13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
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Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Quarryville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Milton
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
4
Rehoboth Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Pennsville
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Galloway
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
New York City
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Colts Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
New York City
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Colts Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
11
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
12
Boston
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
13
Wethersfield
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h
14
Scranton
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
15
Washington DC
— 1 night
End: Washington DC

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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.
On the 22nd (Sun), get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum and then get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC vacation planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

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Quarryville

Quarryville ©
Quarryville is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 23rd (Mon), look for gifts at Kitchen Kettle Village. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Lapp Valley Farm, get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, then relax in the rural setting at Old Windmill Farm, and finally wander the streets of Amish Country.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Quarryville online trip maker .

You can drive from Washington DC to Quarryville in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in December, expect Quarryville to be little chillier, temps between 7°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Milton.

Things to do in Quarryville

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Ronks, Choo Choo Barn, Ephrata Cloister, Lapp Valley Farm, Kitchen Kettle Village
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Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ©
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Ephrata Cloister ©
Ephrata Cloister
Lapp Valley Farm ©
Lapp Valley Farm

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Milton

Milton
Milton is a town in Sussex County, Delaware, United States, on the Delmarva Peninsula. For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Milton trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Quarryville to Milton takes 2 hours. Traveling from Quarryville in December, expect nights in Milton to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 13°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to Rehoboth Beach.

Things to do in Milton

Parks Outdoors Shopping
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Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Rehoboth Beach Public Beach, take in the waterfront at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, and then stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange of Rehoboth.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rehoboth Beach trip planning website .

Rehoboth Beach is just a short distance from Milton. In December, daytime highs in Rehoboth Beach are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Pennsville.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rehoboth Beach Public Beach ©
Rehoboth Beach Public Beach
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk ©
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk
The Spice & Tea Exchange of Rehoboth ©

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Pennsville

Pennsville ©
Pennsville Township is a township in Salem County, in the U.S. To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pennsville trip planner.

Getting from Rehoboth Beach to Pennsville by car takes about 2 hours. December in Pennsville sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 0°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for Galloway.

Things to do in Pennsville

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wooddale Covered Bridge
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Wooddale Covered Bridge ©
Wooddale Covered Bridge

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Galloway

Galloway ©
Galloway Township is a township in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): try to win big at Caesars Atlantic City Casino and then try your luck at Borgata Casino.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Galloway trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Pennsville to Galloway takes 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Galloway are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Galloway

Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Atlantic City
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Borgata Casino ©
Borgata Casino

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then wander the streets of Times Square, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City tour planner.

You can drive from Galloway to New York City in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Colts Neck.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods
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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

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Colts Neck

Colts Neck
Colts Neck Township is a township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Colts Neck online route planner .

Drive from New York City to Colts Neck in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Colts Neck are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. You'll set off for New York City on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Colts Neck

Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
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New York City

New York City ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): go for a walk through Central Park and then make a trip to Rockefeller Center.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner .

Getting from Colts Neck to New York City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Colts Neck.

Things to do in New York City

Parks
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center

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Colts Neck

Colts Neck
For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Colts Neck day trip app .

You can drive from New York City to Colts Neck in 1.5 hours. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel to Salem.

Things to do in Colts Neck

Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
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Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): walk around Salem Witch Trials Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, and then steep yourself in history at The House of the Seven Gables.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Salem trip itinerary site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Colts Neck to Salem. Traveling from Colts Neck in December, things will get a bit cooler in Salem: highs are around 6°C and lows about -3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Salem Witch Trials Memorial ©
Salem Witch Trials Memorial
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Pickering Wharf ©
Pickering Wharf

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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.
On the 31st (Tue), walk around Boston Common, stroll around Boston Public Garden, and then browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Boston trip maker app .

You can take a train from Salem to Boston in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December in Boston, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Wethersfield.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Museums Shopping
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Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Common ©
Boston Common

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Wethersfield

Wethersfield
Wethersfield is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. On the 1st (Wed), see the interesting displays at Wethersfield Museum.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Wethersfield road trip site .

Getting from Boston to Wethersfield by car takes about 2 hours. January in Wethersfield sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Scranton.

Things to do in Wethersfield

Museums
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Scranton

Scranton
Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading. To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Scranton online travel route planner .

Getting from Wethersfield to Scranton by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in January, and nighttime lows around -8°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you're off toWashington DC.

Things to do in Scranton

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games
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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): browse the collection at Library of Congress, then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, bus, and subway from Scranton to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Scranton in January, things will get a bit warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 7°C and lows about -1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Highlights from your plan
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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