16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brooklyn
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Ithaca
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Ann Arbor
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Traverse City
— 1 night
bus + ferry:  4​h 15​min
5
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
+3
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Green Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Iowa City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Kansas City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
10
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
12
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Laguna Niguel

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Ithaca

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. On the 10th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Robert Treman State Park, admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, and then relax in the rural setting at Lively Run Dairy.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ithaca online itinerary planner .

Brooklyn to Ithaca is an approximately 4-hour combination of subway, bus, and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Brooklyn in September; daily highs in Ithaca reach 73°F and lows reach 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Ithaca

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Taughannock Falls State Park, Lively Run Dairy
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Robert Treman State Park ©
Robert Treman State Park
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park
Lively Run Dairy ©
Lively Run Dairy

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): Head underground at Cave of the Winds, meet the residents at Aquarium of Niagara, and then examine the collection at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Ithaca to Niagara Falls in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ann Arbor.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

#Parks, #Nature, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Niagara Power Project Visitors Center
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara
Niagara Power Project Visitors Center ©

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Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor ©
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. On the 12th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Indian Creek Zoo, then look for all kinds of wild species at Elizabeth Park, and then make a trip to University of Michigan. On the next day, indulge your taste buds at Spicers Orchards.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ann Arbor sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Ann Arbor in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and car. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Niagara Falls in September since evenings lows in Ann Arbor dip to 50°F. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Ann Arbor

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Indian Creek Zoo, Elizabeth Park, Spicers Orchards
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Indian Creek Zoo ©
Indian Creek Zoo
Elizabeth Park ©
Elizabeth Park
Spicers Orchards ©
Spicers Orchards

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night
Traverse City

Traverse City
Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
To find out how to plan a trip to Traverse City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Ann Arbor to Traverse City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Traverse City, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 54°F at night. You'll set off for Mackinac Island on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Traverse City

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Biddle House, then immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Fort Holmes, stop by Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mackinac Island trip builder site .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Traverse City to Mackinac Island in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Traverse City in September, expect nights in Mackinac Island to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Green Bay.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church

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Green Bay

Green Bay
Home of the Green Bay Packers, the city of Green Bay centers around sports and is home to hundreds of notable football icons, including Brett Favre and Curly Lambeau.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Green Bay itinerary planner.

Getting from Mackinac Island to Green Bay by combination of ferry, bus, and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mackinac Island to Green Bay due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Mackinac Island, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Green Bay, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Iowa City.

Things to do in Green Bay

#Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trip

De Pere Riverwalk And Wildlife Viewing Area

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Iowa City

Iowa City ©
Iowa City is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. On the 17th (Mon), stop by Prairie Lights, contemplate the long history of Herbert Hoover National Historic Site, then get engrossed in the history at Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Macbride Nature Recreation Area.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Iowa City online day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Green Bay to Iowa City with the Route module. Traveling from Green Bay in September, expect nights in Iowa City to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Iowa City

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

West Branch, Macbride Nature Recreation Area
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Macbride Nature Recreation Area ©
Macbride Nature Recreation Area
Prairie Lights ©
Prairie Lights
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site ©

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
On the 18th (Tue), have fun and explore at Kaleidoscope, get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Moon Marble Company.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kansas City trip planner .

Drive from Iowa City to Kansas City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Iowa City in September, Kansas City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 64°F. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Kansas City

#Museums, #Wildlife, #Parks

Side Trips

Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area, Moon Marble Company
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Kaleidoscope ©
Kaleidoscope
Moon Marble Company ©
Moon Marble Company
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at Museum of Osteology, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oklahoma City Zoo, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Martin Park Nature Center. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Science Museum Oklahoma.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Oklahoma City travel route site .

Drive from Kansas City to Oklahoma City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 64°F. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

#Museums, #Parks, #Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Science Museum Oklahoma ©
Science Museum Oklahoma
Oklahoma City Zoo ©
Oklahoma City Zoo
Museum of Osteology ©
Museum of Osteology

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Albuquerque online road trip planner .

Fly from Oklahoma City to Albuquerque in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Albuquerque

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

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Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 23rd (Sun), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Albuquerque in September, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 75°F and 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 24th (Mon), stop by Las Vegas North Premium Outlets and then have fun at Battlefield Vegas.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas route builder site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 71°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 93°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Shopping, #Fun & Games
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Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas

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