17 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

17 days in East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, Fly to Boston
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Eastham
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
Fly
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

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.
Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Edward Gorey House (in Yarmouth Port), Falmouth (Highfield Hall & Gardens & Shining Sea Bikeway) and Hyannis Whale Watcher Cruises (in Barnstable). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, stroll around Boston Public Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Boston vacation tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Boston is an approximately 12-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in September; daily highs in Boston reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Eastham.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Eastham

— 2 nights
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Chatham Railroad Museum, admire the masterpieces at Atwood Museum, then kick back and relax at Nauset Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Coast Guard Beach. Keep things going the next day: get advice or help at Salt Pond Visitor Center, admire the majestic nature at Nickerson State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Eastham road trip planning website.

Getting from Boston to Eastham by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Eastham can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in Eastham

Parks · Beaches · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

New York City

— 4 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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, stroll around The High Line, and don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City sightseeing planner.

Fly from Eastham to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Eastham in September, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to fly to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Niagara Falls

— 3 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, casinos, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, step off the mainland to explore Three Sisters Island, take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 5 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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Washington DC by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in September: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature