13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kochi (Cochin)
Fly:  21​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4​h 30​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  24​h
End: Kochi (Cochin)

3
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary maker app .

Kochi (Cochin), India to New York City is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Kochi (Cochin) in May, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 11th (Mon), try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Rocky Statue, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then examine the collection at Betsy Ross House, and finally hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Childrens Museums Casinos

Side Trip

Harrah's Philadelphia
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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.
On the 13th (Wed), explore the activities along Tidal Basin. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

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Getting from Philadelphia to Washington DC by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Washington DC sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, then make a trip to Third Street Art Alley, and finally admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Niagara, then enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and then try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in May, things will get a bit cooler in Niagara Falls: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Casinos

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
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

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