12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Ithaca
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Detroit
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
4
Incline Village
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 15 min
5
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Madrid

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington Memorial Chapel, explore the striking landscape of Valley Forge National Historical Park, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at The Struble Trail.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip planner.

Madrid, Spain to Philadelphia is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Madrid to Philadelphia, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. April in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Ithaca.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Valley Forge, Fonthill Castle, Tyler State Park, The Struble Trail
Highlights from your plan
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Washington Memorial Chapel ©
Washington Memorial Chapel
Fonthill Castle ©
Fonthill Castle

1
night
Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): experience rural life at Lively Run Dairy, then immerse yourself in nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Buttermilk Falls State Park, and finally trek along Cascadilla Gorge Trail.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ithaca trip maker.

You can fly from Philadelphia to Ithaca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in April, with highs in Ithaca at 14°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Ithaca

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Taughannock Falls State Park, Lively Run Dairy
Highlights from your plan
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park
Buttermilk Falls State Park ©
Buttermilk Falls State Park
Lively Run Dairy ©
Lively Run Dairy

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.
On the 18th (Sat), see the interesting displays at The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, take in nature's colorful creations at Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, then examine the collection at Detroit Historical Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Franklin Cider Mill. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Yates Cider Mill, then contemplate the waterfront views at Stony Creek Metropark, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Great Blue Heron Rookery.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Detroit trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Ithaca to Detroit takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Incline Village.

Things to do in Detroit

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Shelby Township, Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Franklin Cider Mill, Yates Cider Mill
Highlights from your plan
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant ©
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
Yates Cider Mill ©
Yates Cider Mill
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House ©
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House

1
night
Incline Village

Incline Village ©
Incline Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. On the 20th (Mon), stroll through Tahoe Meadows Trail, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Diamond Peak Ski Resort, and then kick back and relax at Sand Harbor.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Incline Village road trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Detroit to Incline Village. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Detroit to Incline Village due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Detroit in April: highs in Incline Village hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Incline Village

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Peak Ski Resort ©
Diamond Peak Ski Resort

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore and take pictures at Oregon Coast Hwy, then stroll through Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then explore the striking landscape at Thor's Well, and finally trek along Hobbit Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Florence sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Incline Village to Florence takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Incline Village in April: highs in Florence hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Yachats, Oregon Coast Hwy
Highlights from your plan
Thor's Well ©
Thor's Well

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Nye Beach, stroll through Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Newport route tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Newport takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Newport, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Nye Beach ©
Nye Beach
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park and then explore the striking landscape of Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge and then explore the striking landscape of The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Astoria trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Newport to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Astoria are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Fort Stevens State Park ©
Fort Stevens State Park

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