15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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New York City
— 5 nights
2
Atlantic City
— 1 day
3
Philadelphia
— 1 night
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
5
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
6
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights

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.
9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Ellis Island and New York Public Library capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue, stop by Kalustyan's, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City online holiday planner.

Brisbane, Australia to New York City is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to New York City is minus 15 hours. When traveling from Brisbane in May, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

1
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Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
On the 9th (Thu), enjoy the sea views from Absecon Lighthouse, take in the waterfront at Atlantic City Boardwalk, and then wander the streets of Ocean City Beach.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Atlantic City trip builder site.

You can drive from New York City to Atlantic City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. May in Atlantic City sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ocean City Beach
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Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach
Absecon Lighthouse ©
Absecon Lighthouse

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Atlantic City to Philadelphia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Washington DC on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Nightlife Fun & Games

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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.
Head to Fell's Point and Takoma Park Farmers Marketfor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at National Gallery of Art and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, deepen your understanding at Georgetown University, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Washington DC online holiday planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Arlington, Takoma Park Farmers Market, Fell's Point
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take a stroll through Mount Washington, buy something for everyone on your list at Ross Park Mall, and then admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pittsburgh trip website.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Pittsburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Pittsburgh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ross Park Mall
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Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©
Ross Park Mall ©
Ross Park Mall

2
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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Our Lady of Victory Basilica and St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish will appeal to history buffs. For shopping fun, head to Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA or Walden Galleria Mall. Take a break from Niagara Falls with a short trip to Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park in Buffalo, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and contemplate the long history of Old Fort Niagara.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls route maker.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. May in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Shopping Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Buffalo, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Old Fort Niagara, Walden Galleria Mall
Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House

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