24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Albany
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Munising
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Detroit
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Philadelphia
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Prague

3
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 The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Step off the beaten path and head to Speed Boats Tours and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's much more to do: make a trip to 9/11 Memorial, admire the striking features of The Oculus, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and get curious at Gulliver's Gate.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary maker site .

Prague, Czech Republic to New York City is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Prague to New York City is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Prague in August, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Albany.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

2
nights
Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at USS Slater DE-766, admire the masterpieces at The Clark Art Institute, and then admire the masterpieces at Norman Rockwell Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of New York State Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Secret Caverns, and then Head underground at Howe Caverns.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Albany planner .

Getting from New York City to Albany by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Albany, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Secret Caverns, The Clark Art Institute, Norman Rockwell Museum, Howe Caverns
Highlights from your plan
The Clark Art Institute ©
The Clark Art Institute
Howe Caverns ©
Howe Caverns
New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, examine the collection at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, then brush up on your military savvy at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, and finally get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip builder .

You can drive from Albany to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Detroit.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Buffalo, Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, Niagara Jet Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

1
night
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, then kick back and relax at Miner's Beach, and finally admire the sheer force of Tannery Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge, admire the sheer force of Laughing Whitefish Falls, then admire the sheer force of Au Train Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Autrain Falls, and finally take an in-depth tour of Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Munising trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Niagara Falls to Munising takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in August: highs in Munising hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Munising

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Miner's Beach, Autrain Falls, Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Tannery Falls ©
Tannery Falls
Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge ©
Au Train Falls ©
Au Train Falls

2
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Island Lake State Recreation Area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, contemplate the long history of The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, then examine the collection at Motown Museum, and finally stop by Shinola Bicycles. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Z Lot, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old St. Mary's Church, then explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and finally take in the waterfront at Detroit RiverFront.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Detroit trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Munising to Detroit in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Munising in August, with highs in Detroit at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Detroit

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Island Lake State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant ©
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount Washington and McConnells Mill State Park. Explore hidden gems such as Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Fort Pitt Museum. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Strip District, explore the world behind art at Carnegie Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History, and examine the collection at Randyland.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh itinerary maker tool .

Fly from Detroit to Pittsburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. August in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rivers of Steel, McConnells Mill State Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Strip District ©
Strip District

3
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.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like National Museum of African American History and Culture and Capitol Hill. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get a sense of history and politics at Smithsonian Institution Building.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pittsburgh in August: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 36°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan

6
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Visiting Valley Forge National Historical Park and Black Pearl Pirate Excursion will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Rodin Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Barnegat Lighthouse State Park (in Barnegat Light) and Ocean City Beach (in Ocean City). There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, contemplate the long history of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, gain insight at National Museum of American Jewish History, and examine the collection at National Constitution Center.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip website .

Take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Barnegat Lighthouse State Park, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Ocean City Beach, Black Pearl Pirate Excursion
Highlights from your plan
Rodin Museum ©
Rodin Museum
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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