15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
train:  1​h 45​min
1
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Annapolis
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h
3
Pineville
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Mount Juliet
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Springfield
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Lansing
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Buffalo
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
When in Philadelphia, make a side trip to see Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, approximately 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, and trek along Schuylkill River Trail.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planning app .

New York City to Philadelphia is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Annapolis.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Casinos

Side Trips

Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens
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Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

1
night
Annapolis

Annapolis ©
Capital of the United States for one year from 1783 to 1784, Annapolis has played a vital role in U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Diehl's Produce Market, then wander the streets of Annapolis Historic District, and then learn about all things military at U.S. Naval Academy.

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Getting from Philadelphia to Annapolis by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Annapolis can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pineville.

Things to do in Annapolis

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Diehl's Produce Market
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U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy
Diehl's Produce Market ©
Diehl's Produce Market

1
night
Pineville

Pineville ©
Pineville is a suburban town in the southernmost portion of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina situated in the Waxhaws district between Charlotte, North Carolina and Fort Mill, South Carolina.HistoryPineville was changed forever when the initial segment of Interstate 485 opened to traffic. On the 1st (Fri), contemplate the long history of President James K. Polk State Historic Site, get your game on at Mr Putty's Fun Park, and then get your game on at Sky High Sports.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Pineville tour planner .

Explore your travel options from Annapolis to Pineville with the Route module. Traveling from Annapolis in October, expect nights in Pineville to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Juliet.

Things to do in Pineville

Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mr Putty's Fun Park
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Mr Putty's Fun Park ©
Mr Putty's Fun Park

1
night
Mount Juliet

Mount Juliet
Mt. To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mount Juliet trip planner.

Drive from Pineville to Mount Juliet in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November in Mount Juliet, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 40°F at night. You'll set off for Springfield on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Mount Juliet

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
On the 3rd (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Lincoln Home National Historic Site, take an in-depth tour of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Union Station - Lincoln from History to Hollywood, and finally stroll the grounds of Camp Butler National Cemetery. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Lincoln Memorial Garden, steep yourself in history at Dana-Thomas House, then make a trip to Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials, and finally let little ones run wild at Washington Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Springfield online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Mount Juliet to Springfield takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In November, Springfield is a bit cooler than Mount Juliet - with highs of 54°F and lows of 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House

3
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Saint Louis is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, parks, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis, get your game on at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Saint Louis Zoo.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Saint Louis travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Springfield to Saint Louis takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lansing.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

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nights
Lansing

Lansing ©
Lansing is the capital of the US state of Michigan. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): make a trip to Lansing's First Capital Building, admire the masterpieces at Flint Institute of Arts, and then don't miss a visit to Saper Galleries and Custom Framing. Keep things going the next day: deepen your understanding at Michigan State University, test your problem-solving skills at EpIQ Escapes, and then make a trip to 9-11-2001 Remembrance Memorial.

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Getting from Saint Louis to Lansing by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Saint Louis in November: highs in Lansing hover around 48°F, while lows dip to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Buffalo.

Things to do in Lansing

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

East Lansing, EpIQ Escapes, Flint Institute of Arts
Highlights from your plan
Flint Institute of Arts ©
Flint Institute of Arts
Michigan State University ©
Michigan State University
Saper Galleries and Custom Framing ©

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nights
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Goat Island, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, and then don't miss a visit to Third Street Art Alley.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Buffalo route planning site .

Traveling by car from Lansing to Buffalo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Buffalo can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

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