53 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

53 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 13 nights
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New York City
— 9 nights
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Boston
— 20 nights
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Rockland
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 8 nights
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Gettysburg (Little Round Top, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more), National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and U.S. Naval Academy (in Annapolis). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC journey builder app.

Redmond to Washington DC is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Redmond to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In April, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Redmond - with highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the train to New York City.

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online trip maker.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in April, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 45°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

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Boston

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Fine Arts and Newport Car Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Salem (Peabody Essex Museum, The House of the Seven Gables, &more), Newport (The Breakers, Cliff Walk, &more) and Milk and Honey Bazaar (in Tiverton). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Sandwich Glass Museum, explore the world behind art at Hill-Stead Museum, learn more about the world around you at The Harvard Museum of Natural History, and walk around Stanley park.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Boston sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Boston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in April: high temperatures in Boston hover around 56°F and lows are around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rockland.

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Rockland

Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Battie. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Farnsworth Art Museum, see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, then look for gifts at Fiore Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars, then visit a coastal fixture at Rockland Breakwater Light, and finally make a trip to Vesper Hill Children's Chapel.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rockland online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Rockland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in May, things will get slightly colder in Rockland: highs are around 59°F and lows about 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Portland.

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Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

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Portland

The Forest City

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Strawbery Banke Museum and Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Wright Museum of WWII (in Wolfeboro), Ogunquit (Perkins Cove, Marginal Way Walkway, &more) and Story Land (in Glen). Next up on the itinerary: indulge your taste buds at The Maine Brew Bus, enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse, get engrossed in the history at Maine State Museum, and head off the coast to Casco Bay Islands.

To plan Portland vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Rockland to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

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Perkins Cove
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Wright Museum of WWII ©
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