7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Burlington
— 1 day
Fly
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive
4
Lexington
— 2 nights

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Burlington

— 1 day
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Shelburne Bay Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Burlington online attractions planner.

Lexington to Burlington is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lexington in April, with highs in Burlington at 54°F and lows at 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Burlington

Museums · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

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New York City

— 3 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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Greenwich Village and The Morgan Library & Museum. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, wander the streets of Times Square, and admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Burlington to New York City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Burlington in April, with highs in New York City at 61°F and lows at 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Gettysburg

— 1 night
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 25th (Sun), witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and then take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Gettysburg vacation planner.

You can drive from New York City to Gettysburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Lexington

— 2 nights

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
On the 26th (Mon), try your luck at Keeneland, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Woodford Reserve Distillery, and then identify plant and animal life at Coolmore America - Ashford Stud. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Salato Wildlife Education Center, sample the fine beverages at Buffalo Trace Distillery, and then get a dose of the wild on Unique Horse Farm Tours.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lexington day trip website.

Drive from Gettysburg to Lexington in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Wildlife · Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Pennsylvania travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Casinos · History 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.