8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
1
Greenport
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Brooklyn
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Cape May
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
5
Manhattan
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Brussels

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Greenport

Greenport
Nestled on the north fork of Long Island within a pastoral landscape of farms and vineyards, Greenport is a historic village best known for its waterfront walkway with a 36-horse vintage carousel as its centerpiece.
For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Greenport online driving holiday planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Greenport is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. While traveling from Brussels, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Greenport, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 0°C. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel to Brooklyn.

Things to do in Greenport

Wineries Parks Outdoors

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night
Brooklyn

Brooklyn ©
Though it may be less popular or touristy than its big brother Manhattan, Brooklyn boasts of one of the largest and hippest art districts in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Lefferts Homestead, tour the pleasant surroundings at Prospect Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Brooklyn sightseeing app .

You can drive from Greenport to Brooklyn in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Greenport in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Brooklyn, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Brooklyn Botanic Garden ©
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Prospect Park ©
Prospect Park
Lefferts Homestead ©
Lefferts Homestead

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nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City online day trip planner .

New York City is just a stone's throw from Brooklyn. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cape May.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Cape May

Cape May ©
Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
On the 23rd (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cape May County Park & Zoo, experience rural life at Jersey Shore Alpacas, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cape May Bird Observatory.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cape May trip planning app .

You can drive from New York City to Cape May in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Manhattan.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape May County Park & Zoo, Cape May Bird Observatory
Highlights from your plan
Jersey Shore Alpacas ©
Jersey Shore Alpacas
Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo
Cape May Bird Observatory ©
Cape May Bird Observatory

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day
Manhattan

Manhattan ©
Manhattan is a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Kansas State University Gardens, then admire the majestic nature at Tuttle Creek State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Konza Prairie Research Natural Area.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Manhattan trip itinerary builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Cape May to Manhattan with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape May to Manhattan due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Cape May, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Manhattan, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manhattan

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Konza Prairie Research Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Kansas State University Gardens ©
Kansas State University Gardens
Tuttle Creek State Park ©
Tuttle Creek State Park

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