15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bentonville
Drive:  6​h
1
Effingham
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
3
New York City
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Charlestown
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h
6
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
7
Indianapolis
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
End: Bentonville

1
night
Effingham

Effingham
Effingham is the largest city in, and the county seat of, Effingham County, Illinois, United States. To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Effingham road trip planner .

Bentonville to Effingham is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Effingham are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. You'll set off for Pittsburgh on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Effingham

Parks Nightlife Trails

1
night
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.
To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Effingham to Pittsburgh with the Route module. Traveling from Effingham to Pittsburgh, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Pittsburgh can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. You'll set off for New York City on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Outdoors Museums

6
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Free Tours by Foot. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Seaside Park Beach and Shinnecock East County Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Step out of New York City to go to Poughkeepsie and see Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and take a stroll through Washington Square Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planning app .

Fly from Pittsburgh to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Pittsburgh in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 72°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Charlestown.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Shinnecock East County Park, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Seaside Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

few
hours
Charlestown

Charlestown ©
Charlestown is a town in Washington County, Rhode Island, United States. On the 20th (Sat), stop by Fantastic Umbrella Factory and then kick back and relax at Charlestown Town Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Charlestown day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from New York City to Charlestown takes 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get little chillier in Charlestown: highs are around 81°F and lows about 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Charlestown

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Charlestown Town Beach ©
Charlestown Town Beach
Fantastic Umbrella Factory ©
Fantastic Umbrella Factory

3
nights
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Maine Craft Distilling, steep yourself in history at Wadsworth-Longfellow House, take in the exciting artwork at Abacus, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Allagash Brewery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Charlestown to Portland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Charlestown in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Portland, with lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Portland

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ogunquit
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Old Port ©
Old Port
Wadsworth-Longfellow House ©
Wadsworth-Longfellow House

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then examine the collection at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, and finally admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Niagara Falls Discovery Center, get engrossed in the history at Pierce-Arrow Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica, then take in the dramatic scenery at Eternal Flame Falls, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls tour itinerary website .

Getting from Columbus to Niagara Falls by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff, Eternal Flame Falls, Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Pierce-Arrow Museum
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Niagara Power Project Visitors Center ©

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night
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): look for gifts at Rocket Fizz.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Indianapolis vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Indianapolis takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Indianapolis are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hinkle Fieldhouse ©
Hinkle Fieldhouse
Rocket Fizz ©
Rocket Fizz

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