14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
West Lafayette
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Rochester
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Syracuse
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Cooperstown
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: San Diego

2
nights
West Lafayette

West Lafayette ©
West Lafayette is a city in Wabash Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States, about 65mi northwest of the state capital of Indianapolis and 103mi southeast of Chicago. Purdue University has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): deepen your understanding at Purdue University.

Plan trip to West Lafayette with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

San Diego to West Lafayette is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from San Diego to West Lafayette, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, West Lafayette is cooler than San Diego - with highs of 50°F and lows of 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Niagara Falls.
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Purdue University ©
Purdue University

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from West Lafayette to Niagara Falls. In November, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. On the 21st (Thu), you'll travel to Rochester.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Outdoors Tours

1
night
Rochester

Rochester
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rochester travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Rochester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rochester can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. On the 25th (Mon), you're off toCooperstown.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Outdoors Wineries

2
nights
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. On the 24th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rosamond Gifford Zoo and then stroll through Greek Peak Mountain Resort. On your second day here, explore the activities along Skaneateles Lake and then get a taste of the local shopping with Destiny USA.

Before you visit Syracuse, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from Rochester to Syracuse takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Syracuse can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cooperstown.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Skaneateles Lake, Greek Peak Mountain Resort
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Greek Peak Mountain Resort ©
Greek Peak Mountain Resort
Skaneateles Lake ©
Skaneateles Lake
Rosamond Gifford Zoo ©
Rosamond Gifford Zoo

1
night
Cooperstown

Cooperstown ©
Best known as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown embraces Americana.
On the 26th (Tue), look for gifts at Riverwood Gifts and then see the interesting displays at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cooperstown trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Cooperstown takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Cooperstown can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Cooperstown

Museums Shopping
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Broadway as well as Rockefeller Center. On the 24th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Broadway, then admire all the interesting features of Central Park, then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then wander the streets of Times Square.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City driving holiday planner .

Getting from Cooperstown to New York City by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cooperstown in November, with highs in New York City at 57°F and lows at 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Hershey.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, and then don't miss a visit to Liberty Bell Center. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia tour planning website .

Traveling by car from Hershey to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. In December, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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