18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Drive:  12​h
1
Toledo
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
2
Cooperstown
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
New York City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Hershey
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Sandusky
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Cincinnati
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Kansas City

1
night
Toledo

Toledo
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Toledo visit planner .

Kansas City to Toledo is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kansas City to Toledo is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kansas City in June: high temperatures in Toledo hover around 81°F and lows are around 62°F. On the 5th (Fri), you'll travel to Cooperstown.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Nightlife Outdoors

7
nights
Cooperstown

Cooperstown ©
Best known as the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown embraces Americana.
Take a break from the city and head to Howe Caverns and Greek Peak Mountain Resort. Northeast Classic Car Museum and Pail Shop Vineyards are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Cooperstown: Turning Stone Resort Casino (in Verona), Onondaga Lake Park (in Liverpool) and New York State Museum (in Albany). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Glimmerglass State Park, see the interesting displays at National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, take an in-depth tour of Fenimore Art Museum, and admire the striking features of Olana State Historic Site.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cooperstown trip planner .

Kansas City to Cooperstown is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kansas City to Cooperstown, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kansas City in June, expect Cooperstown to be slightly colder, temps between 75°F and 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Cooperstown

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Norwich, Fly Creek, Howe Caverns, Olana State Historic Site, Turning Stone Resort Casino
Highlights from your plan
Northeast Classic Car Museum ©
Northeast Classic Car Museum
Onondaga Lake Park ©
Onondaga Lake Park
Pail Shop Vineyards ©
Pail Shop Vineyards

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and then take a stroll through North End. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Boston online attractions planner .

Getting from Cooperstown to Boston by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
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.
On the 14th (Sun), make a trip to Central Park and then wander the streets of Times Square. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, and finally explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial.

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

Do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hershey.

Things to do in New York City

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

2
nights
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
On the 16th (Tue), examine the collection at The Hershey Story, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hershey Gardens, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Cullari Vineyards and Winery and then get in on the family fun at Hersheypark.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hershey trip planning website .

You can drive from New York City to Hershey in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Hershey can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark
The Hershey Story ©
The Hershey Story
Cullari Vineyards and Winery ©
Cullari Vineyards and Winery

2
nights
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Thomas Edison Birthplace, make a splash at Great Wolf Lodge Water Park, then find something for the whole family at Ghostly Manor Thrill Center, and finally cool off at Castaway Bay Waterpark.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sandusky trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Hershey to Sandusky takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Sandusky

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Thomas Edison Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
Great Wolf Lodge Water Park ©
Great Wolf Lodge Water Park
Thomas Edison Birthplace ©
Thomas Edison Birthplace
Ghostly Manor Thrill Center ©
Ghostly Manor Thrill Center

2
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino, learn more about the world around you at Cincinnati Museum Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, then stroll the grounds of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, and then see the interesting displays at Lucky Cat Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cincinnati trip planner.

You can drive from Sandusky to Cincinnati in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 61°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trip

U.S. Grant Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Cincinnati Museum Center ©
Cincinnati Museum Center

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