26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + bus:  10​h
1
Boston
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Hanover
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
4
Richmond
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
5
Santa Barbara
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: London

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ocean Drive Historic District and Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Newport (Marble House & The Elms) and Ogunquit Beach (in Ogunquit). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, get curious at Museum of Science, appreciate the history behind Bunker Hill Monument, and take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Boston holiday builder .

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Boston, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Boston is slightly colder than London - with highs of 4°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Hanover.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Newport, Ogunquit Beach, Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
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Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
The Elms ©
The Elms

5
nights
Hanover

Hanover ©
Hanover is a town along the Connecticut River in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bear Notch Ski Touring Center and Okemo Mountain Resort. Change things up with these side-trips from Hanover: Middlebury College Snow Bowl (in Hancock), Honeymoon Bridge (in Jackson) and Morrill Homestead (in Strafford). There's much more to do: glide through natural beauty at Eastman Cross Country Ski Center, contemplate the long history of The Round Barn Farm, stop by Pierce's Store, and admire the majestic nature at Camp Plymouth State Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hanover trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Boston to Hanover in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Boston in February, expect Hanover to be little chillier, temps between 0°C and -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Hanover

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Ludlow, Ole's Cross Country Center, The Round Barn Farm, Honeymoon Bridge, Eastman Cross Country Ski Center
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Bear Notch Ski Touring Center ©
Bear Notch Ski Touring Center
Eastman Cross Country Ski Center ©
Eastman Cross Country Ski Center
Okemo Mountain Resort ©
Okemo Mountain Resort

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tomb of the Unknowns and Smithsonian Institution Building. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hanover to Washington DC. In February, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Hanover - with highs of 10°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Richmond.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Tomb of the Unknowns
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Step off the beaten path and head to Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and University of Virginia. Venture out of the city with trips to James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station) and Williamsburg (College of William & Mary, Governor's Palace, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Maymont, contemplate the waterfront views at James River, identify plant and animal life at Mackay Island Wildlife Refuge, and get a sense of history and politics at Virginia Capitol Building.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Richmond itinerary app .

You can drive from Washington DC to Richmond in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Richmond sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Richmond

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Williamsburg, James Madison's Montpelier, University of Virginia, Mackay Island Wildlife Refuge
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Maymont ©
Maymont
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts ©
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace

5
nights
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Step off the beaten path and head to Santa Barbara County Courthouse and Monarch Butterfly Grove. Get out of town with these interesting Santa Barbara side-trips: Solvang (Sunny Fields Park, Bethania Lutheran Church, & more). Dedicate the 12th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Old Mission Santa Barbara, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shoreline Park, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Barbara Harbor, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Santa Barbara Zoo.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Santa Barbara trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Richmond to Santa Barbara takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Richmond in March, things will get a bit warmer in Santa Barbara: highs are around 24°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Solvang, Monarch Butterfly Grove
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Santa Barbara County Courthouse ©
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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