21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  26​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Leominster
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Bar Harbor
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Bangor
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Lincoln
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Brattleboro
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Clayton
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
Lake George
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Newburgh
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
11
Lancaster
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
12
Reading
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Met Cloisters and Speed Boats Tours. St. Patrick's Cathedral and New York City Hall will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Greenwich Village, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and stroll around Washington Square Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -15 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in New York City: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Newburgh.

Things to do in New York City

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Speed Boats Tours
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Greenwich Village ©
Greenwich Village

1
night
Leominster

Leominster ©
Leominster is a city in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): walk around Central Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Leominster trip planner .

Getting from New York City to Leominster by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from New York City in August, Leominster is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Leominster

Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, Central Park
Highlights from your plan
Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Central Park ©
Central Park

1
night
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bar Harbor itinerary site .

Explore your travel options from Leominster to Bar Harbor with the Route module. When traveling from Leominster in August, plan for slightly colder days in Bar Harbor, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. You'll set off for Bangor on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city along the Penobscot River in the U.S. On the 13th (Tue), explore the landscape on two wheels at Bangor City Forest, walk around Penobscot River Walkway, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at 2 Feet Brewing.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bangor online journey planner .

Take a bus from Bar Harbor to Bangor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. In August in Bangor, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lincoln.

Things to do in Bangor

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Bangor City Forest ©
Bangor City Forest
2 Feet Brewing ©
2 Feet Brewing

2
nights
Lincoln

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park and Franconia Falls. Visiting Georgiana Falls and Indian Head will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Seven Birches Winery, take some stellar pictures from Sugar Hill Scenic Vista, go for a walk through Pemigewasset River, and get your game on at Hobo Hills Adventure Golf.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lincoln trip app .

You can drive from Bangor to Lincoln in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brattleboro.

Things to do in Lincoln

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park ©
Seven Birches Winery ©
Seven Birches Winery
Georgiana Falls ©
Georgiana Falls

1
night
Brattleboro

Brattleboro
Brattleboro, originally Brattleborough, is a town in Windham County, Vermont, United States. For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Brattleboro planning tool .

You can drive from Lincoln to Brattleboro in 2.5 hours. August in Brattleboro sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Brattleboro

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Naulakha
Naulakha
Saxtons  Distillery ©
Saxtons Distillery
Fire Arts Vermont ©
Fire Arts Vermont

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Niagara Falls Observation Tower and Devil's Hole State Park. Step out of the city life by going to Hyde Park Golf Course and Niagara Wine Trail USA. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Niagara Falls Discovery Center, make a trip to Third Street Art Alley, go for a walk through Goat Island, and admire the masterpieces at Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls online itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Brattleboro to Niagara Falls takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Clayton.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Goat Island ©
Goat Island
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park
Hyde Park Golf Course ©
Hyde Park Golf Course

1
night
Clayton

Clayton ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Grass Point State Park, learn about winemaking at The Cape Winery, then stroll around Cedar Point State Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Zenda Farms Preserve.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Clayton itinerary builder site .

Drive from Niagara Falls to Clayton in 4 hours. August in Clayton sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lake George.

Things to do in Clayton

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

The Cape Winery, Grass Point State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point State Park ©
Cedar Point State Park
Grass Point State Park ©
Grass Point State Park
Zenda Farms Preserve ©
Zenda Farms Preserve

1
night
Lake George

Lake George ©
A playground for America’s wealthy families, Lake George was nicknamed "Queen of the American Lakes." While these families often stayed in private country houses, a tourism industry built up around them in the early 20th century facilitated by two YMCAs.
On the 22nd (Thu), hike along Buck mountain hiking trail, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Lake George Distilling Company, and then kick back and relax at Million Dollar Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lake George travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Clayton to Lake George takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Lake George can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Newburgh.

Things to do in Lake George

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lake George Distilling Company ©
Lake George Distilling Company

1
night
Newburgh

Newburgh ©
Newburgh is a city located in Orange County, New York, United States, 60mi north of New York City, and 90mi south of Albany, on the Hudson River. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): walk around Downing Park and then contemplate the long history of Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Newburgh trip planner .

Traveling by car from Lake George to Newburgh takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lancaster.

Things to do in Newburgh

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Downing Park ©
Downing Park

1
night
Lancaster

Lancaster
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Lancaster fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Newburgh to Lancaster in 3.5 hours. August in Lancaster sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. You will leave for Reading on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Lancaster

Parks Shopping Museums

2
nights
Reading

Reading ©
Reading, is the county seat of Berks County and with a population of 87,575 is the fifth-largest city in Pennsylvania. Discover out-of-the-way places like Reading Fightin Phils, FirstEnergy Stadium and Mid-Atlantic Air Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Pagoda, see the interesting displays at Reading Public Museum, take an in-depth tour of Berks History Center, and look for gifts at Vanity Fair.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Reading holiday planner.

Drive from Lancaster to Reading in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Reading are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Reading

Museums Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Berks County Heritage Center ©
Berks County Heritage Center
Reading Public Museum
Reading Public Museum
Pagoda ©
Pagoda

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