8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
Fly:  4​h
1
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h
3
Boston
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Raleigh

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 15th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Independence National Historical Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia tour builder app .

Raleigh to Philadelphia is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence National Historical Park ©
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, then see the interesting displays at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

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New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum ©
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

4
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Appreciate the collections at Plimoth Plantation and Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Visit Marginal Way Walkway and Ocean Drive Historic District for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Newport (Cliff Walk & The Breakers), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Wellfleet) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts and admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Boston attractions planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Boston when traveling from New York City in June, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Newport, Plimoth Plantation, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Marginal Way Walkway, Fishing Charters & Tours
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The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

1
day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 22nd (Sat), admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, then enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and finally see the interesting displays at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls travel route builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Niagara Power Project Visitors Center
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Power Project Visitors Center ©

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