8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Bronx
— 1 night

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Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Escape the urban bustle at Virginia Beach and Cape Charles Beach. Popular historic sites such as Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown Settlement are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach, pause for some photo ops at Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Memorial, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach trip builder website.

Newark to Virginia Beach is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. July in Virginia Beach sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Cape Charles Beach
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Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Jamestown Settlement ©
Jamestown Settlement

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC visit planning website.

Traveling by flight from Virginia Beach to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): hike along Kelly Drive, take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park, contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fireman's Hall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Philadelphia Zoo, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia road trip site.

You can take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bronx.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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Bronx

Bronx ©
The northernmost New York City borough, the Bronx has many claims to fame, including being the birthplace of hip-hop and home of the New York Yankees.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Sands Point Preserve, then take in nature's colorful creations at Great Neck Steppingstone Park, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bronx Zoo.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Bronx trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Bronx takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or do a combination of bus and subway. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Bronx

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sands Point Preserve, Great Neck Steppingstone Park
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Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Sands Point Preserve ©
Sands Point Preserve
Great Neck Steppingstone Park ©
Great Neck Steppingstone Park

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