23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Corning
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Cleveland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Harrisonburg
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Charlottesville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Virginia Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Chincoteague Island
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
12
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Geneva


2
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Belleayre Beach and then take an in-depth tour of New York State Museum.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Albany road trip tool .

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. Traveling from Geneva to Albany, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Corning.

Things to do in Albany

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Lake George, Belleayre Beach
Highlights from your plan
New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum
Belleayre Beach ©
Belleayre Beach
Lake George ©
Lake George

2
nights
Corning

Corning ©
Corning is a city in Steuben County, New York, United States, on the Chemung River. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass and then admire the majestic nature at Hills Creek State Park. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at Watkins Glen State Park, then take a peaceful walk through Henry A. Smith Woods, and then stroll the grounds of Woodlawn National Cemetery.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Corning online journey maker .

Getting from Albany to Corning by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Albany in August since evenings lows in Corning dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Corning

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Watkins Glen State Park, Woodlawn National Cemetery, Hills Creek State Park, Henry A. Smith Woods
Highlights from your plan
Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Hills Creek State Park ©
Hills Creek State Park

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): hike along Niagara Gorge Trail, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. On the next day, head off the coast to Grass Island, then take a peaceful walk through Tillman Road Wildlife Management Area, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Times Beach Preserve.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Corning to Niagara Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tillman Road Wildlife Management Area, Times Beach Preserve
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Erie Bluffs, examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Main Street Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakeview Park.

Make your Cleveland itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Cleveland in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cleveland when traveling from Niagara Falls in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Harrisonburg.

Things to do in Cleveland

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lakeview Park, St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church, Main Street Beach, Lake Erie Bluffs
Highlights from your plan
Main Street Beach ©
Main Street Beach
Lake Erie Bluffs ©
Lake Erie Bluffs
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

2
nights
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 11th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heinz Memorial Chapel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Anthony Chapel, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of PNC Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka.

Plan trip to Pittsburgh with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Cleveland to Pittsburgh in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Harrisonburg.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Historic Sites Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka
Highlights from your plan
Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka ©
Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka
Saint Anthony Chapel ©
Saint Anthony Chapel

1
day
Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg ©
Harrisonburg is an independent city in the Shenandoah Valley region of the U.S. On the 13th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Natural Chimneys Park and Campground, contemplate the long history of Woodrow Wilson Birthplace, then Head underground at Grand Caverns, and finally experience rural life at White Oak Lavender Farm.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Harrisonburg travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Pittsburgh to Harrisonburg in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Harrisonburg

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grand Caverns, Natural Chimneys Park and Campground, Woodrow Wilson Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
Natural Chimneys Park and Campground ©
Grand Caverns ©
Grand Caverns
White Oak Lavender Farm ©
White Oak Lavender Farm

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.
On the 14th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, steep yourself in history at Mulberry Row, then trek along Saunders-Monticello Trail, and finally gain insight at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Charlottesville trip planner .

Traveling by car from Harrisonburg to Charlottesville takes 1.5 hours. August in Charlottesville sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello ©
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
Saunders-Monticello Trail ©
Saunders-Monticello Trail

2
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Historic Christ Church, then immerse yourself in nature at York River State Park, then contemplate the long history of Governor's Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Williamsburg trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Charlottesville to Williamsburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Historic Christ Church
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Williamsburg ©
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Governor's Palace ©
Governor's Palace
Historic Christ Church ©
Historic Christ Church

2
nights
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.
On the 17th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Cape Henry Lighthouse, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sandbridge Beach, and finally appreciate the history behind Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Memorial. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Kiptopeke State Park, then enjoy the sea views from Old Point Comfort Lighthouse, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Virginia Beach day trip planner.

Drive from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Old Point Comfort Lighthouse, Kiptopeke State Park
Highlights from your plan
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Chincoteague Island

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
On the 19th (Mon), head outdoors with Donald J. Leonard, enjoy the sea views from Assateague Lighthouse, then look for gifts at Pony Tails, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tryfan Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cast your line with a fishing tour and then immerse yourself in nature at Janes Island State Park.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Chincoteague Island trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Chincoteague Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trips

Janes Island State Park, Assateague Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Janes Island State Park ©
Janes Island State Park
Assateague Lighthouse ©
Assateague Lighthouse

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get your bearings at Masonic Temple, admire the striking features of Independence Hall, then contemplate the long history of Battleship New Jersey, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Chincoteague Island to Philadelphia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to take a bus to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Battleship New Jersey
Highlights from your plan
Battleship New Jersey ©
Battleship New Jersey
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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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.
On the 22nd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at 8th Ave Jetty and then stroll through Long Beach. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Jones Beach State Park and then kick back and relax at Tobay Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Philadelphia to New York City by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Tobay Beach, Jones Beach State Park, 8th Ave Jetty, Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
Jones Beach State Park ©
Jones Beach State Park
Tobay Beach ©
Tobay Beach

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