15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly + train:  15​h
1
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Portland
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Milan

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then trek along Niagara Gorge Trail.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip site .

Milan, Italy to Niagara Falls is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Milan to Niagara Falls. In September, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Goat Island ©
Goat Island

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: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In September, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Historic Sites
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 3rd (Thu), stroll through Wissahickon Valley Park and then ponder the design of Longwood Gardens. On your second day here, have fun at Bury The Hatchet Bensalem, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, then wander the streets of Society Hill, and finally get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Philadelphia.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia road trip planning site .

Take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bury The Hatchet Bensalem - Axe Throwing, Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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.
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, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online itinerary maker .

Take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at First Lutheran Church, then identify plant and animal life at Vischer Ferry Nature & Historic Preserve, then explore the galleries of USS Slater DE-766, and finally ponder the world of politics at New York State Capitol.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Albany trip app .

Getting from New York City to Albany by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Albany reach 20°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Albany

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Vischer Ferry Nature & Historic Preserve
Highlights from your plan
USS Slater DE-766 ©
USS Slater DE-766
New York State Capitol ©
New York State Capitol

1
night
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewery, see the interesting displays at Portland Head Light, and then head outdoors with Portland Pirates.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planner .

Traveling by car from Albany to Portland takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light

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