16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly + bus:  15​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
5
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
6
Whitefish
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Riga

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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and Tiles For America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of New York City to go to Belmar and see Belmar Beach, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Fifth Avenue, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, stop by Liddabit Sweets, and admire the landmark architecture of New York City Hall.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online tour itinerary planner .

Riga, Latvia to New York City is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Riga in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral and then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Washington DC hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex and then get some fabulous bargains at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in June; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 24th (Mon), take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Kathy Osterman Beach and then stroll through Lincoln Park Zoo.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Chicago trip builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, then browse the different shops at Mall of America, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Paul.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Minneapolis vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Minneapolis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Whitefish.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cathedral of Saint Paul, Mall of America
Highlights from your plan
Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Cathedral of Saint Paul ©
Cathedral of Saint Paul

4
nights
Whitefish

Whitefish ©
Whitefish is a city in Flathead County, Montana, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Grinnell Glacier and City Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Whitefish: River Rafting & Tubing (in West Glacier) and Glacier National Park (Highline Trail, Logan Pass, & more). There's more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Sunti World Art Gallery and tee off at Whitefish Lake Golf Club.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Whitefish trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Whitefish in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Minneapolis in June since evenings lows in Whitefish dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Whitefish

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
River Rafting & Tubing
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass

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