20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Cincinnati
— 1 day
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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
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Albany
— 1 night
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Boston
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
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Baltimore
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 3 nights

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Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©

The Queen of the West

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Redbird Hollow Preserve, stroll the grounds of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, and then examine the collection at Lucky Cat Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Cincinnati road trip site.

Indianapolis to Cincinnati is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lucky Cat Museum ©
Lucky Cat Museum

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 14th (Sun), stop by Larrimor's, see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington, and finally view the masterpieces at Pittsburgh Glass Center.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pittsburgh road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Pittsburgh Glass Center ©
Pittsburgh Glass Center

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center and St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish. Step out of the city life by going to Cave of the Winds and Niagara Gorge Trail. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Hole State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, stop by Three Sisters Trading Post, and take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park

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Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at New York State Museum, get engrossed in the history at USS Slater DE-766, then sample the fine beverages at The Albany Distilling Company, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at First Lutheran Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Albany trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Albany in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum
USS Slater DE-766 ©
USS Slater DE-766
First Lutheran Church ©
First Lutheran Church

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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.
On the 19th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, wander the streets of Newbury Street, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Old South Meeting House, then take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and then shop like a local with Charles Street.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Boston day trip website.

You can drive from Albany to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library ©
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Firenze Jewels. 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Times Square, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To find ratings and other tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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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.
Head to Rittenhouse Square and Reading Terminal Marketfor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate Independence Hall and Elfreth's Alley. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, tour the pleasant surroundings at Schuylkill River Trail, examine the collection at Please Touch Museum, and trek along Kelly Drive.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia online tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, then appreciate the history behind Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, and then take a stroll through Fell's Point.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Baltimore itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Baltimore takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Baltimore sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Fell's Point ©
Fell's Point

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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.
Appreciate the collections at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Washington National Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip planning tool.

Getting from Baltimore to Washington DC by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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