15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly + bus:  14​h 15​min
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
Columbus
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
Indianapolis
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
Chicago
— 3 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
Des Moines
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h
End: Ljubljana

3
nights
New York City

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, stroll through The High Line, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read New York City visit planner .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Ljubljana to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, New York City is a bit warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
nights
Pittsburgh

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore and take pictures at PNC Park, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh trip builder app .

Getting from New York City to Pittsburgh by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in November; daily highs in Pittsburgh reach 12°C and lows reach 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Columbus.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

2
nights
Columbus

Columbus ©
More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rockhouse (in Logan), National Museum of the U.S. Air Force (in Dayton) and Zipline (in Rockbridge). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of Ohio Statehouse, admire the natural beauty at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and wander the streets of Easton Town Center.

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Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Columbus takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. November in Columbus sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Columbus

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trips

Rockhouse, Zipline, Hocking Hills State Park, National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force ©
Zipline
Hocking Hills State Park ©
Hocking Hills State Park

1
night
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, then take in nature's colorful creations at Indianapolis Museum of Art, then enjoy some diversion at Lucas Oil Stadium, and finally savor the flavors at Rocket Fizz. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, then meet the residents at Indianapolis Zoo, and then pause for some photo ops at Monument Circle.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Indianapolis trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Columbus to Indianapolis in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. November in Indianapolis sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Chicago.

Things to do in Indianapolis

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Indianapolis Museum of Art ©
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Lucas Oil Stadium ©
Lucas Oil Stadium
Rocket Fizz ©
Rocket Fizz

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of Tribune Tower, and enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Indianapolis to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Des Moines.

Things to do in Chicago

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

1
night
Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): stroll through Pappajohn Sculpture Park, then learn about winemaking at Summerset Winery, then admire all the interesting features of Iowa State Fairgrounds, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Capitol Building.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Des Moines trip builder app .

You can fly from Chicago to Des Moines in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Des Moines

#Parks, #Wineries

Side Trip

Summerset Winery
Highlights from your plan
Pappajohn Sculpture Park ©
Pappajohn Sculpture Park
Iowa State Fairgrounds ©
Iowa State Fairgrounds
Summerset Winery ©
Summerset Winery

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