15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Boston
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Manchester

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our New York City holiday planner.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. In July, New York City is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, and then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, then stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, and then have some family-friendly fun at Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia road trip planner .

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Heritage Museums & Gardens (in Sandwich), Shining Sea Bikeway (in Falmouth) and Plymouth Rock (in Plymouth). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Nauset Beach, stroll around Rose Kennedy Greenway, take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and steep yourself in history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Boston travel route app .

You can fly from Washington DC to Boston in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Boston at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Shining Sea Bikeway, Plymouth Rock, Heritage Museums & Gardens, Nauset Beach, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Boston Children's Museum ©
Boston Children's Museum

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