12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
South Amboy
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Baltimore
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
4
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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South Amboy

South Amboy ©
South Amboy is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, on the Raritan Bay. To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the South Amboy trip itinerary builder .

Tel Aviv, Israel to South Amboy is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. In October, South Amboy is little chillier than Tel Aviv - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in South Amboy

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sri Guruvayoorappan Temple
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Sri Guruvayoorappan Temple ©
Sri Guruvayoorappan Temple

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Citizens Bank Park and then take in nature's colorful creations at Nemours Estate. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at National Shrine of St. Rita of Cascia, take an in-depth tour of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, and then listen to music at Longwood Gardens.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia tour planning tool .

Traveling by car from South Amboy to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Nemours Estate
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Nemours Estate ©
Nemours Estate
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
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.
On the 12th (Sat), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Aquarium, wander the streets of Fell's Point, and then admire the architecture and history at Fort McHenry National Monument. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Oriole Park at Camden Yards, browse the exhibits of U.S. Naval Academy, and then shop like a local with Loring Cornish Gallery.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Baltimore travel planner .

Getting from Philadelphia to Baltimore by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Baltimore, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

U.S. Naval Academy
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National Aquarium ©
National Aquarium
U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy

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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.
Head to Eastern Market and Madame Tussauds DCfor some retail therapy. Get outdoors at Old Rag Mountain Hike and Skyline Drive. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Luray to see Stony Man Mountain Hike about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner .

You can take a train from Baltimore to Washington DC in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Shenandoah National Park, Arlington, Stony Man Mountain Overlook
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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