15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  11​h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Copenhagen

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.
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, walk around The High Line, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

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Copenhagen, Denmark to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Copenhagen to New York City. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Copenhagen in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Venture out of the city with trips to Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). There's still lots to do: stroll around Wissahickon Valley Park, take a stroll around Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia, and explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia vacation planning app .

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Harrah's Philadelphia
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC attractions site .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in October, with highs in Niagara Falls at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

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