37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
— 5 nights
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Providence
— 3 nights
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New Haven
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 12 nights
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Philadelphia
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Luray
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Shenandoah National Park
— 1 night
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Roanoke
— 1 day
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Charlotte
— 3 nights
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Boston — 5 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Blue Hills Reservation and World's End. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old State House and Trinity Church. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, and browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Boston journey maker site.

Berlin, Germany to Boston is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Berlin to Boston. March in Boston sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Providence.
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Providence — 3 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.
Let the collections at Worcester Art Museum and John Brown House Museum capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Providence Athenaeum and Swan Point Cemetery. Step out of Providence to go to Sutton and see Purgatory Chasm State Reservation, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, admire the striking features of Providence Performing Arts Center, and grab your bike and head to Blackstone River Bikeway.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Providence trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Boston to Providence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Providence can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to New Haven.
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New Haven — 3 nights

New Haven, in the U.S. state of Connecticut, is the principal municipality in Greater New Haven, which had a total population of 862,477 in 2010. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Yale University Art Gallery and Yale Collection of Musical Instruments. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History and Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Haven: Chatfield Hollow State Park (in Killingworth), Fort Trumbull State Park (in New London) and USS Nautilus (in Groton). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of New Haven Museum and see the interesting displays at Blessed Michael McGivney Pilgrimage Center.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New Haven trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Providence to New Haven takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in New Haven sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to New York City.
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New York City — 12 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.
We've included these beaches for you: Kismet Beach and Bay Head Beach. Visit The Met Cloisters and 9/11 Memorial for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Reeves-Reed Arboretum (in Summit), Massapequa Preserve (in Massapequa) and Trailside Nature & Science Center (in Mountainside). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, wander the streets of SoHo, and hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read New York City visit planner.

You can drive from New Haven to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from New Haven in April, with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.
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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.
Appreciate the collections at Barnes Foundation and Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Liberty Bell Center. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, stop by Independence Mall, contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley, and admire the landmark architecture of City Hall Visitor Center.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia road trip planning tool.

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.
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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.
Appreciate the collections at National Gallery of Art and National Portrait Gallery. Discover out-of-the-way places like National Museum of African American History and Culture and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, step into the grandiose world of Smithsonian Institution Building, pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, and admire the natural beauty at U.S. National Arboretum.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online road trip planner.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Washington DC are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Luray.
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Luray

Cabin Capital of Virginia

Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): look for gifts at Jon Henry General Store, identify plant and animal life at Raptor Hill Falconry, and then take in the awesome beauty at Birdsong Pleasure Garden.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Luray journey app.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Luray takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Luray when traveling from Washington DC in April, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Shenandoah National Park.
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Shenandoah National Park — 1 night

Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): look for gifts at SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Shenandoah National Park using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luray to Shenandoah National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Roanoke.
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Roanoke — 1 day

Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. state of Virginia. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at Salt Foot Sanctuary, take in the exciting artwork at The Little Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Roanoke Railwalk, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Deschutes Brewery Tasting Room.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Roanoke trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Shenandoah National Park to Roanoke by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May in Roanoke, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Charlotte.
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Charlotte — 3 nights

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 2nd (Tue), view the masterpieces at Foundation For The Carolinas, then hike along Little Sugar Creek Greenway, and then admire the masterpieces at The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, then explore the world behind art at Mint Museum Randolph, then see the interesting displays at Joe Gibbs Racing, and finally sample the fine beverages at Muddy River Distillery.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Charlotte online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Roanoke to Charlotte takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Charlotte can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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