17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Budapest
Fly + bus:  14​h 45​min
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Budapest

4
days
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.
Popular historic sites such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and St. Paul's Chapel are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: stroll through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City custom trip planner.

Budapest, Hungary to New York City is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Budapest in September, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 30°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
days
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.
Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and steep yourself in history at President Lincoln's Cottage.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC travel planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Arlington
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Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

1
day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 25th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in September; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 26°C and lows reach 13°C. On the 26th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex
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Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

3
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with The Strip, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try to win big at The Venetian, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas vacation trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Las Vegas in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in September: highs in Las Vegas hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

3
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, browse the exhibits of La Brea Tar Pits & Museum, contemplate the long history of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, and admire the striking features of Watts Towers.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 35°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
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Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
Ocean Avenue ©
Ocean Avenue

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