21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Cleveland
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Indianapolis
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Damascus
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
6
Charlottesville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
10
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Geneva

2
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Albany Pine Bush Preserve and then admire the majestic nature at Mount Greylock State Reservation.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Albany trip maker website .

Geneva, Switzerland to Albany is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Geneva to Albany due to the time zone difference. In August in Albany, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Howe Caverns, Mount Greylock State Reservation, Belleayre Beach
Highlights from your plan
Albany Pine Bush Preserve ©
Albany Pine Bush Preserve
Mount Greylock State Reservation ©
Belleayre Beach ©
Belleayre Beach

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, casinos, zoos & aquariums, shopping, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, hike along Devil's Hole State Park, make a trip to Third Street Art Alley, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Gorge Trail.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Albany to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail

2
nights
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 7th (Wed), explore the activities along Lake Erie Bluffs, tour the water at your own pace with Breakaway Excursions, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Cathedral. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, then explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and then make a trip to Hope Memorial Bridge.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cleveland itinerary planner.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Cleveland in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Niagara Falls in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Cleveland, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Erie Bluffs, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Breakaway Excursions
Highlights from your plan
Lake Erie Bluffs ©
Lake Erie Bluffs
Breakaway Excursions ©
Breakaway Excursions
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm ©
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm

1
day
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
On the 9th (Fri), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then meet the residents at White River State Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Victory Field.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Indianapolis online route builder .

You can drive from Cleveland to Indianapolis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Damascus.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
White River State Park ©
White River State Park
Room Escape Games
Victory Field ©
Victory Field

1
day
Damascus

Damascus ©
Damascus is a town in Washington County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Art Depot, ride a horse along Virginia Creeper Trail Club, and then hike along Virginia Creeper Trail.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Damascus route website .

You can drive from Indianapolis to Damascus in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. August in Damascus sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Damascus

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Abingdon
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Creeper Trail Club ©
Virginia Creeper Trail Club
The Art Depot ©
The Art Depot

1
night
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, learn about winemaking at First Colony Winery, then steep yourself in history at James Monroe's Highland, and finally experience rural life at Carter Mountain Orchard.

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Getting from Damascus to Charlottesville by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. In August in Charlottesville, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello ©
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
Carter Mountain Orchard ©
Carter Mountain Orchard
James Monroe's Highland ©
James Monroe's Highland

1
night
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Virginia Beach and then stroll through Sandbridge Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Virginia Beach trip builder site .

You can drive from Charlottesville to Virginia Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Charlottesville in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Virginia Beach, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Virginia Beach ©
Virginia Beach

1
night
Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague Island ©
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Chincoteague Island route planning website .

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. August in Chincoteague Island sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
When in Philadelphia, make a side trip to see Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, approximately 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, meet the residents at Philadelphia Zoo, see the interesting displays at Please Touch Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Chincoteague Island to Philadelphia by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Adventure Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Zoo ©
Philadelphia Zoo
Adventure Aquarium ©
Adventure Aquarium

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, make a trip to 9/11 Memorial, and explore and take pictures at The High Line.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip planning app .

Take a bus from Philadelphia to New York City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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