8 days in East Coast of USA & Gettysburg Itinerary

8 days in East Coast of USA & Gettysburg Itinerary

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New York City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mystic
— 1 night
Drive
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Newport
— 1 night
Drive
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Kennebunkport
— 1 night
Fly
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Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 1 night
Drive

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New York City

— 2 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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a stroll through Times Square, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New York City. In June in New York City, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mystic.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Mystic

— 1 night
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Mystic River Historical Society, take a tour of Charles W. Morgan, then see the sky in a new way at Mystic Seaport Museum, and finally snap pictures at Mystic River Bascule Bridge.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mystic vacation planner.

You can drive from New York City to Mystic in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Mystic to be a bit cooler, temps between 74°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Mystic

Shopping · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Museums

Newport

— 1 night

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 10th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Thames Glass, then examine the collection at The Breakers, then stroll through Cliff Walk, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Beavertail Lighthouse and Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Newport trip app.

Drive from Mystic to Newport in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kennebunkport.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Kennebunkport

— 1 night
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States. On the 11th (Thu), look for gifts at Scalawags Pet Boutique, view the masterpieces at Compliments, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, and finally admire all the interesting features of Ocean Ave.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kennebunkport tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Newport to Kennebunkport in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Newport in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Kennebunkport, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Kennebunkport

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 1 night
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 12th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Washington DC attractions planning site.

Getting from Kennebunkport to Washington DC by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kennebunkport in June, with highs in Washington DC at 86°F and lows at 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

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 13th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, don't miss a visit to Devils Den, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gettysburg National Military Park, then stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, and finally get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gettysburg trip planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Gettysburg in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect Gettysburg to be a bit cooler, temps between 81°F and 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games