17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  16​h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
New York City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Roanoke
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Minneapolis
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Beirut

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Newbury Street as well as Freedom Trail. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): wander the streets of North End. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, stroll around Boston Common, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and finally wander the streets of Newbury Street.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Boston itinerary planner .

Beirut, Lebanon to Boston is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Beirut to Boston, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beirut in October, things will get a bit cooler in Boston: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping
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North End ©
North End
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

1
night
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 New York Public Library as well as Grand Central Terminal. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): examine the collection at New York Public Library and then admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums
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New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Grand Central Terminal ©
Grand Central Terminal

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Reading Terminal Market.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip planner .

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, The National Archives Museum, The Pentagon, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get your bearings at Library of Congress, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC online tour builder .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Roanoke.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

4
nights
Roanoke

Roanoke
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. Planning Roanoke trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of subway, bus, and flight from Washington DC to Roanoke takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, flight, and car. Traveling from Washington DC in October, plan for little chillier nights in Roanoke, with lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Minneapolis on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks Museums Shopping

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Extreme Sandbox (in Hastings) and National Eagle Center (in Wabasha). There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game, explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, explore the activities along Chain of Lakes, and enjoy some diversion at Target Field.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Minneapolis trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Roanoke to Minneapolis in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Roanoke to Minneapolis due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Roanoke in October, things will get a bit cooler in Minneapolis: highs are around 18°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Bloomington, Saint Paul, Candyland, Extreme Sandbox, National Eagle Center
Highlights from your plan
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Chain of Lakes ©
Chain of Lakes
National Eagle Center ©
National Eagle Center

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