23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Paramus
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Cape May
— 2 nights
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Ocean City
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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Wilmington
— 1 night
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Baltimore
— 2 nights

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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.
Family-friendly places like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, approximately Gettysburg away. There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get your bearings at Library of Congress, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC trip maker tool.

Los Angeles to Washington DC is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Paramus.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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Paramus

Paramus ©
Paramus is a borough in Bergen County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bergen County Zoological Park and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bronx Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Sterling Hill Mining Museum and then trek along Stairway to Heaven Trail.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Paramus trip maker app.

Explore your travel options from Washington DC to Paramus with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Paramus

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Bergen County Zoological Park ©
Bergen County Zoological Park
Sterling Hill Mining Museum ©
Sterling Hill Mining Museum

5
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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, and make a trip to Grand Central Terminal.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City route planning website.

You can drive from Paramus to New York City in an hour. In August, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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Cape May

Cape May ©

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, then stroll through Stone Harbor Point, and then stroll through North Wildwood Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce, partake in some friendly competition at Escape Rehoboth, and then relax in the rural setting at Hopkins Farm Creamery.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cape May attractions planning tool.

Traveling by car from New York City to Cape May takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cape May, with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Ocean City.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo
Escape Rehoboth ©
Escape Rehoboth
North Wildwood Beach ©
North Wildwood Beach

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Ocean City

Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at Congo Falls Adventure Golf, then get in on the family fun at Storybook Land, and then have some family-friendly fun at Encounters.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ocean City online tour planner.

You can drive from Cape May to Ocean City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Ocean City

Outdoors · Tours · Theme Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Storybook Land ©
Storybook Land
Speed Boats Tours

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Wissahickon Valley Park and Please Touch Museum. The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Adventure Aquarium, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Philadelphia Zoo, see the interesting displays at The Franklin Institute, and get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia online route planner.

Traveling by car from Ocean City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia Zoo ©
Philadelphia Zoo
Adventure Aquarium ©
Adventure Aquarium

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, take in the pleasant sights at Longwood Gardens, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Nemours Estate.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Wilmington sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Wilmington in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©

City of Firsts

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 31st (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Aquarium, then sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Loring Cornish Gallery. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Charles Village, then have some family-friendly fun at Urban Axes Baltimore, then admire the masterpieces at The Walters Art Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Alphonsus Church.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Baltimore using our trip planner.

Traveling by train from Wilmington to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Baltimore sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baltimore

Highlights from your plan
National Aquarium ©
National Aquarium
Urban Axes Baltimore ©
Urban Axes Baltimore
The Walters Art Museum ©
The Walters Art Museum

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