9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Kittery
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
3
New York City
— 1 day
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Charlotte


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1
night
Kittery

Kittery ©
Kittery is a town in York County, Maine, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Marginal Way Walkway, identify plant and animal life at Wiggly Bridge and Steedman Woods, then stop by When Pigs Fly Company Store, then sample the tasty concoctions at Tributary Brewing, and finally make a trip to Fort McClary State Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kittery trip planner .

Charlotte to Kittery is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Charlotte in July, with highs in Kittery at 81°F and lows at 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Kittery

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wiggly Bridge and Steedman Woods, Marginal Way Walkway
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Tributary Brewing ©
Tributary Brewing
Fort McClary State Park ©
Fort McClary State Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then stroll around Boston Public Garden, then contemplate the long history of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Kittery to Boston in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Boston are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Concord
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Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery ©
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

1
day
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 14th (Wed): go for a walk through Central Park, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and then stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Speed Boats Tours
World Trade Center's Liberty Park ©
World Trade Center's Liberty Park

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, then see the interesting displays at Please Touch Museum, then stroll through Schuylkill River Trail, and finally tour or see a game at Urban Axes Philadelphia. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington Memorial Chapel, trek along Kelly Drive, steep yourself in history at Christ Church, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, then wander the streets of Independence Mall, and finally steep yourself in history at Independence Hall.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia planning site .

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Washington Memorial Chapel
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Urban Axes Philadelphia ©
Urban Axes Philadelphia
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Washington Memorial Chapel ©
Washington Memorial Chapel

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, explore the historical opulence of Smithsonian Institution Building, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

Before you visit Washington DC, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill

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