17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 1 night
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Roanoke
— 4 nights
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Minneapolis
— 5 nights

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Boston

Boston ©

Beantown

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): stop by North End. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, stroll around Boston Common, then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and finally wander the streets of Newbury Street.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Boston tour planning site.

Beirut, Lebanon to Boston is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Beirut to Boston, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Beirut in October; daily highs in Boston reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

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North End ©
North End
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

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.

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You can drive from Boston to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in October; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

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

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Reading Terminal Market has been added to your itinerary.

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

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

Things to do in Philadelphia

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

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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.
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. On the 23rd (Wed), ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial, 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. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip maker website.

Getting from Philadelphia to Washington DC by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Roanoke.

Things to do in Washington DC

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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

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Roanoke

Roanoke
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Roanoke tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Roanoke takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Roanoke when traveling from Washington DC in October, with lows around 11°C. On the 28th (Mon), you'll travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©

The City of Lakes

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Minneapolis side-trips: Extreme Sandbox (in Hastings) and National Eagle Center (in Wabasha). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, browse the different shops at Mall of America, find something for the whole family at Cafesjian's Carousel, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis itinerary planner.

Getting from Roanoke to Minneapolis by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Roanoke to Minneapolis is minus 1 hour. In October, Minneapolis is slightly colder than Roanoke - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Fun & Games · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Extreme Sandbox ©
Extreme Sandbox
National Eagle Center ©
National Eagle Center

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