20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Cohasset
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Hyannis
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Middletown
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
New London
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Montauk
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Washington DC
— 1 night
train:  4​h
7
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Glasgow

3
nights
Cohasset

Cohasset
Cohasset is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cohasset day trip planning site .

Glasgow, UK to Cohasset is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Glasgow to Cohasset is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Glasgow in October, expect nights in Cohasset to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 20°C. You'll set off for Hyannis on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Cohasset

Parks Nightlife Wildlife
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4
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Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hyannis: Plymouth (Plymouth Rock & Plimoth Plantation) and Provincetown (Race Point Beach & Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Francis Xavier Church, wander the streets of Main Street Hyannis, and pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hyannis trip planning tool .

Getting from Cohasset to Hyannis by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Middletown.

Things to do in Hyannis

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Provincetown, Plymouth, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore

3
nights
Middletown

Middletown ©
Middletown is a city located in Middlesex County, Connecticut, along the Connecticut River, in the central part of the state, 16 miles (26 km) south of Hartford. Middletown is known for fun & games, childrens museums, nature, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Still Hill Brewery, immerse yourself in nature at Chatfield Hollow State Park, trek along Wadsworth Falls State Park, and explore and take pictures at Farmer Joe's Gardens.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Middletown sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Hyannis to Middletown in 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You will leave for New London on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Middletown

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Farmer Joe's Gardens, Chatfield Hollow State Park, Sleeping Giant State Park, Still Hill Brewery, Comstock Bridge
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Sleeping Giant State Park ©
Sleeping Giant State Park
Farmer Joe's Gardens ©
Farmer Joe's Gardens
Chatfield Hollow State Park ©
Chatfield Hollow State Park

2
nights
New London

New London ©
New London is a seaport city and a port of entry on the northeast coast of the United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Mystic Seaport Museum and then steep yourself in history at Olde Mistick Village. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Mystic Aquarium and then walk around Thames River Heritage Park & Water Taxi.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New London travel route builder app .

You can drive from Middletown to New London in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Montauk.

Things to do in New London

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Mystic
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Thames River Heritage Park ©
Thames River Heritage Park
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Olde Mistick Village ©
Olde Mistick Village

1
night
Montauk

Montauk ©
Montauk is a census-designated place (CDP) that includes the hamlet with the same name located in the town of East Hampton in Suffolk County, New York, on the eastern end of the South Shore of Long Island. On the 27th (Sun), make a trip to Montauk Point Lighthouse, then make a trip to Gosman's Restaurant, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Montauk online route planner .

Drive from New London to Montauk in 3.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Montauk can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Montauk

Historic Sites
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Montauk Point Lighthouse ©
Montauk Point Lighthouse
Gosman's Restaurant ©
Gosman's Restaurant

1
night
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 U.S. Marines Sunset Parade, Arlington National Cemetery, Washington Monument, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at White House, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, then pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Montauk to Washington DC takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and flight. Traveling from Montauk in October, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Nightlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

4
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 The Village Halloween Parade. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Events
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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