21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 14 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Blue Mountain Lake
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

14
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Bronx Zoo. Get some cultural insight at Fifth Avenue and Statue of Liberty National Monument. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway (in Manasquan), Hook Mountain State Park (in Valley Cottage) and Palmyra Cove Nature Park (in Palmyra). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, grab your bike and head to East River Waterfront Esplanade, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiles For America, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary website .

If you are flying in from Saudi Arabia, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Hook Mountain State Park, Demarest Nature Center, Minnewaska State Park Preserve, DM Weil Gallery
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
night
Blue Mountain Lake

Blue Mountain Lake ©
Blue Mountain Lake is a rural hamlet in the Town of Indian Lake of Hamilton County, New York at the intersection of New York Routes 28 and 30. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Buttermilk Falls, then look for gifts at Hoss's Country Corner, and then browse the exhibits of Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Blue Mountain Lake trip builder site .

Getting from New York City to Blue Mountain Lake by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from New York City in November, you will find days in Blue Mountain Lake are a bit cooler (6°C), and nights are colder (-6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Blue Mountain Lake

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Long Lake
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Buttermilk Falls ©
Buttermilk Falls
Hoss's Country Corner ©
Hoss's Country Corner

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 19th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, browse the different shops at One Niagara "The Gateway to the Falls", then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then have some family-friendly fun at Walden Galleria Mall, and then revel in the low prices at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Blue Mountain Lake to Niagara Falls by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Blue Mountain Lake in November; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 10°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Buffalo, Walden Galleria Mall
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): examine the collection at The Field Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Chicago road trip tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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