27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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1
New York City
— 6 nights
2
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
3
Washington DC
— 7 nights
4
Boston
— 5 nights
5
Newport
— 2 nights
6
Edgartown
— 3 nights

6
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 The Metropolitan Museum of Art as well as 9/11 Memorial. Shop till you drop at Chelsea Market and The Original Ben Franklin 5 & 10 Store. Family-friendly places like Central Park and Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Black Creek Preserve (in Esopus), Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville) and Sam's Point Preserve (in Cragsmoor). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Island Beach State Park, identify plant and animal life at Cattus Island County Park, and delve into the lush surroundings at Cornelia & Florence Bridge Nature Preserve.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary tool.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Ljubljana to New York City. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Ljubljana in August, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Cattus Island County Park, Cornelia & Florence Bridge Nature Preserve, Black Creek Preserve, Island Beach State Park, Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge ©

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gettysburg National Military Park. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Jennie Wade House, don't miss a visit to Evergreen Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Rupp House, see the interesting displays at Gettysburg Museum of History, thenstroll around Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: take a pleasant ride with Confederate Trails of Gettysburg, get a taste of the local shopping with Mister Ed's Elephant Museum, get a taste of local nightlife at Jack's Hard Cider, thenexplore the striking landscape of The Eternal Light Peace Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Abraham Lincoln Statue.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gettysburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from New York City to Gettysburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Gettysburg, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Mister Ed's Elephant Museum, Jack's Hard Cider
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Jennie Wade House ©
Jennie Wade House
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg Museum of History ©
Gettysburg Museum of History

7
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Gallery of Art. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (in St. Michaels), Annapolis (Hammond-Harwood House & Annapolis Historic District) and Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (in Cambridge). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, wander the streets of Old Town, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC attractions planning app.

Getting from Gettysburg to Washington DC by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or fly. Traveling from Gettysburg in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Washington DC, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Baltimore, Annapolis, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Old Town, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum ©
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Ogunquit Beach and Herring Cove Beach. Get some historical perspective at Old North Church & Historic Site and The House of the Seven Gables. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Long Sands Beach (in York Beach), Nubble Lighthouse (in York) and Provincetown (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Cortile Gallery, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Footbridge Beach, stop by The Salt Cellar, appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, and take a stroll through Newbury Street.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Boston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in August, things will get little chillier in Boston: highs are around °C and lows about °C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Provincetown, York, Ogunquit, The Salt Cellar, The House of the Seven Gables
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Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old North Church & Historic Site
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Chateau-sur-Mer, thentake a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District, and then enjoy the sea views from Castle Hill Lighthouse. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Sachuest Beach (Second Beach), savor the flavors at Newport Vineyards, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Cliff Walk, and finally see the interesting displays at The Breakers.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Newport vacation site.

Drive from Boston to Newport in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Edgartown.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Middletown, Jamestown, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

3
nights
Edgartown

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Bend in the Road Beach, kick back and relax at Menemsha Hills, thenenjoy the sea views from Aquinnah Lighthouse, and finally don't miss a visit to Aquinnah Cliffs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Joseph Sylvia State Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Oak Bluffs Town Beach, thenenjoy the sea views from Edgartown Lighthouse, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Edgartown vacation builder tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Newport to Edgartown in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edgartown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Oak Bluffs, Aquinnah, Menemsha Hills
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Bend in the Road Beach ©
Bend in the Road Beach
Menemsha Hills ©
Menemsha Hills
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach