21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly
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Detroit
Drive
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Toledo
— 2 nights
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Drive to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Fly to Wichita Eisenhower National Airport, Drive to Toronto
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Toronto
— 1 day
+2
Drive to Wichita Eisenhower National Airport, Fly to Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA Airport, Drive to Big Stone Gap
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Big Stone Gap
— 1 day
+2
Drive to Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA Airport, Fly to Buffalo Niagara International Airport, Drive to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive
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Rochester
— 3 nights
Fly
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Lancaster
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hershey
— 1 night
Drive
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New York City
— 1 night
Drive
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New Haven
— 2 nights
Drive
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Queensbury
— 2 nights
Drive
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New London
— 2 nights
Drive to Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, Fly to London Heathrow Airport

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Detroit

The Motor City

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): examine the collection at The Henry Ford and then contemplate the long history of Motown Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Detroit day trip site.

London, UK to Detroit is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Detroit due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Detroit are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Toledo.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Toledo

— 2 nights
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. On the 6th (Sun), steep yourself in history at The 577 Foundation, then witness the site of a historic battle at Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield, then look for gifts at Levis Commons, and finally walk around Providence Metropark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): examine the collection at Snook's Dream Cars, take in the spiritual surroundings of Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maumee Bay State Park, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Maumee Bay Brew Pub.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Toledo route planner.

You can drive from Detroit to Toledo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. October in Toledo sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Toronto

— 1 day
Toronto is a city in Woodson County, Kansas, United States, along the Verdigris River. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Cross Timbers State Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Toledo to Toronto. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Toledo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Toronto, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Big Stone Gap.

Things to do in Toronto

Nature · Parks

Big Stone Gap

— 1 day
Big Stone Gap is a town in Wise County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Southwest Virginia Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Kentucky Coal Mining Museum, and then explore the striking landscape at Natural Tunnel State Park.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Big Stone Gap attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Toronto to Big Stone Gap. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Toronto in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Big Stone Gap: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Big Stone Gap

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Niagara Falls

— 1 night

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then take in the pleasant sights at Goat Island. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Gorge Trail.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Big Stone Gap to Niagara Falls. October in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Casinos · Fun & Games

Rochester

— 3 nights

Flower City

Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Get a sense of the local culture at McGregor Vineyard and Keuka Spring Vineyards. Your inner history buff will appreciate Abbey of the Genesee and Book of Mormon Publication Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Genesee Country Village & Museum (in Mumford), Knapp Winery & The Vineyard Restaurant (in Romulus) and Cayuga Wine Trail (in Seneca Falls). It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Hunt Country Vineyards and see the interesting displays at Jell-O Gallery Museum.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rochester online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Rochester takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lancaster.

Things to do in Rochester

Wineries · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Lancaster

— 2 nights

Red Rose City

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Historic Rock Ford, tee off at Water's Edge Mini-Golf, and then admire the natural beauty at Longwood Gardens. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lancaster trip planner.

You can fly from Rochester to Lancaster in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hershey.

Things to do in Lancaster

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Hershey

— 1 night

Chocolatetown, USA

Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): do a tasting at Nissley Vineyards and Winery, then do a tasting at Grandview Vineyard, then get in on the family fun at Mount Hope Estate & Winery, home of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, and finally learn about winemaking at Cullari Vineyards and Winery.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hershey online travel planner.

Drive from Lancaster to Hershey in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Hershey, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Hershey

Wineries · Theme Parks

Side Trips

New York City

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Richard W. DeKorte Park, then head outdoors with Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New York City route site.

Traveling by car from Hershey to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Hershey in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to New Haven.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

New Haven

— 2 nights
New Haven, in the U.S. state of Connecticut, is the principal municipality in Greater New Haven, which had a total population of 862,477 in 2010. On the 19th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Florence Griswold Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Shoreline Greenway Trail, then do a tasting at Paradise Hills Vineyard, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Sleeping Giant State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Bedell Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Lenz Winery, and then do a tasting at Jones Family Farm.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New Haven trip itinerary site.

You can drive from New York City to New Haven in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in New Haven when traveling from New York City in October, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Queensbury.

Things to do in New Haven

Wineries · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Queensbury

— 2 nights
Queensbury is a town in Warren County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home and then look for all kinds of wild species at Equinox Preservation Trust. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at The Hyde Collection Art Museum and Historic Home, then witness the site of a historic battle at Saratoga National Historical Park, then stop by Sugar Shack, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Southern Vermont Arts Center.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Queensbury itinerary planner.

Drive from New Haven to Queensbury in 3.5 hours. Traveling from New Haven in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Queensbury, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to New London.

Things to do in Queensbury

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

New London

— 2 nights
New London is a town in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, United States. On the 23rd (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tom, explore the stunning scenery at Quechee Gorge, and then snap pictures at Cornish-Windsor Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Taftsville Covered Bridge, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then sample the fine beverages at Vermont Spirits.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New London trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Queensbury to New London in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in New London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New London

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.