24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
2
Albany
— 2 nights
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
4
Munising
— 1 night
5
Detroit
— 2 nights
6
Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
8
Philadelphia
— 6 nights

3
nights
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 New York Public Library. Kids will enjoy Speed Boats Tours and Empire State Building. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial, admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, and admire the striking features of Trinity Church.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City online attractions planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to New York City is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Prague to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Prague in August: high temperatures in New York City hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Albany.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
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): take an in-depth tour of USS Slater DE-766, then explore the world behind art at The Clark Art Institute, and then explore the world behind art at Norman Rockwell Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at New York State Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Secret Caverns, and then Head underground at Howe Caverns.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Albany online road trip planner.

You can drive from New York City to Albany in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Albany. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Norman Rockwell Museum, Howe Caverns, The Clark Art Institute, Secret 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 Martin House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then see the interesting displays at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, then learn about all things military at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, and finally head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls travel route planner.

Drive from Albany to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Munising.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Buffalo, Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, Niagara Jet Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures

1
night
Munising

Munising ©
Munising is a city on the southern shore of Lake Superior on the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, explore the striking landscape at Miners Castle Rock, then enjoy the sand and surf at Miner's Beach, and finally admire the sheer force of Tannery Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Eben Ice Caves and Canyon Falls & Gorge, then admire the sheer force of Laughing Whitefish Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Au Train Falls, and finally get engrossed in the history at Pictured Rocks Interpretive Center.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Munising trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Munising takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and taxi. While traveling from Niagara Falls, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Munising, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Munising

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the activities along Island Lake State Recreation Area, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, steep yourself in history at The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, then steep yourself in history at Motown Museum, and finally stop by Shinola Bicycles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): make a trip to The Z Lot, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 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 reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Detroit road trip website.

Getting from Munising to Detroit by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Munising in August, things will get a bit warmer in Detroit: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Detroit

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

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. Bring the kids along to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Strip District. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Fort Pitt Museum, explore the world behind art at Carnegie Museum of Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Anthony Chapel, and see the interesting displays at Randyland.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Detroit to Pittsburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Pittsburgh are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

McConnells Mill State Park, Rivers of Steel
Highlights from your plan
Strip District ©
Strip District
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Museum of African American History and Culture. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and National Air and Space Museum. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Smithsonian American Art Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Pittsburgh to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Washington DC is a bit warmer than Pittsburgh - with highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough 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
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

6
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Philadelphia Museum of Art and National Constitution Center. Family-friendly places like Black Pearl Pirate Excursion and Rodin Museum will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Ocean City Beach (in Ocean City), Barnegat Lighthouse State Park (in Barnegat Light) and Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge). The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, examine the collection at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of American Jewish History, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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

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