14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chiang Mai
Fly + train:  28​h
1
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Luray
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Hershey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
6
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Chiang Mai

1
day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then take in the pleasant sights at Goat Island, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, and finally make a trip to Third Street Art Alley.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip itinerary builder app .

Chiang Mai, Thailand to Niagara Falls is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 12 hours. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, things will get cooler in Niagara Falls: highs are around 0°C and lows about -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Goat Island ©
Goat Island
St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Niagara Falls in January, with highs in Washington DC at 7°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Luray.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tomb of the Unknowns
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Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Luray

Luray ©
Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): cruise along Skyline Drive, examine the collection at Luray Valley Museum, and then take in breathtaking views at Luray Caverns.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Luray tour builder site .

You can drive from Washington DC to Luray in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Washington DC in January, Luray is little chillier at night with lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Luray

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Skyline Drive
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Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Luray Valley Museum ©
Luray Valley Museum
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

1
night
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
On the 1st (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Capitol Complex, enjoy some diversion at FNB Field, then do a tasting at Cullari Vineyards and Winery, and finally find something for the whole family at Mount Hope Estate & Winery, home of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hershey travel planner .

Traveling by car from Luray to Hershey takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Luray, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Hershey, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Hershey

Wineries Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Harrisburg, Mount Hope Estate & Winery, home of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
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2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then steep yourself in history at Powel House, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Pennsylvania Hospital, then admire the masterpieces at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and finally appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

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Drive from Hershey to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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.
Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary site .

Traveling by bus from Philadelphia to New York City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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