8 days in Maryland, Seoul & Japan Itinerary

8 days in Maryland, Seoul & Japan Itinerary

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Baltimore, United States
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Seoul, South Korea
— 2 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
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Tokyo, Japan
— 1 night

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Baltimore, United States

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City of Firsts

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Baltimore Museum of Industry and then see the interesting displays at American Visionary Art Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Baltimore road trip planning tool.

Washington DC to Baltimore is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seoul.

Things to do in Baltimore

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Specialty Museum
American Visionary Art Museum
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History Museum
Baltimore Museum of Industry
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Seoul, South Korea

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One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gyeongbokgung Palace and Gwanghwamun Gate. Let the collections at National Folk Museum of Korea and Seoul Museum of History capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Changgyeonggung Palace, contemplate the waterfront views at Cheonggyecheon Stream, explore the world behind art at National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul (branch), and admire the striking features of Deoksugung.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Seoul vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Baltimore to Seoul in 20 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 14 hours traveling from Baltimore to Seoul. Traveling from Baltimore in September, you will find days in Seoul are little chillier (72°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kyoto.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Historic Walking Area
Changgyeonggung Palace
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World heritage site
Changdeokgung Palace
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Kyoto, Japan

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The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Sanjusangendo Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then contemplate the long history of Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ryoanji Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kinkaku-ji, then explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Nishiki Market Shopping District.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Seoul to Kyoto takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from Seoul, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kyoto, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Kyoto

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Historic Site
Sanjusangendo Temple
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Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Senso-ji Temple, then admire the masterpieces at Tokyo National Museum, then take a stroll through Ginza, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tokyo road trip app.

Getting from Kyoto to Tokyo by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September in Tokyo, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tokyo

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Religious Site
Senso-ji Temple
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Neighborhood
Ginza
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