27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly + bus:  14​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 7 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Boston
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Edgartown
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Ljubljana

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Metropolitan Museum of Art as well as 9/11 Memorial. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Belmar Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and Black Creek Preserve. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center (in Stroudsburg), Cornelia & Florence Bridge Nature Preserve (in Milford) and Sam's Point Preserve (in Cragsmoor). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Island Beach State Park, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, look for all kinds of wild species at Steep Rock Reservation, and look for gifts at The Original Ben Franklin 5 & 10 Store.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New York City tour itinerary planner .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Ljubljana to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in August since evenings lows in New York City dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Sam's Point Preserve, Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, Island Beach State Park, Cornelia & Florence Bridge Nature Preserve, The Original Ben Franklin 5 & 10 Store
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
nights
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Gettysburg National Military Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 21st (Wed), steep yourself in history at Jennie Wade House, explore the different monuments and memorials at Evergreen Cemetery, examine the collection at Rupp House, then see the interesting displays at Gettysburg Museum of History, then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park, and finally stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery. On your second day here, deepen your understanding of the past and present with Confederate Trails of Gettysburg, see the interesting displays at Mister Ed's Elephant Museum, do a tasting at Hauser Estate Winery, then explore the striking landscape of The Eternal Light Peace Memorial, and finally take in the history at Lincoln Statue at Wills House.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Gettysburg trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from New York City to Gettysburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City in August, Gettysburg is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Jack's Hard Cider, Mister Ed's Elephant Museum
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Jennie Wade House ©
Jennie Wade House
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Gettysburg Museum of History ©
Gettysburg Museum of History

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and Lake Elkhorn Park. Popular historic sites such as Fell's Point and Tomb of the Unknowns are in your itinerary. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (in St. Michaels), Annapolis (Hammond-Harwood House & Annapolis Historic District) and Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge (in Cambridge). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, wander the streets of Capitol Hill, and steep yourself in history at Old Town.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Traveling from Gettysburg in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Baltimore, Annapolis, Old Town, Lake Elkhorn Park, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum ©
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Cortile Gallery or Newbury Street. Museum-lovers will get to explore Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum and The House of the Seven Gables. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse (in York), Long Sands Beach (in York Beach) and Provincetown (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Herring Cove Beach, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old North Church & Historic Site, tour the pleasant surroundings at Footbridge Beach, and look for gifts at The Salt Cellar.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip tool .

Getting from Washington DC to Boston by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect Boston to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 21°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Newport.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Provincetown, Ogunquit, The House of the Seven Gables, Nubble Lighthouse, Long Sands Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old North Church & Historic Site
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Chateau-sur-Mer, then take a memorable drive along Ocean Drive Historic District, and then visit a coastal fixture at Castle Hill Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Sachuest Beach (Second Beach), then experience rural life at Newport Vineyards, then get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk, and finally see the interesting displays at The Breakers.

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You can drive from Boston to Newport in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Edgartown.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Jamestown, Middletown, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Beavertail Lighthouse and Park ©
Beavertail Lighthouse and Park

3
nights
Edgartown

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): kick back and relax at Bend in the Road Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Menemsha Hills, then enjoy the sea views from Aquinnah Lighthouse, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Aquinnah Cliffs. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Joseph Sylvia State Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Oak Bluffs Town Beach, then visit a coastal fixture at Edgartown Lighthouse, and finally kick back and relax at Lighthouse Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Edgartown online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Newport to Edgartown takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Edgartown

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Oak Bluffs, Aquinnah, Menemsha Hills
Highlights from your plan
Menemsha Hills ©
Menemsha Hills
Bend in the Road Beach ©
Bend in the Road Beach
Lighthouse Beach ©
Lighthouse Beach

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