29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Boston
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Boston
— 3 nights
Drive
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Providence
— 2 nights
Drive
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Newport
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hartford
— 2 nights
Drive
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New York City
— 5 nights
Train
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Wayne
— 1 night
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Arlington
— 2 nights
Taxi
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Cardiff

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Boston

— 3 nights

Beantown

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Sandwich (Heritage Museums & Gardens & Sandwich Glass Museum), Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises (in Barnstable) and Cape Cod Canal (in Buzzards Bay). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, take in the local highlights with Cambridge Historical Tours, stroll around Boston Public Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Boston road trip planner.

Cardiff, UK to Boston is an approximately 12-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cardiff to Boston is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Cardiff in June, expect Boston to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Providence.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Providence

— 2 nights

The Renaissance City

Providence has undergone a major upgrade in recent years, transforming from a rough-around-the-edges industrial city into an epicenter of culture.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Colt State Park and then take the plunge with Skydive Danielson. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Lizzie Borden House, see the interesting displays at New Bedford Whaling Museum, and then get outside with La Gondola.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Providence day trip tool.

Drive from Boston to Providence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Providence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Providence

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Adventure

Side Trips

Newport

— 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 2nd (Fri), cast your line with Fish'n Tales Adventures, then sample some tasty brews at Rhode Island Red Food Tours, then take an unforgettable tour with Newport Helicopter Tours, and finally push the limits with Skydive Newport. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, then see the interesting displays at Newport Car Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Newport trip website.

Traveling by car from Providence to Newport takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. July in Newport sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Newport

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Hartford

— 2 nights
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): test your team's savvy at Complexity: A Puzzling Adventure, then admire the natural beauty at Elizabeth Park, and then whizz through the canopy at The Adventure Park at Storrs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Connecticut Fallen Firefighters Memorial, walk around Stanley park, and then admire the masterpieces at New Britain Museum of American Art.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hartford online trip maker.

You can drive from Newport to Hartford in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Hartford sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Hartford

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

New York City

— 5 nights

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.
Step out of New York City to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and walk around The High Line.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the New York City tour builder.

You can drive from Hartford to New York City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 4 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Change things up with a short trip to Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square (about 52 minutes away). There's much more to do: stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square, and hike along Schuylkill River Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia visit planning tool.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Wayne.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Wayne

— 1 night
Wayne is an unincorporated community located on the Main Line, centered in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Chanticleer, take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park, then steep yourself in history at Mill Grove Mansion, and finally stroll through French Creek Heritage Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Wayne online trip planner.

Wayne is just a short distance from Philadelphia. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Wayne, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Wayne

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gettysburg

— 2 nights
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.
On the 16th (Fri), stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, then awaken your taste buds at Savor Gettysburg Food Tours, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally take in the local highlights with Grave Digger Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): get advice or help at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Gettysburg online trip maker.

Drive from Wayne to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. In July in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Arlington.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Arlington

— 2 nights

National History, Local Flavor

Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Marine Corps, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Room Herndon. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Riverbend Park, then see the interesting displays at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, and then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Arlington online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Gettysburg to Arlington by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Gettysburg in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Arlington, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Arlington

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 5 nights
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 out of Washington DC with an excursion to Capital SUP in Annapolis--about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, get lost in a book at Library of Congress, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC visit planner.

Washington DC is just a short distance from Arlington. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Rhode Island travel guide

4.6
Specialty Museums · Historic Walking Areas · Architectural Buildings
The Ocean State
Despite being the country's smallest state, Rhode Island includes over 640 km (400 mi) of coastline, courtesy of Narragansett Bay and more than 30 islands. Most of the state is part of the U.S. mainland, despite its somewhat misleading name. Though it takes only about 40 minutes to drive across this tiny state, Rhode Island includes more white sandy beaches than most visitors can hope to explore on a single trip. The state's one big city and surrounding small towns brim with places to visit, such as museums, galleries, restaurants, bars, and historical neighborhoods packed with colonial-era buildings. Although the state may seem small, your holiday itinerary is sure to be chock-full.

Connecticut travel guide

4.3
Aquariums · Theaters · Observatories
The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.

Pennsylvania travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Casinos · Specialty Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.

Virginia travel guide

4.6
History Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.