10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

10 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Newport
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Washington DC

— 2 nights
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.
National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Arlington National Cemetery and National Museum of American History. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip planning tool.

Sioux City to Washington DC is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Sioux City in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Newport.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Newport

— 2 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
On the 27th (Mon), cast your line with Fish'n Tales Adventures, examine the collection at The Breakers, and then trek along Cliff Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of The Elms and then take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Newport vacation planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Newport by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in September, things will get slightly colder in Newport: highs are around 74°F and lows about 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can fly to New York City.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Popular historic sites such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and 9/11 Memorial are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Central Park, examine the collection at New York Public Library, go for a walk through The High Line, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read New York City itinerary planner.

Fly from Newport to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Newport in September; daily highs in New York City reach 80°F and lows reach 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to fly to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): walk around Forsyth Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Tybee Island Light Station And Museum and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah route planning website.

You can fly from New York City to Savannah in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in October, you will find days in Savannah are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip