21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
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Boston
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Albany
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Syracuse
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Salamanca
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Harrisburg
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
9
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
10
Boston
— 1 night
End: Boston


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nights
Boston

Boston ©
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.
Let the collections at Heritage Museums & Gardens and Boston Children's Museum capture your imagination. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Newbury Street and Quincy Market. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Plimoth Plantation (in Plymouth) and Newport (The Breakers & Cliff Walk). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library and engage your brain at Museum of Science.

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If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Manchester Airport and Portsmouth International at Pease Airport. In July in Boston, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Newport, Plimoth Plantation, Heritage Museums & Gardens
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Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

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night
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. On the 19th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Martin Van Buren National Historic Site, then stroll through New York State Museum, and then ponder the world of politics at New York State Capitol.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Albany trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Boston to Albany takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Albany can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
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New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site ©
New York State Capitol ©
New York State Capitol

1
night
Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Onondaga Lake Park, shop like a local with Destiny USA, and then get engrossed in the history at Erie Canal Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Syracuse tour builder tool .

Traveling by car from Albany to Syracuse takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Syracuse, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Syracuse

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Onondaga Lake Park
Highlights from your plan
Destiny USA ©
Destiny USA
Onondaga Lake Park ©
Onondaga Lake Park
Erie Canal Museum ©
Erie Canal Museum

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, and then steep yourself in history at Old Fort Niagara. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex, then get a taste of the local shopping with Walden Galleria, and then learn about all things military at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Niagara Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Salamanca.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
Salamanca

Salamanca ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Allegany State Park and then grab your bike and head to Holiday Valley.

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You can drive from Niagara Falls to Salamanca in 2 hours. Traveling from Niagara Falls in July, expect Salamanca to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Harrisburg.

Things to do in Salamanca

Parks Winter Sports Golf

Side Trip

Holiday Valley
Highlights from your plan
Holiday Valley ©
Holiday Valley
Allegany State Park ©
Allegany State Park

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Harrisburg

Harrisburg
Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. Plan my day in Harrisburg using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Salamanca to Harrisburg in 4.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Salamanca in July; daily highs in Harrisburg reach 35°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

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nights
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Head to Eastern Market and Politics & Prose Bookstorefor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Harrisburg to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and subway. Traveling from Harrisburg in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation and then learn and have fun at Longwood Gardens.

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Take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Classes Nightlife

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Chelsea Marketfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. The adventure continues: make a trip to 9/11 Memorial, get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping Girlfriend NYC, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City holiday maker website .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
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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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night
Boston

Boston ©
On the 2nd (Thu), get engrossed in the history at The House of the Seven Gables, then get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum, then get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, and finally take a stroll through Newbury Street.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Boston trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Boston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Boston, with lows around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Salem
Highlights from your plan
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
The Paul Revere House ©
The Paul Revere House
USS Constitution Museum ©
USS Constitution Museum

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