17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Mount Vernon
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Newburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Salem
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
7
Boston
— 3 nights
End: Boston

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes United States Capitol, The Pentagon, International Spy Museum, and other attractions. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Tysons Galleria Shopping Center and Dutch Village Farmers Market. Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Tomb of the Unknowns are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and explore the world behind art at Corcoran Gallery of Art.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC tour app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Washington DC. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Mount Vernon.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington, Dutch Village Farmers Market, Tysons Galleria Shopping Center
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

few
hours
Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon ©
Mount Vernon is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States. You've now added George Washington's Mount Vernon to your itinerary.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Mount Vernon using our trip planner.

Mount Vernon is just a stone's throw from Washington DC. Traveling from Washington DC in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Mount Vernon, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to New York City.

Things to do in Mount Vernon

Museums Historic Sites
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George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon

5
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Westfield World Trade Center, Mood Fabrics, Broadway, and other attractions you added. Appreciate the collections at 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Do your shopping at Sotheby's and Chelsea Market. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, make a trip to Times Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip maker site .

You can drive from Mount Vernon to New York City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Newburgh.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Shopping
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

1
night
Newburgh

Newburgh ©
Newburgh is a city located in Orange County, New York, United States, 60mi north of New York City, and 90mi south of Albany, on the Hudson River. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the views from Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, steep yourself in history at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, and then get some fabulous bargains at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, contemplate the long history of Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, then view the masterpieces at DM Weil Gallery, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Angry Orchard.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Newburgh trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from New York City to Newburgh in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Newburgh when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Albany.

Things to do in Newburgh

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Angry Orchard, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, DM Weil Gallery
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DM Weil Gallery ©
DM Weil Gallery
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

1
night
Albany

Albany
Albany is the capital of the U.S. For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Albany trip planner.

Traveling by car from Newburgh to Albany takes 1.5 hours. July in Albany sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. On the 20th (Sat), you're off toSalem.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Nature
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2
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Salem Witch Museum has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of The Witch House/Corwin House, take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum, then contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables, then take in the exciting artwork at Fished Impressions, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Pickering Wharf. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burying Point Cemetery, stop by Crow Haven Corner, see the interesting displays at Peabody Essex Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Fishermen's Memorial Monument, and finally appreciate the history behind Bewitched Statue of Elizabeth Montgomery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Salem itinerary maker .

Drive from Albany to Salem in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Salem, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 64°F at night. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Fishermen's Memorial Monument
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Witch House ©
Witch House
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

3
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.
You've now added Swan Boats to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Orchard House and Old South Meeting House. Shop till you drop at Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Newbury Street. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston travel planning website .

Boston is just a stone's throw from Salem. In July, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Mount Vernon.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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