28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 1 night
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Boston
— 2 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
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Indianapolis
— 2 nights
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Cleveland
— 4 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
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New York City
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New York City

New York City ©

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.
On the 1st (Wed), walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, then see the interesting displays at Tenement Museum, and finally visit Dumbo. Here are some ideas for day two: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, then take a stroll through West Village, and finally wander the streets of SoHo.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary website.

Boston to New York City is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Boston in September, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

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Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
Dumbo ©
Dumbo
Tenement Museum ©
Tenement Museum

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Boston

Boston ©

Beantown

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), contemplate the long history of Hancock-Clarke House, browse the exhibits of Buckman Tavern, get engrossed in the history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, then take in the views from Minuteman National Park - Old North Bridge, and finally stroll the grounds of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Old State House, contemplate the long history of Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill, then learn about all things military at USS Cassin Young, then get to know the fascinating history of HarborWalk, and finally step off the mainland to explore Castle Island.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Boston road trip planning app.

Getting from New York City to Boston by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get little chillier in Boston: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Old State House ©
Old State House
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Hancock-Clarke House ©
Hancock-Clarke House

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Popular historic sites such as Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica and Richardson Olmsted Campus are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Maid of the Mist and Goat Island. Change things up with a short trip to Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve in Blasdell (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, trek along Niagara Wine Trail USA, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Of The National Shrine Of Our Lady Of Fatima, and admire the majestic nature at Devil's Hole State Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls journey maker site.

Getting from Boston to Niagara Falls by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist

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Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum and Indiana Medical History Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Monon Trail and Holliday Park. When in Indianapolis, make a side trip to see Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co. in Westfield, approximately Westfield away. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Oldfields-Lilly House and Gardens, contemplate the long history of Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, look for gifts at Rocket Fizz, and learn about all things military at Indiana War Memorial.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Indianapolis trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Niagara Falls to Indianapolis takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums · Parks · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co. ©
Urban Vines Winery & Brewery Co.
Indiana Medical History Museum ©
Indiana Medical History Museum

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Hale Farm and Village and Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Debonne Vineyards. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cleveland: The Holden Arboretum (in Kirtland), James A. Garfield National Historic Site (in Mentor) and F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm (in Akron). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, stroll the grounds of Lake View Cemetery, examine the collection at International Women's Air & Space Museum, and add some adventure to your tour with Burning River Adventures.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cleveland trip maker app.

Drive from Indianapolis to Cleveland in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Indianapolis in September, plan for slightly colder days in Cleveland, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Hale Farm and Village ©
Hale Farm and Village

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): whizz through the canopy at Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Anthony Chapel, and then examine the collection at Randyland. On your second day here, explore the different monuments and memorials at Allegheny Cemetery, then examine the collection at The Nationality Rooms, then get engrossed in the history at Rivers of Steel, and finally see the interesting displays at Bayernhof Museum.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh road trip planner.

You can drive from Cleveland to Pittsburgh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cleveland in September, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Pittsburgh. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:
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Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park ©
Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park
Bayernhof Museum ©
Bayernhof Museum
The Nationality Rooms ©
The Nationality Rooms

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery of Art and National Portrait Gallery. National Museum of African American History and Culture and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, take a stroll through Old Town, see the interesting displays at National Postal Museum, and stop by Capitol Hill.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner.

Fly from Pittsburgh to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Pittsburgh in September; daily highs in Washington DC reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get a sense of the local culture at Eastern State Penitentiary and Philadelphia Museum of Art. Let the collections at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens and Battleship New Jersey capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Washington Memorial Chapel (in Valley Forge) and The Struble Trail (in Downingtown). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of American Jewish History, get to know the fascinating history of Independence Mall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Masonic Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, then see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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