15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

15 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 3 nights
2
Buffalo
— 2 nights
3
New York City
— 4 nights
4
Boston
— 3 nights
5
Falmouth
— 2 nights

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.
Washington National Cathedral and Georgetown University will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate the long history of Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

Richmond to Washington DC is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

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Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Forest Lawn, admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, take a tour by water with Maid of the Mist, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Buffalo online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Buffalo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Buffalo is a bit cooler than Washington DC - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Buffalo

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica
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Forest Lawn ©
Forest Lawn
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House

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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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Central Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, wander the streets of Times Square, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Getting from Buffalo to New York City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Buffalo in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

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

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Mount Auburn Cemetery and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Concord (Walden Pond State Reservation, Minuteman National Park - Old North Bridge, &more). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, steep yourself in history at Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters National Historic Site, pause for some serene contemplation at King's Chapel, and take an in-depth tour of The Paul Revere House.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Boston sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Boston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for little chillier nights in Boston, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Falmouth.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Concord, Cambridge
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Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
The Old Manse ©
The Old Manse

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Falmouth

Falmouth ©
Falmouth is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States; Barnstable County is coextensive with Cape Cod. On the 14th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum, see the interesting displays at Edward Gorey House, thenexamine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, thensteep yourself in history at Hoxie House, and finally steep yourself in history at Plymouth Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Highfield Hall & Gardens, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Nobska Point Lighthouse, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Shining Sea Bikeway, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Old Silver Beach.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Falmouth online itinerary planner.

Getting from Boston to Falmouth by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Falmouth are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Falmouth

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yarmouth Port, Sandwich, Plymouth Rock
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Highfield Hall & Gardens ©
Highfield Hall & Gardens
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum ©
Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum

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