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:  13​h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Milan

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts and then take a stroll through Newbury Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): hunt for treasures at Quincy Market, then kick back and relax at Hampton Beach State Park, and then take an in-depth tour of Strawbery Banke Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Boston online sightseeing planner .

Milan, Italy to Boston is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Boston are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Strawbery Banke Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Hampton Beach State Park
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Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory Basilica, then stop by Vidler's 5 & 10, and then get in on the family fun at Martin's Fantasy Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls tour builder tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to Niagara Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Vidler's 5 & 10, Fantasy Island
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica

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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.
On the 21st (Tue), examine the collection at The Nationality Rooms, admire the landmark architecture of Hartwood Acres, and then have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip builder tool .

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Pittsburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Hartwood Acres
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Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Hartwood Acres ©
Hartwood Acres

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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.
Get some cultural insight at National Air and Space Museum and Fell's Point. Escape the urban bustle at Fort McHenry National Monument and Phillips Wharf Environmental Center. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to St. Michaels (1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse & Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum). It doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns and wander the streets of Old Town.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Pittsburgh in August; daily highs in Washington DC reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Baltimore, St. Michaels, Phillips Wharf Environmental Center, Old Town, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum ©
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

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night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then get to know the fascinating history of Independence Mall, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence National Historical Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at Independence Hall.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia tour itinerary builder .

You can take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Independence National Historical Park ©
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Independence Mall ©
Independence Mall

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Head to Fifth Avenue and Chelsea Marketfor some retail therapy. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Cattus Island County Park (in Toms River) and Quogue Wildlife Refuge (in Quogue). It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and stroll through Central Park.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New York City journey maker tool .

Traveling by bus from Philadelphia to New York City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Cattus Island County Park, Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral