23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Hyannis
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Middletown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
New London
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Montauk
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
+3
subway + bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
End: Glasgow

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House in Concord (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church, and admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston driving holiday planning tool .

Glasgow, UK to Boston is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Glasgow in October: high temperatures in Boston hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Fri) before leaving for Hyannis.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mount Auburn Cemetery, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

4
nights
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Explore Hyannis' surroundings by going to Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth), Plymouth (Plimoth Plantation & Plymouth Rock) and Provincetown (Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum & MacMillan Wharf). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore, pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Francis Xavier Church, and identify plant and animal life at Sandwich Fish Hatchery.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hyannis road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Boston to Hyannis takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October in Hyannis, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Tue) before leaving for Middletown.

Things to do in Hyannis

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Plymouth, Provincetown, Sandwich, Shining Sea Bikeway, Cape Cod National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Shining Sea Bikeway ©
Shining Sea Bikeway

3
nights
Middletown

Middletown ©
Middletown is a town in Newport County, Rhode Island, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Middletown side-trips: Westport Rivers Vineyard & Winery (in Westport) and New Bedford Whaling Museum (in New Bedford). Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring nature at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Lizzie Borden House, look for all kinds of wild species at Purgatory Chasm, learn about winemaking at Newport Vineyards, and kick back and relax at Sachuest Beach (Second Beach).

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Middletown trip planning tool .

Drive from Hyannis to Middletown in 1.5 hours. In October in Middletown, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to New London.

Things to do in Middletown

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Lizzie Borden House, Westport Rivers Vineyard & Winery, New Bedford Whaling Museum
Highlights from your plan
Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge ©
New Bedford Whaling Museum ©
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House

2
nights
New London

New London ©
New London is a seaport city and a port of entry on the northeast coast of the United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mystic Aquarium. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, then stroll around Thames River Heritage Park & Water Taxi, and then contemplate the long history of The Hempsted Houses.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New London online travel planner .

Drive from Middletown to New London in 1.5 hours. October in New London sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Montauk.

Things to do in New London

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Mystic
Highlights from your plan
Thames River Heritage Park ©
Thames River Heritage Park
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
The Hempsted Houses ©
The Hempsted Houses

2
nights
Montauk

Montauk ©
Montauk is a census-designated place (CDP) that includes the hamlet with the same name located in the town of East Hampton in Suffolk County, New York, on the eastern end of the South Shore of Long Island. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Montauk Point State Park, enjoy the sea views from Montauk Point Lighthouse, then make a trip to Gosman's Restaurant, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Hither Hills State Park and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Montauk trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from New London to Montauk takes 3.5 hours. In October in Montauk, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll set off for New York City on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Montauk

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Montauk Point State Park ©
Montauk Point State Park
Hither Hills State Park ©
Hither Hills State Park

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Montauk to New York City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
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.
On the 3rd (Sun), ponder the world of politics at White House, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial.

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Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

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