14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Norwalk
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mystic
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Hartford
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Black Mountain
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary maker tool .

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Norwalk.

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

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Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): have fun and explore at Stepping Stones Museum for Children, don't miss a visit to Sheffield Island Lighthouse, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at The Maritime Aquarium. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery, and then deepen your understanding at Yale University.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Norwalk journey builder .

Drive from New York City to Norwalk in 1.5 hours. August in Norwalk sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mystic.

Things to do in Norwalk

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

New Haven
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Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Sheffield Island Lighthouse ©
Sheffield Island Lighthouse

2
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Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mystic Aquarium, then examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Olde Mistick Village. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Mystic River Historical Society, take in the views from Mystic River Bascule Bridge, then take a tour of Charles W. Morgan, and finally look for gifts at The Spice & Tea Exchange.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mystic tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Norwalk to Mystic in 1.5 hours. August in Mystic sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Mystic

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Charles W. Morgan ©
Charles W. Morgan
Mystic River Bascule Bridge ©
Mystic River Bascule Bridge

2
nights
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hartford: The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home (in Lenox), The Berkshire Carousel (in Pittsfield) and Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Connecticut State Capitol, make a trip to Connecticut Fallen Firefighters Memorial, get in on the family fun at Six Flags New England, and take an in-depth tour of The Mark Twain House & Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hartford online route planner .

You can drive from Mystic to Hartford in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Black Mountain.

Things to do in Hartford

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home, The Berkshire Carousel, Six Flags New England, Connecticut Fallen Firefighters Memorial, Norman Rockwell Museum
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The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home ©
The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home
Norman Rockwell Museum ©
Norman Rockwell Museum

3
nights
Black Mountain

Black Mountain is a town in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): experience rural life at Hop'n Blueberry Farm and then delve into the lush surroundings at Pisgah National Forest. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Lake Lure Flowering Bridge and then admire all the interesting features of Blue Ridge Pkwy.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Black Mountain trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hartford to Black Mountain. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Black Mountain

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lake Lure, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Pisgah National Forest
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Zipline
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
Pisgah National Forest ©
Pisgah National Forest

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