15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
4
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Atlantic City
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Boston

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and then walk around Charles River Esplanade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail and then take a stroll through North End.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Boston trip builder .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airports are General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Theodore Francis Green State Airport and Portsmouth International at Pease Airport. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

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Charles River Esplanade ©
Charles River Esplanade
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
North End ©
North End

5
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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.
Get in touch with nature at East River Waterfront Esplanade and Hamilton Grange National Memorial. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Times Square, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in nature's colorful creations at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Boston in September, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Central Park ©
Central Park
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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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 12th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip maker .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

1
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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 14th (Sat): make a trip to Rittenhouse Square.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia online trip planner .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Independence National Historical Park ©
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Society Hill ©
Society Hill

2
nights
Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Donna Elias' Bayside Gallery & Coastal Gifts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try to win big at Harrah's Atlantic City Casino, enjoy the sea views from Absecon Lighthouse, and then try to win big at Borgata Casino.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Atlantic City online tour planner .

You can drive from Philadelphia to Atlantic City in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Atlantic City can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping
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Absecon Lighthouse ©
Absecon Lighthouse
New Jersey Korean War Memorial ©
New Jersey Korean War Memorial

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Newport trip planner .

Traveling by car from Atlantic City to Newport takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Atlantic City, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Newport, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 17°C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites
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St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

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