17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  20​h
1
Richmond
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Buffalo
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

6
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Appomattox Court House National Historical Park and Pamplin Historical Park. Get in touch with nature at High Bridge Trail State Park and Hughlett Point Natural Area. Get out of town with these interesting Richmond side-trips: Charles City (Berkeley Plantation & Shirley Plantation), James Monroe's Highland (in Charlottesville) and James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at The Hague Winery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Episcopal Church, contemplate the long history of American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, and brush up on your military savvy at White House of the Confederacy.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Richmond trip itinerary planning site .

New Delhi, India to Richmond is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from New Delhi to Richmond due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in May, things will get cooler in Richmond: highs are around 30°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Charles City, James Madison's Montpelier, Pamplin Historical Park, The Hague Winery, James Monroe's Highland
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Antietam National Battlefield and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Air and Space Museum and Capitol Hill. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Old Town and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Richmond to Washington DC in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. May in Washington DC sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Old Town, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Antietam National Battlefield
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Get a sense of the local culture at Genesee Country Village & Museum and Our Lady of Victory Basilica. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Niagara Falls and Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Buffalo: Hidden Valley Animal Adventure (in Varysburg) and Niagara Falls Observation Tower (in Niagara Falls). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds and hike along Devil's Hole State Park.

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You can fly from Washington DC to Buffalo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in Buffalo reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Genesee Country Village & Museum, Hidden Valley Animal Adventure
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway and Balloon Rides. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cattus Island County Park and Hawk's Nest Highway. Go for a jaunt from New York City to New Windsor to see Schunnemunk State Park about 1h 20 min away. It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

Getting from Buffalo to New York City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. May in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Hawk's Nest Highway, Schunnemunk State Park, Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway, Balloon Rides, Cattus Island County Park
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway ©
Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway
Cattus Island County Park ©
Cattus Island County Park

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