13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  27​h
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Hershey
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
Sydney

2
days
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then make a trip to Cloud Gate. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, then take in the waterfront at Navy Pier, and then explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chicago itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Chicago is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 16 hours. In December, Chicago is cooler than Sydney - with highs of 4°C and lows of -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Chicago

Sightseeing Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wrigley Field
Navy Pier

2
days
Pittsburgh

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Andy Warhol Museum as well as Fallingwater. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Fallingwater and then admire all the interesting features of PNC Park. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Washington and then admire the masterpieces at The Andy Warhol Museum.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh vacation planner.

Sydney, Australia to Pittsburgh is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. In December, Pittsburgh is much colder than Sydney - with highs of 4°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Sightseeing Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Fallingwater
Highlights from your plan
Fallingwater
PNC Park
The Andy Warhol Museum

2
days
Niagara Falls

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the activities along Niagara Falls, Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then stroll the grounds of Forest Lawn. On your second day here, admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Buffalo Zoo and then get in on the family fun at Darien Lake Amusement Park.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Niagara Falls itinerary builder.

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hershey.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Buffalo, Darien Lake Amusement Park
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds
The Buffalo Zoo

2
days
Hershey

Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Hershey's Chocolate World has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): examine the collection at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, then go for a walk through Kitchen Kettle Village, and then get behind the scenes at Hershey's Chocolate World. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Hersheypark.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Hershey trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Hershey in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in December: highs in Hershey hover around 6°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Kitchen Kettle Village
Highlights from your plan
Hersheypark
Hershey's Chocolate World
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania

2
days
New York City

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 9th (Sat), make a trip to 9/11 Memorial and then make a trip to Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City travel planner.

Traveling by car from Hershey to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, New York City is somewhat warmer than Hershey - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Sightseeing Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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