22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
car:  3​h 30​min
2
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Washington DC
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h
5
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
6
Charlottesville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
bus:  4​h
8
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Edinburgh

2
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Central Park as well as Statue of Liberty National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument and then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New York City online holiday planner .

Edinburgh, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Edinburgh to New York City. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Top of the Rock ©
Top of the Rock

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Boston Common, then make a trip to Louisburg Square, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Boston trip maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in March, with highs in Boston at 7°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Step out of Philadelphia with an excursion to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square--about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Philadelphia road trip planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to Philadelphia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Boston in March, you will find days in Philadelphia are a bit warmer (11°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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.
You've now added National Mall to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, browse the collection at Library of Congress, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC itinerary planner.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

2
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take a tour of Jamestown Settlement, then take an in-depth tour of Historic Jamestowne, then steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Colonial Williamsburg, then steep yourself in history at George Wythe House, and then stop by Yankee Candle Company.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip planning tool .

You can drive from Washington DC to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Williamsburg can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

2
nights
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of James Madison's Montpelier, stop by SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts, and then admire the landmark architecture of University of Virginia. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at James Monroe's Highland, then steep yourself in history at Michie Tavern ca. 1784, and then contemplate the long history of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Charlottesville road trip planning app .

Getting from Williamsburg to Charlottesville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts, James Madison's Montpelier
Highlights from your plan
James Madison's Montpelier ©
James Madison's Montpelier
Monticello ©
Monticello
University of Virginia ©
University of Virginia

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center, then explore the striking landscape at Devils Den, then take in the views from Sachs Covered Bridge, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Eisenhower National Historic Site, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, then take in the history at Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides, and finally steep yourself in history at Dobbin House Tavern.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Gettysburg day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Charlottesville to Gettysburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlottesville in March, you will find days in Gettysburg are little chillier (11°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Devils Den ©
Devils Den
Victorian Photography Studio ©
Victorian Photography Studio

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bryant Park, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Gettysburg to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
Bryant Park ©
Bryant Park
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum ©
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

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