8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rochester
1
Rochester
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Atlantic City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Hershey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Rochester

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stroll through Ontario Beach Park and then take a memorable drive along Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rochester road trip website .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Rochester. July in Rochester sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or FAO Schwarz. There's still lots to do: walk around Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, wander the streets of Times Square, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City day trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rochester to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rochester in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Atlantic City.

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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
On the 23rd (Tue), browse the different shops at Tanger Outlet Atlantic City, buy something for everyone on your list at The Quarter at Tropicana, then pause for some photo ops at New Jersey Korean War Memorial, then take a stroll through Atlantic City Boardwalk, and finally don't miss a visit to Civil Rights Garden.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Atlantic City trip planner .

Drive from New York City to Atlantic City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. July in Atlantic City sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hershey.

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Atlantic City Boardwalk ©
Atlantic City Boardwalk
The Quarter at Tropicana ©
The Quarter at Tropicana
Tanger Outlet Atlantic City ©
Tanger Outlet Atlantic City

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Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Cullari Vineyards and Winery, find something for the whole family at Hersheypark, and then look for gifts at Knock Knock Boutique.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hershey trip planner.

Getting from Atlantic City to Hershey by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Washington DC.

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Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark
Knock Knock Boutique ©
Knock Knock Boutique
Cullari Vineyards and Winery ©
Cullari Vineyards and Winery

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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.
On the 25th (Thu), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the activities along Tidal Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Hershey to Washington DC by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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