17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + train:  26​h
1
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls day trip site .

Sydney, Australia to Niagara Falls is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -15 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect nights in Niagara Falls to be cooler, around 2°C, while days are slightly colder, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fifth Avenue and Ellis Island. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Shopping Girlfriend NYC and Strand Bookstore. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, look for gifts at Tiffany & Co., admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City online road trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in April, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Museums Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, then get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, and finally contemplate the long history of Georgetown University. On the next day, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and then examine the collection at National Archives Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC holiday maker .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then steep yourself in history at Green-Meldrim House, and then steep yourself in history at Savannah Historic District.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Savannah trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Savannah takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in April, things will get a bit warmer in Savannah: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Green-Meldrim House ©
Green-Meldrim House

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): stroll through Folly Beach Public Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at The Center for Birds of Prey, then steep yourself in history at Aiken-Rhett House, and then sample the fine beverages at Charleston Distilling Co..

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Charleston day trip planner .

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Folly Beach Public Beach, The Center for Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House
Aiken-Rhett House ©
Aiken-Rhett House

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lincoln Road and Freedom Tower. Take a break from the city and head to Shark Valley and South Beach. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haulover Beach Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Dolphin Mall, shop like a local with Bayside Marketplace, and kick back and relax at Matheson Hammock Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Miami trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from Charleston to Miami takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Charleston in April: high temperatures in Miami hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Haulover Beach Park, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Village of Merrick Park
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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