9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Copenhagen
Fly:  10​h 45​min
New York City
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Harrisburg
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Morgantown
— Few hours
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Copenhagen

2
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.
On the 1st (Fri), appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then make a trip to Fifth Avenue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, then make a trip to Times Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City vacation planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to New York City is minus 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Copenhagen in September, with highs in New York City at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

1
day
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 3rd (Sun), hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then make a trip to Liberty Bell Center, then get to know the fascinating history of Independence Mall, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip planner.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary
Eastern State Penitentiary
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and finally shop like a local with Torpedo Factory Art Center. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC vacation trip planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Harrisburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Alexandria, Arlington National Cemetery
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Torpedo Factory Art Center
Torpedo Factory Art Center
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

1
day
Harrisburg

Harrisburg
Harrisburg is the capital city of the U.S. On the 6th (Wed), stop by The Midtown Scholar Bookstore, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Parish of Saint Patrick, examine the collection at The Hershey Story Museum, then do a tasting at Cullari Vineyards & Winerys, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Civil War Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Harrisburg online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Washington DC to Harrisburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, bus, and flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in September; daily highs in Harrisburg reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hershey
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National Civil War Museum
National Civil War Museum
The Hershey Story Museum ©
The Hershey Story Museum
Cullari Vineyards & Winerys ©
Cullari Vineyards & Winerys

1
day
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.
On the 7th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington and then take a stroll through The Strip District.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh vacation planner.

Fly from Harrisburg to Pittsburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Morgantown.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Neighborhoods Parks Nature

1
day
Morgantown

Morgantown ©
Morgantown is a city in and the county seat of Monongalia County, West Virginia. On the 8th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Friendship Hill National Historic Site.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Morgantown itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Morgantown takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Morgantown are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Morgantown

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Friendship Hill National Historic Site
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