31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 7 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Philadelphia
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cleveland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Detroit
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Chicago
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Milwaukee
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Decorah
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Oslo

7
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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

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Oslo, Norway to New York City is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Oslo to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Oslo in June; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Philadelphia.

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

5
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Grounds For Sculpture (in Hamilton). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wissahickon Valley Park, meet the residents at Philadelphia Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and make a trip to Franklin Square.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia journey site .

You can take a bus from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Philadelphia

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grounds For Sculpture, Longwood Gardens, Chanticleer
Highlights from your plan
Chanticleer ©
Chanticleer
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park

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 5th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of PNC Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Schenley Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Heinz Field, see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Anthony Chapel.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Pittsburgh day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, expect Pittsburgh to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cleveland.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

2
nights
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, stroll through Cleveland Metroparks, and then admire all the interesting features of Progressive Field. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at USS Cod Submarine Memorial and then stroll through Rocky River Reservation.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Cleveland travel planner .

Drive from Pittsburgh to Cleveland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Detroit.

Things to do in Cleveland

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland Metroparks ©
Cleveland Metroparks
Rocky River Reservation ©
Rocky River Reservation

2
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at The Henry Ford, don't miss a visit to Fisher Building, then explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Comerica Park and then stop by Polish Art Center.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Detroit trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Detroit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Detroit

#Museums, #Shopping

Side Trips

Polish Art Center, The Henry Ford
Highlights from your plan
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Comerica Park ©
Comerica Park
Detroit RiverFront ©
Detroit RiverFront

5
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, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner .

Traveling by car from Detroit to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Detroit to Chicago. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Chicago

#Museums, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

3
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Bookworm Gardens and then explore and take pictures at Road America. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear and then tee off at Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Milwaukee trip planner .

You can take a train from Chicago to Milwaukee in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Decorah.

Things to do in Milwaukee

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Golf

Side Trips

Whistling Straits Golf Course - Straits and Irish, Bookworm Gardens, Road America
Highlights from your plan
Bookworm Gardens ©
Bookworm Gardens
Road America ©
Road America
Bradford Beach ©
Bradford Beach

2
nights
Decorah

Decorah ©
Decorah is a city in and the county seat of Winneshiek County, Iowa, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for gifts at Agora, then see the interesting displays at Vesterheim, then experience rural life at Seed Savers Exchange Heritage Farm, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Toppling Goliath Brewing Company.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Decorah online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Milwaukee to Decorah by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. July in Decorah sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Decorah

#Breweries, #Outdoors, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company ©
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Seed Savers Exchange Heritage Farm ©
Agora ©
Agora

1
night
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Extreme Sandbox and then get a sense of history and politics at Minneapolis City Hall. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake Harriet, then explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and then enjoy some diversion at Target Field.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Minneapolis online day trip planner .

Drive from Decorah to Minneapolis in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

#Fun & Games, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Extreme Sandbox
Highlights from your plan
Extreme Sandbox ©
Extreme Sandbox
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Target Field ©
Target Field

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