15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ontonagon
Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Grand Rapids
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Springfield
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Buffalo
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h 15​min
End: Ontonagon

2
nights
Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids
The second largest city in Michigan and a hub of furniture manufacturing, Grand Rapids bears the nickname "Furniture City." However, the destination's original name came from the rapids of the Grand River that once ran through the downtown area.
To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Rapids vacation app .

Ontonagon to Grand Rapids is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ontonagon in July; daily highs in Grand Rapids reach 82°F and lows reach 61°F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Mon) before leaving for Washington DC.

Things to do in Grand Rapids

Outdoors Parks Tours

4
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.
Family-friendly places like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: meet the residents at National Zoological Park, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC itinerary planning app .

Getting from Grand Rapids to Washington DC by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Rapids in July: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 89°F and lows are around 73°F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Philadelphia is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get curious at The Franklin Institute, don't miss a visit to Liberty Bell Center, and ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

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.
Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in New York City sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 72°F at night. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Springfield.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is a city in western New England, and the seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Basketball Hall of Fame. On the 31st (Wed), examine the collection at Basketball Hall of Fame. Keep things going the next day: learn about all things military at Springfield Armory National Historic Site, appreciate the history behind Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, and then find something for the whole family at Six Flags New England.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Springfield trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from New York City to Springfield takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Springfield when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Springfield

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Six Flags New England
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags New England ©
Six Flags New England
Basketball Hall of Fame ©
Basketball Hall of Fame

1
night
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.
For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Buffalo holiday builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Grand Rapids to Buffalo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Springfield.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Outdoors Tours

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