28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
2
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Baltimore
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Gaithersburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Raleigh
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
10
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Boston Public Garden and Dolphin & Whale Watching. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, stroll through Boston Common, and shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Boston online trip itinerary builder .

Sydney, Australia to Boston is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to Boston. In September, daytime highs in Boston are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Cutler Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Boston in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

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

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then pick up some new knowledge with Longwood Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Philadelphia, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and then enjoy some diversion at Bury The Hatchet Bensalem.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Fun & Games Museums Classes

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Bury The Hatchet Bensalem - Axe Throwing
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

2
nights
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore and take pictures at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, meet the residents at National Aquarium, and then stroll through Betterton Beach. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Ferry Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, and then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Naval Academy.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Baltimore road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Gaithersburg.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rock Hall, U.S. Naval Academy, Betterton Beach
Highlights from your plan
Betterton Beach ©
Betterton Beach
National Aquarium ©
National Aquarium
Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge ©

2
nights
Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg ©
Gaithersburg, officially the City of Gaithersburg, is a city in Montgomery County, Maryland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Appalachian National Scenic Trail and then stroll through Maryland Heights Trail.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gaithersburg holiday maker tool .

Drive from Baltimore to Gaithersburg in an hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Gaithersburg when traveling from Baltimore in September, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gaithersburg

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Harpers Ferry, Maryland Heights Trail
Highlights from your plan
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail ©
Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On the next day, appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

Getting from Gaithersburg to Washington DC by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Gaithersburg in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

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.
On the 28th (Sat), make a splash at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Governor's Palace, contemplate the long history of Historic Jamestowne, and then take a tour of Jamestown Settlement.

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

Drive from Washington DC to Williamsburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement
Historic Jamestowne ©
Historic Jamestowne

2
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
On the 30th (Mon), stroll through Pullen Park, then explore the activities along Apex Community Park, then get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and finally identify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park. Keep things going the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then hike along Beaverdam Recreation Area, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Raleigh tour planning tool .

Traveling by car from Williamsburg to Raleigh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Raleigh, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Beaverdam Recreation Area, Apex Community Park
Highlights from your plan
Pullen Park ©
Pullen Park
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the world behind art at Principle Gallery Charleston, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then explore the striking landscape at Angel Oak Tree, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve, contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, then take in the views from Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, and finally admire all the interesting features of Riley Waterfront Park.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston tour itinerary app .

You can drive from Raleigh to Charleston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Charleston when traveling from Raleigh in October, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve, Angel Oak Tree
Highlights from your plan
Angel Oak Tree ©
Angel Oak Tree
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Joe Riley Waterfront Park ©
Joe Riley Waterfront Park

4
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park. Have a day of magic on the 5th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 6th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, make an unforgettable trip to World of Disney, try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and get your game on at The Void.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Orlando trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Charleston to Orlando in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Charleston in October; daily highs in Orlando reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park ©
Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park ©
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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