22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Philadelphia
— 6 nights
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
3
Baltimore
— 1 night
4
Cape May
— 2 nights
5
Ocean City
— 1 night
6
West Milford
— 1 night
7
New York City
— 6 nights

6
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
King of Prussia Mall has been added to your itinerary. Attractions like Independence Hall and Liberty Bell Center make great kid-friendly stops. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Philadelphia-Once Upon a Nation Storytelling Benches and John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum. There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Bury The Hatchet Philadelphia - Axe Throwing, pause for some photo ops at The Clothespin, identify plant and animal life at Morris Arboretum, and walk around Spruce Street Harbor Park.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia driving holiday planner.

New York City to Philadelphia is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 10th (Sat), you're off to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

King of Prussia Mall
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Morris Arboretum ©
Morris Arboretum
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

4
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Gallery of Art and National World War II Memorial. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, admire the masterpieces at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, and admire the sheer force of Potomac River.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Washington DC visit planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Baltimore.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Room Escape Games
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

1
night
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, thenmeet the residents at National Aquarium, and then have some family-friendly fun at Urban Axes Baltimore. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, thenmeet the residents at Inner Harbor, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Maryland Zoo.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Baltimore online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Baltimore, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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National Aquarium ©
National Aquarium
Urban Axes Baltimore ©
Urban Axes Baltimore

2
nights
Cape May

Cape May ©
Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): kick back and relax at Cape May City Beaches, tour the pleasant surroundings at Poverty Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Historic Cold Spring Village.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cape May trip builder site.

Drive from Baltimore to Cape May in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Baltimore in August, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Cape May. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ocean City.

Things to do in Cape May

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
Poverty Beach ©
Poverty Beach
Historic Cold Spring Village ©
Historic Cold Spring Village

1
night
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): wander the streets of Downtown Ocean City, try for a hole-in-one at Haunted Golf, have some family-friendly fun at Encounters, thenlook for gifts at Shrivers Salt Water Taffy, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Medieval Fantasy Mini Golf, and finally try for a hole-in-one at Congo Falls Adventure Golf.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ocean City online journey planner.

Drive from Cape May to Ocean City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ocean City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to West Milford.

Things to do in Ocean City

Fun & Games Outdoors Golf
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Haunted Golf ©
Haunted Golf
Encounters ©
Encounters
Congo Falls Adventure Golf ©
Congo Falls Adventure Golf

1
night
West Milford

West Milford ©
West Milford is a township in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. On the 18th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Long Pond Ironworks State Park and then identify plant and animal life at Apshawa Preserve.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our West Milford trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ocean City to West Milford by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Ocean City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in West Milford, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in West Milford

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Long Pond Ironworks State Park ©
Long Pond Ironworks State Park
Apshawa Preserve ©
Apshawa Preserve

6
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.
You've now added The Mills at Jersey Gardens to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Speed Boats Tours and Food Tours. Family-friendly places like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

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Drive from West Milford to New York City in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from West Milford in August, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trip

The Mills at Jersey Gardens
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Room Escape Games

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