21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
7
Miami
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Herring Cove Beach and Long Point. Head to Newbury Street and Brookline Booksmithfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Provincetown (Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum & Race Point Beach). It doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip planner .

Jerusalem, Israel to Boston is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Jerusalem to Boston, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Provincetown, Brookline Booksmith
Highlights from your plan
Herring Cove Beach ©
Herring Cove Beach
Long Point ©
Long Point
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Popham Beach State Park and Casco Bay. Visit Marginal Way Walkway and Pemaquid Point Lighthouse for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: St. Ann's Episcopal Church (in Kennebunkport), Cabbage Island (in Boothbay Harbor) and Long Sands Beach (in York Beach).

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Portland trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Boston to Portland in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Portland. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Marginal Way Walkway, Popham Beach State Park, St. Ann's Episcopal Church, Cabbage Island, Long Sands Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Popham Beach State Park ©
Popham Beach State Park
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse ©
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by flight from Portland to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Portland in July; daily highs in Washington DC reach 37°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): ponder the design of Longwood Gardens, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then take a stroll through Society Hill, and finally wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square. On your second day here, witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, and finally hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia day trip website .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Valley Forge National Historical Park, Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fifth Avenue and Times Square. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, browse the different shops at Designs by Kamni, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New York City vacation tool .

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to New York City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

1
night
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
On the 5th (Mon), discover the magic at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando day trip app .

Getting from New York City to Orlando by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in August: highs in Orlando hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

4
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Lincoln Road and The Wolfsonian - Florida International University are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Art Deco Historic District and Art Deco Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley & Anhinga Trail) and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, stroll through Haulover Beach Park, choose your vessel at Mark the Shark, and browse the different shops at Village of Merrick Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Miami trip builder app .

You can drive from Orlando to Miami in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Haulover Beach Park, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, Village of Merrick Park
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail

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