12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  30​h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Boston
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  31​h
End: Perth

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Comedy Cellar as well as The Lion King. Let the collections at 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Times Square and Hamilton Grange National Memorial. Change things up with a short trip to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Oceanville (about 1h 55 min away). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hudson River Greenway, and admire the natural beauty at Hallett Nature Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online sightseeing planner .

Perth, Australia to New York City is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Perth to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in October, expect nights in New York City to be somewhat warmer, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

1
night
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): shop like a local with Newbury Street, wander the streets of North End, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Boston trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Boston hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Shopping
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North End ©
North End
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Tue), see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Boston to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Boston in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower. On the next day, admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then get some fabulous bargains at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, then take an in-depth tour of Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, and finally admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls online tour itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in October; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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