21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Toronto, Train to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 1 day
Fly
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Chicago
— 1 night
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Jose
— 1 night
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly
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Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Fly
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Orlando
— 1 day
Drive
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Bahama
— 1 night
Drive
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Washington DC
— 1 night
Train
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Train
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Niagara Falls — 1 day

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): Head underground at Cave of the Winds and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls itinerary website.

Mumbai, India to Niagara Falls is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Niagara Falls. Traveling from Mumbai in September, you will find days in Niagara Falls are a bit cooler (75°F), and nights are cooler (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to fly to Chicago.
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Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

Chicago — 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 10th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, don't miss a visit to Cloud Gate, then make a trip to Millennium Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chicago trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Chicago in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Niagara Falls in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Chicago, with lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

Yellowstone National Park — 1 night

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 11th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

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Traveling by flight from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in September, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (60°F), and nights are cooler (33°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:

Grand Canyon National Park — 1 day

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 75°F and 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.
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Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 13:

Las Vegas — 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are much warmer (71°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.
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Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:

San Francisco — 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, walk around Golden Gate Park, then go for a walk through Lombard Street, and finally browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 76°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Jose.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:

San Jose — 1 night

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): engage your brain at The Tech Interactive, catch a live event at SAP Center, and then contemplate the long history of Winchester Mystery House.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Jose trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to San Jose by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a subway. September in San Jose sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.
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Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

Los Angeles — 2 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Los Angeles planner.

You can fly from San Jose to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Jose in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Miami Beach.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:

Miami Beach — 2 nights

The World's Playground

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and then admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami Beach vacation site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Miami Beach takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Los Angeles in September since evenings lows in Miami Beach dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can fly to Orlando.
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Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

Orlando — 1 day

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
On the 21st (Wed), make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Miami Beach to Orlando in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in September, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bahama.
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Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:
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Bahama — 1 night

Bahama is an unincorporated community in northern Durham County, North Carolina.HistoryBahama was originally settled around 1750 as the community of Balltown until the name was changed to reflect three leading families of the community: ll, rris, and ngum. On the 22nd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Stagville Plantation and then get a taste of the local shopping with Cedar Creek Gallery & Pottery.

For where to stay and tourist information, read Bahama online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Orlando to Bahama takes 9.5 hours. In September, Bahama is slightly colder than Orlando - with highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Washington DC.
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Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find maps and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner.

You can drive from Bahama to Washington DC in 4 hours. Traveling from Bahama in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Washington DC, with lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.
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Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:

Philadelphia — 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
On the 24th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then contemplate the long history of Elfreth's Alley, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Washington DC to Philadelphia by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. September in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can take a train to New York City.
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Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:

New York City — 2 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.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, make a trip to Empire State Building, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City attractions planning site.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in New York City are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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Illinois travel guide

4.3
Observation Decks · Parks · Art Museums
The Prairie State
The most populous state in the country's Midwest region, Illinois features a diverse landscape that includes both the enormous urban sprawl of Chicago and flat central plains, devoted almost entirely to farmland. With a great selection of things to do, Chicago is the state's centerpiece, featuring world-famous architecture and renowned museums. Farther away from this giant urban center, you can explore historical landmarks dedicated to local heroes Abraham Lincoln and Ernest Hemingway. The state also includes a prehistoric Native American site, one of only 20 World Heritage Sites in the United States, a unique feature well-worth adding to your itinerary.
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