13 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 7 nights
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Washington DC
— 1 night


New York City — 7 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Coney Island (in Brooklyn). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, stop by Times Square, make a trip to Empire State Building, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read New York City day trip app.

Manila, Philippines to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Manila to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Manila in August: high temperatures in New York City hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Columbia.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Columbia — 2 nights

Columbia is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located within Knowlton Township in Warren County, New Jersey, United States, that was created as part of the 2010 United States Census. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Hide Tide Wavepool. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Delaware Water Gap, take a peaceful walk through Worthington State Forest, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lakota Wolf Preserve, and finally find something for the whole family at Land of Make Believe & Pirate's Cove.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Columbia route builder app.

You can drive from New York City to Columbia in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Columbia when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 18°C. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lancaster.
Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Lancaster — 2 nights

Red Rose City

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, get in on the family fun at Dutch Wonderland, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the next day, steep yourself in history at The Amish Farm and House, then experience rural life at Old Windmill Farm, then look for gifts at Kitchen Kettle Village, and finally admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lancaster journey planner.

You can drive from Columbia to Lancaster in 2.5 hours. August in Lancaster sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Washington DC.
Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Washington DC — 1 night

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 22nd (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, then pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum and then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Washington DC day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Lancaster to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lancaster in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Washington DC, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

New Jersey travel guide

The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.