21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  14​h 15​min
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
2
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Chatham
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Boston
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Lake George
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Luxembourg City

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Old Rag Mountain Hike and National Zoological Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Antietam National Battlefield and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Luray to see Stony Man Mountain Hike about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get advice or help at Library of Congress, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Washington DC journey builder app .

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Washington DC is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and subway. You can also do a combination of bus, train, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Luxembourg City in August, expect Washington DC to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Antietam National Battlefield, Stony Man Mountain Hike, Old Rag Mountain Hike
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Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fifth Avenue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Get in touch with nature at Narwhal Yacht Charters and East River Waterfront Esplanade. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Bronx to see Bronx Zoo about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping Girlfriend NYC, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and look for gifts at The Strand Bookstore.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New York City tour planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

3
nights
Chatham

Chatham ©
Chatham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Get some cultural insight at Atwood House & Museum and Chatham Marconi Maritime Center. Take a break from the city and head to Cape Cod Rail Trail and Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Chatham Lighthouse Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Chatham Lighthouse, admire the majestic nature at Nickerson State Park, and learn more about the world around you at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chatham trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from New York City to Chatham takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in August; daily highs in Chatham reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Chatham

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Brewster, Cape Cod Rail Trail
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Chatham Marconi Maritime Center ©
Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
Chatham Lighthouse Beach ©
Chatham Lighthouse Beach
Nickerson State Park ©
Nickerson State Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then wander the streets of Newbury Street, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Boston tour app .

Traveling by car from Chatham to Boston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Boston sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Lake George.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

2
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Saratoga National Historical Park and The Hyde Collection Art Museum and Historic Home. Get outdoors at Prospect Mountain and Lake George. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lake George: Vermont Country Store (in Weston), Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home (in Manchester) and Fort Ticonderoga (in Ticonderoga). The adventure continues: try to win big at Saratoga Race Course, get engrossed in the history at The Fort William Henry Museum & Restoration, learn about winemaking at Adirondack Winery, and cool off at The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lake George trip maker .

Traveling by car from Chatham to Lake George takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Chatham in August since evenings lows in Lake George dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Lake George

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home, Saratoga Race Course, Fort Ticonderoga, The Hyde Collection Art Museum and Historic Home, Saratoga National Historical Park
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Lake George ©
Lake George
Saratoga National Historical Park ©
Saratoga National Historical Park
Prospect Mountain ©
Prospect Mountain

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, then steep yourself in history at Old Fort Niagara, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, get a taste of the local shopping with Walden Galleria Mall, then learn about all things military at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Lake George to Niagara Falls by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Lake George in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Niagara Falls, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Buffalo, Walden Galleria Mall, Old Fort Niagara
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

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