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
1
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 30​min
5
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Colts Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Colts Neck
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Wethersfield
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
12
Scranton
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
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), relax in the rural setting at Lapp Valley Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, take an in-depth tour of The Amish Village, and then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens.

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

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Intercourse, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, The Amish Village, Lapp Valley Farm, Longwood Gardens
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Lapp Valley Farm ©
Lapp Valley Farm
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ©
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

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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

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk and then learn about winemaking at Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rehoboth Beach trip planning tool .

Rehoboth Beach is very close to Milton. December in Rehoboth Beach sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Wineries

Side Trip

Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery
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Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery ©
Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk ©
Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 26th (Thu), hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia holiday planner .

Drive from Rehoboth Beach to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park and then admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City tour planner .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive 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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night
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 Nightlife Outdoors
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day
New York City

New York City ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City tour itinerary builder website .

Getting from Colts Neck to New York City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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
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 Boston.

Things to do in Colts Neck

Parks Nightlife Outdoors
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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts and then walk around Boston Public Garden. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, then take a stroll through North End, and finally stroll around Boston Common.

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

Explore your travel options from Colts Neck to Boston with the Route module. In December, daytime highs in Boston are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Wethersfield.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Webb Deane Stevens Museum and then explore the galleries of The Mark Twain House & Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Wethersfield trip planner .

Drive from Boston to Wethersfield in 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Scranton.

Things to do in Wethersfield

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Mark Twain House & Museum
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The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Webb Deane Stevens Museum ©
Webb Deane Stevens Museum

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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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Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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