10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Saint Joseph
Drive:  9​h
1
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
5
Columbus
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Saint Joseph

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip planner .

Saint Joseph to Niagara Falls is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara Jet Adventures
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Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures

2
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.
You've added Chinatown, The High Line, Times Square, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, then explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial, then take a stroll through Chinatown, and finally take in the pleasant sights at The High Line. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): go for a walk through Central Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, then take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 72°F in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 72°F. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

2
nights
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 8th (Wed): get lost in a book at Library of Congress, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner .

Getting from Philadelphia to Washington DC by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Columbus.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

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Getting from Washington DC to Columbus by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in Columbus at 83°F and lows at 66°F. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Columbus

Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
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Columbus Zoo and Aquarium ©
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

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