Newbie to the forum here. First of all I'd like to say that what an amazing job you all do helping silly old folk like me.
I've been reading through several forums and when people say they want to drive from Boston to DC you all cry out "Get Amtrak!" I don't want to get the train, I want to drive :-)
Right so, this is what I'm thinking. I was after a little advice on length of time to stay in places.
Fly into Boston from LHR. 2/9/2016
Have 4 nights in Boston (no car)
Hire car on 6/9/2016 and just drive, not taking any freeways. Maybe drive north to Maine and see Stephen King, go to RI and see Pete Griffin and go to Atlantic City to see Steve Buscemi. I want to go to as many states I can and try and drive as close to the coast as possible. I was thinking of two or three nights in motels a long the way. I know it's not the longest drive in the world between the two cities but I could go anywhere really, maybe even Niagara Falls.
Eventually I'd end up in DC, say two or three nights here?? Is there enough to see in DC for that length of time (obviously I'll drop the car off)
Then I'd get the Megabus to NYC and spent the last 4-5 nights in NYC.
Fly back to UK 16/9/2016.
I will spend most of my time in the cities looking at cultural/architectural things, galleries, museums and general touristy stuff. When out of the city I like little towns, not necessary hick towns but nice small east coast towns. Also visit historical places and anywhere where I can take a good photo.
I think what I have planned is doable in the time scale, I have done a west coast road trip before and fitted loads more in driving 3000 miles in the process.
Places on my drive I want to visit, you can tell me if it's worth it:
Thanks for your help in advance. Remember, no Amtrack! Haha.