7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— Few hours
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West Chester
— 1 night
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Virginia Beach
— 2 nights

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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.
To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Newark to New York City is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. You'll set off for West Chester on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife · Parks · Tours

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West Chester

West Chester ©
West Chester is a borough and the county seat of Chester County, Pennsylvania in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Marsh Creek State Park, identify plant and animal life at Ashland Nature Center, and then do a tasting at Penns Woods Winery.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the West Chester road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from New York City to West Chester takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in West Chester, with lows of 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in West Chester

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Marsh Creek State Park, Ashland Nature Center, Penns Woods Winery
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Marsh Creek State Park ©
Marsh Creek State Park
Penns Woods Winery ©
Penns Woods Winery

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): look for gifts at The Christmas Haus, pause for some photo ops at 12th & 44th New York Infantry Monument, appreciate the history behind High Water Mark of the Rebellion Monument, then browse for treasures at The Horse Soldier, then brush up on your military savvy at Ronn Palm's Museum of Civil War Images, and finally admire the architecture and history at Abraham Lincoln Statue.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gettysburg vacation website.

Traveling by car from West Chester to Gettysburg takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

The Christmas Haus
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The Christmas Haus ©
The Christmas Haus
Ronn Palm's Museum of Civil War Images ©
Ronn Palm's Museum of Civil War Images
High Water Mark of the Rebellion Monument
High Water Mark of the Rebellion Monument

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at George Washington Masonic National Memorial, trek along Quiet Waters Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at U.S. National Arboretum. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or fly. Traveling from Gettysburg in July, Washington DC is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

George Washington Masonic National Memorial, Quiet Waters Park, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts
Highlights from your plan
Quiet Waters Park ©
Quiet Waters Park
George Washington Masonic National Memorial ©

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at First Landing State Park, then stroll through Cape Charles Beach, and then take in the views from Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. On the next day, learn about all things military at Military Aviation Museum, kick back and relax at Sandbridge Beach, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Virginia Beach trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Virginia Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Virginia Beach are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Cape Charles
Highlights from your plan
First Landing State Park ©
First Landing State Park
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Military Aviation Museum ©
Military Aviation Museum

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