31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Exeter
Train + Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Washington DC
— 7 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 7 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly + Train:  13​h 15​min
End: Exeter

8
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.
Museum of Fine Arts and Lizzie Borden House will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and Old North Church & Historic Site. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Strawbery Banke Museum (in Portsmouth), Ogunquit ( PANACHE FINE JEWELRY AND ART GALLERY & Marginal Way Walkway) and Hampton Beach State Park (in Hampton). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of The Mark Twain House & Museum, take a stroll through Beacon Hill, explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, and enjoy the sea views from Nubble Lighthouse.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston attractions app .

Exeter, UK to Boston is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Exeter to Boston due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Buckman Tavern, The Elms, Hampton Beach State Park, Nubble Lighthouse
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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum ©
Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

7
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.
Let the collections at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gettysburg National Military Park and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Mount Vernon (Ford Orientation Center & George Washington's Mount Vernon), Manassas National Battlefield Park (in Manassas) and Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop (in Fredericksburg). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fell's Point, stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, and take an in-depth tour of Smithsonian American Art Museum.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip maker website .

You can fly from Boston to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, Washington DC is a bit warmer than Boston - with highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Mount Vernon, Arlington, Baltimore, Old Town
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7
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Wildwood Boardwalk and Reading Terminal Market. Discover out-of-the-way places like Philadelphia Museum of Art and Valley Forge National Historical Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Cape May (Cape May Lighthouse & Cape May City Beaches), The Hershey Story (in Hershey) and Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania (in Ronks). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, and admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia online route planner .

Take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cape May, Wildwood Boardwalk, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, The Hershey Story
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Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©

8
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to New York Public Library and Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Visit 9/11 Memorial and The Met Cloisters for their historical value. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion in Staatsburg, approximately 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, make a trip to Times Square, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City route planner .

Getting from Philadelphia to New York City by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in New York City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Staatsburgh State Historic Site / Mills Mansion, Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
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The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

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