14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Valley Forge
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Chincoteague Island
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

4
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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial will appeal to museum buffs. Ellis Island and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Point Lookout Beach (in Point Lookout), Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach (in Stony Brook) and Lido Beach (in Lido Beach). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Times Square, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, meet the residents at Bronx Zoo, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planning website .

Helsinki, Finland to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Helsinki to New York City, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Helsinki in June, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Valley Forge.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Point Lookout Beach, Bronx Zoo, Lido Beach, Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

1
night
Valley Forge

Valley Forge ©
The Village of Valley Forge is an unincorporated settlement located on the west side of Valley Forge National Historical Park at the confluence of Valley Creek and the Schuylkill River in Pennsylvania, United States. On the 8th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Washington Memorial Chapel, trek along Perkiomen Trail, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Valley Forge trip itinerary planner .

Getting from New York City to Valley Forge by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Valley Forge, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Valley Forge

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Perkiomen Trail
Highlights from your plan
Washington Memorial Chapel ©
Washington Memorial Chapel

2
nights
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, then explore the striking landscape at Devils Den, and finally trot along with Confederate Trails of Gettysburg. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, admire all the interesting features of Gettysburg National Military Park, and then hike along Cumberland Valley Rail Trail.

To find out how to plan a trip to Gettysburg, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Valley Forge to Gettysburg in 2 hours. In June in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cumberland Valley Rail Trail
Highlights from your plan
Devils Den ©
Devils Den
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

2
nights
Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague Island ©
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
On the 11th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chincoteague Island itinerary app .

Getting from Gettysburg to Chincoteague Island by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, flight, and taxi. June in Chincoteague Island sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get outdoors at Lincoln Park Zoo and Rosewood Beach. Millennium Park and Fourth Presbyterian Church will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Whihala Beach (in Whiting) and Weko Park (in Bridgman). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, kick back and relax at Kathy Osterman Beach, and enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Chicago online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Chincoteague Island to Chicago by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chincoteague Island to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Whihala Beach, Rosewood Beach, Weko Park
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Whihala Beach ©
Whihala Beach

Similar Plans

15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, teens, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in New York City, Boston & Chicago BY A USER FROM CHILE May, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Boston, Virginia & District of Columbia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, relaxing, romantic, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in New York City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, teens, culture, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in New York City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in New York City BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, teens, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in New York City BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, teens, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 18 days in Virginia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans