15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + train:  21​h 15​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Smithtown
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica, make a trip to Canalside, then browse the exhibits of Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls day trip site .

Mumbai, India to Niagara Falls is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Mumbai to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mumbai in August, with highs in Niagara Falls at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Buffalo, Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and George Washington's Mount Vernon. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, admire all the interesting features of National Mall, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Washington DC online day trip planner .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Washington DC by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in August: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 36°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, George Washington's Mount Vernon, Old Town
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Valley Forge National Historical Park and Philadelphia Museum of Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Independence National Historical Park and Independence Hall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Dutch Wonderland (in Lancaster) and Kitchen Kettle Village (in Intercourse). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, and appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Washington DC to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Dutch Wonderland, Kitchen Kettle Village, Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Independence National Historical Park ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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.
Family-friendly places like Statue of Liberty National Monument and The Metropolitan Museum of Art will thrill your kids. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Times Square and Washington Square Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, shop like a local with SoHo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planning website .

Take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Smithtown.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
nights
Smithtown

Smithtown ©
Smithtown is a town in Suffolk County, New York, United States, on the North Shore of Long Island. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Southport Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, look for all kinds of wild species at Wolf Conservation Center, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Smithtown route planning tool .

Traveling by car from New York City to Smithtown takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Smithtown when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Smithtown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Long Beach, Gulf Beach, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Southport Beach, Wolf Conservation Center
Highlights from your plan
Wolf Conservation Center ©
Wolf Conservation Center
Gulf Beach ©
Gulf Beach
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation ©
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

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