17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22​h 30​min
1
North Creek
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Clayton
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Hershey
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

1
day
North Creek

North Creek ©
North Creek is a census-designated place and hamlet in the Adirondack Park, in the town of Johnsburg, in Warren County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Stone Bridge and Caves, admire the majestic nature at Scaroon Manor State Park, and then get outside with Square Eddy Expeditions.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read North Creek itinerary planner .

Jerusalem, Israel to North Creek is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Jerusalem to North Creek, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Clayton.

Things to do in North Creek

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pottersville
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Square Eddy Expeditions ©
Square Eddy Expeditions

1
night
Clayton

Clayton ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the galleries of Boldt Yacht House, step off the mainland to explore Heart Island, then immerse yourself in nature at Grass Point State Park, and finally stop by 1000 Islands River Rat Cheese.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Clayton trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from North Creek to Clayton takes 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Clayton are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Clayton

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Alexandria Bay
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Heart Island ©
Heart Island
Grass Point State Park ©
Grass Point State Park
1000 Islands River Rat Cheese ©
1000 Islands River Rat Cheese

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Head to Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA and Three Sisters Trading Postfor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at Cave of the Winds and Niagara Jet Adventures. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, admire the majestic nature at Devil's Hole State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Gorge Trail, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls online journey planner .

You can drive from Clayton to Niagara Falls in 4 hours. In July in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara Jet Adventures
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at National Zoological Park, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, and then contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Washington DC by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In July, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Arlington
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

2
nights
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Den, then explore and take pictures at Gettysburg National Military Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Shriver House Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Victorian Photography Studio, then stop by Gettysburg Battlefield Books & Collectibles, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Evergreen Cemetery, and finally take in the history at Confederate Trails of Gettysburg.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gettysburg trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Gettysburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in July; daily highs in Gettysburg reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Hershey.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Devils Den ©
Devils Den

2
nights
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Hersheypark. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at The Amish Farm and House, look for gifts at Kitchen Kettle Village, then contemplate the long history of Ephrata Cloister, and finally indulge your taste buds at Kissel Hill Fruit Farm.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Hershey trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Hershey takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ephrata Cloister, Kissel Hill Fruit Farm, The Amish Farm and House, Kitchen Kettle Village
Highlights from your plan
Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark
Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village
The Amish Farm and House ©
The Amish Farm and House

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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. Head to Shopping Girlfriend NYC and The Strand Bookstorefor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, steep yourself in history at New York City Hall, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hershey to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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