16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  11​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Minneapolis
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
New York City
— Few hours
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Milan

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.
You've added Grand Central Terminal, Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, and other attractions to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Patrick's Cathedral and New York Public Library. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Central Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

Milan, Italy to New York City is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

6
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mall of America and Crystal Cave. Explore Minneapolis' surroundings by going to Minneopa State Park (in Mankato), Munsinger Gardens (in Saint Cloud) and Hermann the German (in New Ulm). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some diversion at Target Field, explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and stop by Minnesota's Largest Candy Store.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Minneapolis trip itinerary website .

You can fly from New York City to Minneapolis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Minneapolis. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bloomington, Minneopa State Park, Minnesota's Largest Candy Store, Munsinger Gardens, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
Highlights from your plan
Munsinger Gardens ©
Munsinger Gardens
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Shedd Aquarium, Lincoln Park Zoo, Millennium Park, and other attractions. There's more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago and ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Chicago trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Michigan
Highlights from your plan
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Niagara Falls in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in August, Niagara Falls is little chillier at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Niagara Power Project Visitors Center
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls Observation Tower ©
Niagara Falls Observation Tower

few
hours
New York City

New York City
On the 28th (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with SoHo, wander the streets of Washington Square Park, then wander the streets of Greenwich Village, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the New York City journey planner.

Getting from Niagara Falls to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife Parks Tours

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