East Coast Adventure

11 day self-drive holiday exploring New England and the Capital Region

Includes flights from UK, car hire and accommodation
Fly into Boston and out of Washington DC
You’ll drive approximately 530 miles in total
 Includes NYC, an Amish village and Gettysburg
Extra days can easily be bolted on or we can shorten the trip if preferred
Your full road trip pack and itinerary will be sent to you
Your entire package is ATOL protected

You will begin your trip at Boston, famous for the Boston Tea Party and of course Harvard is in nearby Cambridge. You’ll then head down to New York City for three nights to enjoy all of the attractions of this busy city. Head down to Philadelphia to visit Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence was signed and then onto Lancaster where you’ll visit an Amish Village. Finally you’ll head to Washington DC via Gettysburg where the famous Gettysburg Address was delivered. In DC you will be able to see the White House and a huge number of atttractions including the wonderful Smithsonian museums. 

All our road trips can be shortened or extra nights added or modified with upgraded hotels, car etc. We love building tailor made trips!


Your Itinerary

Days 1 - 2:
Start in Boston

Boston is a great city to spend a few days. Explore the delights of  Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market and take a trip to nearby Harvard. The Boston Tea Party Museum has a wonderful interactive historical experience

Fly into Boston
 3* Boston, MA
 2 Nights
Days 3-5:
The Big Apple

Head south to New York for the next 3 nights. We’ll book you into a hotel in Queens where you can more easily park and is only a couple of stops on the subway from Grand Central. Take a trip up the Empire State Building, eat lunch in Central Park and shop down 5th Avenue.

Approx 215 miles
 4* New York, NY
 3 Nights
Day 5:

Head to Philadelphia and visit Independence Hall, a World Heritage Site  where both the consitution was signed and, on the 4th July 1776, the delaration of Independence was signed. Philadelphia contains an incredible 67 National Historic Landmarks.

 Approx 95 miles
 4* Philadelphia, PA
Day 6:
Amish Village

Take a stroll around the outlet shopping centre in Foxwoods before  the final leg of your trip into New York. Drop the car at the airport and take a taxi or train into Manhattan. If you’d prefer to keep hold of the car, we can book you a great hotel in Queens, just a couple of stops on the subway from Grand Central 

 Approx 65 miles
 3* Lancaster, PA
Days 8-9:
Gettysburg & DC

You’ll head to Gettysburg to see where the Gettysburg Address was delivered by Lincoln in 1863 before heading to Washington DC where you’ll spend the final 2 nights enjoying the many museums and historical buildings and sites.

Approx 150 miles
 4* Washington, DC
 2 Nights
Day 10:
Final morning in the USA

Enjoy your final day in the USA. We love spending time in some of the Smithsonian museums and wandering around the capital. 

 Fly out of Washington
Day 11:
Arrive back in UK

You’ll arrive back in the UK today. Thank you for booking your road trip with RouteTrip USA.

Arrive back in UK
Fancy an upgrade?
car upgrade

Our standard prices include a small family car, but you can hire a convertible or SUV. Take a look at your car choice here.

We are completely independent and have a wide choice of hotels. We can upgrade some or all of your hotels. Just ask us!

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