8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Washington DC
— 1 night
2
Baltimore
— 1 night
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
4
New York City
— 3 nights

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night
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.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online itinerary builder.

Florence, Italy to Washington DC is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Florence to Washington DC, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Florence in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Nature
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
On the 6th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine and then grab your bike and head to B&A Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Baltimore trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Baltimore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Baltimore are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

B&A Trail
Highlights from your plan

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Schuylkill River Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Cynwyd Heritage Trail, then witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park, and finally trek along Kelly Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, take a stroll through Society Hill, and then stroll through Independence National Historical Park.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia journey planner.

Getting from Baltimore to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Cynwyd Heritage Trail, Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Independence National Historical Park ©
Independence National Historical Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, and finally pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. On the next day, race across the water with a speed boat tour, then explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade, then take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and finally make a trip to Fifth Avenue.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City day trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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