11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Richmond
Drive:  8​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h
2
Acadia National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
End: Richmond

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Phillips Wharf Environmental Center and Old Town. Shop till you drop at Olivins and Fell's Point. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore--about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial and take a stroll through Capitol Hill.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner .

Richmond to Washington DC is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in March, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Acadia National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Baltimore, Olivins, Phillips Wharf Environmental Center, Old Town
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Fell's Point ©
Fell's Point
Old Town ©
Old Town
Georgetown ©
Georgetown

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Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Take a break from the city and head to Indian Point Blagden Preserve and Heart of Acadia Loop. Explore hidden gems such as Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park and Jordan Cliffs Trail. There's much more to do: trek along Beech Mountain Trail, take an in-depth tour of Somesville Historical Museum and Gardens, and stroll through Little Hunters Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Acadia National Park sightseeing app .

You can fly from Washington DC to Acadia National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in March; daily highs in Acadia National Park reach 37°F and lows reach 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Mount Desert Island, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park
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Little Hunters Beach ©
Little Hunters Beach
Indian Point Blagden Preserve ©
Indian Point Blagden Preserve
Heart of Acadia Loop ©
Heart of Acadia Loop

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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.
On the 18th (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, don't miss a visit to Newbury Street, then hunt for treasures at Quincy Market, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Commonwealth Books, get into the urban bustle at TD Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and finally take a stroll through Beacon Hill.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Boston day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Acadia National Park to Boston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Acadia National Park in March; daily highs in Boston reach 43°F and lows reach 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Neighborhoods Nightlife
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Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill
TD Garden ©
TD Garden

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Henry Hudson Trail, stroll through Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary, then wander the streets of Times Square, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Great Neck Steppingstone Park, gain insight at Alley Pond Environmental Center, and then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planning website .

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 March, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 49°F and 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Neck Steppingstone Park, Henry Hudson Trail, Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary, Alley Pond Environmental Center
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Times Square ©
Times Square
Chelsea Market ©
Chelsea Market

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