
Maine Wildlife Park
Funtown Splashtown USA ©
Funtown Splashtown USA

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): go for a walk through Quincy Market, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, and then get engrossed in the history at The House of the Seven Gables. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then make a trip to Newbury Street.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Boston route planner.

Traveling by bus from Portland to Boston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Boston, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Eastham.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The House of the Seven Gables
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The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

3
nights
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Plimoth Plantation and Maps of Antiquity. Fort Hill Rural Historic District and Hoxie House will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich), Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob) (in Falmouth) and Bass River Beach (in South Yarmouth). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Nauset Beach and get engrossed in the history at Chatham Marconi Maritime Center.

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Traveling by car from Boston to Eastham takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Boston in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Eastham: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Eastham

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sandwich, Chatham, Plimoth Plantation, Cornelia Carey Sanctuary (The Knob), Nauset Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens

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