8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sacramento
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Boston
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 1 night
bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Franklin
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
End: Sacramento

1
night
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.
On the 13th (Tue), see where the action happens at Fenway Park, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then get engrossed in the history at The Paul Revere House, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

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Sacramento to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, subway, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sacramento to Boston is 3 hours. While traveling from Sacramento, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Boston, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
The Paul Revere House ©
The Paul Revere House

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the striking features of New York City Hall, explore the striking landscape of Hamilton Grange National Memorial, then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and finally appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): admire the striking features of Empire State Building, grab your bike and head to East River Waterfront Esplanade, and then make a trip to Central Park.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Boston in August, with lows around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Hamilton Grange National Memorial
Hamilton Grange National Memorial

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Newseum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip planning site .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 71°F. On the 17th (Sat), you're off toFranklin.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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night
Franklin

Franklin ©
Franklin is a city in Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 17th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Episcopal Church.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Franklin day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Franklin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in August; daily highs in Franklin reach 78°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Franklin

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Drake Well Museum, Cook Forest State Park
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DeBence Antique Music World ©
DeBence Antique Music World
Drake Well Museum ©
Drake Well Museum
St John's Episcopal Church ©
St John's Episcopal Church

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